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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 Felipe R.

109 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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