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Forum topic by Lou Sylvester posted 12-05-2020 04:17 PM 667 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Lou Sylvester

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12-05-2020 04:17 PM

I am looking for Mantel Clock plans that are either Mission style and or in the Arts and Crafts style.


-- Lou Sylvester

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#1 posted 12-05-2020 06:34 PM

Have you done an internet search? There are several books on clock construction and various woodworking magazines have plans listed on their sites. Pinterest shows a lot of leads to check out.

One factor you need to consider before you start the construction is what type of movement you want. A quartz movement is inexpensive, $10 to $100, and only needs a battery change about once a year. A mechanical movement prices start at about $50+ can be a bit fussy to set up depending on the type. The arrangement of the Interior space for the movement is critical so you need to acquire the movement before starting the construction. It needs to wound weekly (some daily) and should be cleaned and oiled every 3 to 5 years although most people don’t do that unless the clock stops working.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#2 posted 12-05-2020 06:47 PM

You can take a look at LJ projects by TJCROSS. There are several examples for inspiration.

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#3 posted 12-05-2020 08:34 PM

cherry tree

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#4 posted 12-05-2020 08:35 PM

klock it

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#5 posted 12-05-2020 11:50 PM


-- The hump with the stump and the pump!

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