Scrap Shop Clock

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Project by ScottM posted 10-04-2016 12:01 PM 1099 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is another older project that was never posted. I wanted a clock in the garage/shop that I could see from across the room. There was an old digital clock that was hard to see in bright light so I figured I’d make one from scraps.

The woods are oak, pine, walnut, mahogany, bubinga, goncalo alves, and framed with maple. All but the maple are random widths and arrangement. The overall thickness was a little much so I had to router out a recess in the back so the movement stem would reach all the way through. The movement and hands are a radio setting quartz from Klockit. Finished just with rattle can lacquer.

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#1 posted 10-04-2016 12:11 PM

Great idea and good looking. There are lot of thin scraps arround shop waiting to be used.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 10-04-2016 12:17 PM

Scott – Looks great! This clock just helps prove a point … THROW NOTHING AWAY!

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#3 posted 10-04-2016 01:10 PM

Gr8 use of scraps/cut-offs

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#4 posted 09-25-2017 12:54 PM

This is a very nice clock.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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