Clock with red padauk frame and red-white Kokomo glass

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Project by DaleMaley posted 10-03-2014 12:51 AM 1347 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

On my first clock of this design style, I used red oak for the frame, and a blue-white Kokomo glass.

On this 2nd clock of this design, I made a red padauk frame. I chose a red-white Kokomo glass.

This red-white Kokomo glass really goes well with the red padauk frame.

I am not a professional photographer, so my pictures do not do this clock justice. It really turned out to be a beautiful clock. My wife even agrees it is a very pretty clock :)

It can be used as a mantle or wall-mount clock.

To see the trials & tribulations I had making this clock, see my web site.

-- Dale, Illinois,

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#1 posted 10-03-2014 11:56 AM

Nice clock, whats the purpose of the hinges at the bottom? Love paduak.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 10-03-2014 12:46 PM

In my design, the bottom piece needs to be removable. I expand the U-shape slightly while I slide the glass into the top section with the top curve. Once the glass is in place on the top piece, I need to attach the bottom piece.

I went to Ace hardware looking for hardware that would attach the bottom piece, and have screws less than 1/2” long, so screws would not go through the 1/2” wall thickness of the frame. Small hinges fit the bill ok, so I decided to use hinges as corner braces.


-- Dale, Illinois,

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