STEPS

5

SKILL LEVEL

Always know what time it is by creating this Basswood Clock. It stands perfectly on any desk in the house or at work!

by Dremel ®

146 PROJECTS

Supplies Needed For This Project

TOOL

US40 Ultra-Saw™

Model # US40

Versa Tip Butane

2000-01 VersaTip™ Precision Butane Torch

Model # 2000-01

ACCESSORY

US500-01 4” Carbide Wood Cutting Wheel

Model # US500-01

Materials

  • 1

    Basswood- craft store
  • 1

    Number Stencil
  • 1

    Pencil
  • 1

    Scrap Wood
  • 1

    Drill
  • 1

    Clock Movement
  • 1

    Wood Glue or Glue Gun

Let's Get Started

STEP 1

Step 1

Begin by tracing the numbers onto the bass wood, on all four sides, as you can see in the image. You cna purchase basswood at a craft store. Add an X in the middle of the wood to help keep the numbers centered, and to mark where a hole will be drilled in a later step.

STEP 2

Step 2

Next, using the Dremel VersaTip, burn the numbers into the wood.

STEP 3

Step 3

Then, drill a hole in the center where the X is marked for the clock movement arbor. We clamped down the wood we are working with and backed it with scrap wood to avoid a blow out.

STEP 4

Step 4

Following the clock movement’s instructions, secure it to the back of the wood. Then, flip the clock over and add the hands, still following the clock movement’s instructions.

STEP 5

Step 5

Lastly, cut a block out of scrap wood using the Dremel Ultra-Saw. Glue the top half of the block under the clock movement to add support and create a stand. Once the glue has dried, the clock is ready to be displayed on a desk!

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