Schoolhouse Wall Clock

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Project by wwnovice posted 1804 days ago 1529 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I did this wall clock several years ago, but never got around to posting it here. I worked from plans, but don’t remember where I got them. The wood is quartersawn curly red oak. The finish is an oil-urethane finish, 3-4 coats. The glass was recycled from an old house window that had been replaced. Because of all the angles, I had the local glass shop cut the glass. The movement is a quartz movement that sounds on the quarter-hour, and strikes out the time on the hour.

-- John

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#1 posted 1804 days ago

Very nice!

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#2 posted 1804 days ago

good looking clock, surprised me how it opens up the way it does

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#3 posted 1804 days ago

super great clock look wonderful

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#4 posted 1804 days ago

great looking clock. Amazing figure on the oak.

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#5 posted 1804 days ago

Curly Red Oak …gotta love it : )

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#6 posted 1804 days ago

Great looking clock, I love the wood.

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#7 posted 1804 days ago

The curly red oak really pops. Beautiful!

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#8 posted 1803 days ago

Great looking clock! You did a nice job on it. Thanks for posting.

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#9 posted 1803 days ago

This is a very beautiful clock

what a pitty you cant remember where the plans came from because i would have loved to see them

thanks for posting

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#10 posted 1797 days ago

Hooky, I cleaned up my shop this morning, and found a printed copy of the plans. They are from the March 1999 issue of Wood Magazine. The plans are available for purchase at Wood Magazine

-- John

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