Wooden Easel & Sawstop Clock

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Project by ChuckM posted 11-20-2011 02:51 AM 3264 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

At woodworking shows, if you ask, some (not all) SAWSTOP representatives would give you the activated cartridge after the famous “hot dog” demonstration. You can turn it into a “safety reminder” by installing a clock unit in it. I chose a woodworking-themed set of hands for the clock.

Another reason why I did this project today is it was too cold to do any project in my unheated shop when it was feeling like minus 30 C (or -10 C in the shop). This project was easily done inside my house without any dust pollution!

Stay indoors, stay warm, stay creative, and stay productive.

P.S. Anyone who hasn’t seen a SAWSTOP demo:

-- The time I enjoy wasting is not time wasted

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#1 posted 11-20-2011 03:18 AM

I have a similar clock in my shop only mine is wall-mounted. I attached a French cleat via screws through the two upper expansion slot holes and a block behind the lower screws.

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#2 posted 11-20-2011 06:34 AM

Nice use of the spent saw stop!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 11-20-2011 05:46 PM

Hey ChuckM,

Here’s a $$$ question for you: What would choose between a 20°C all year round and a SawStop in your unheaded shop?



-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. --

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#4 posted 11-20-2011 05:53 PM

LOL! I love the clock!

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#5 posted 11-20-2011 10:01 PM

Works for me.

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#6 posted 11-21-2011 02:28 AM

Thats a cool idea! Now if I can remember next time I’m at a show.


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#7 posted 11-21-2011 02:45 AM

Holy cold! 65 degrees F here today!

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