Pallet wood clock

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Project by TimHopson posted 11-07-2016 07:07 PM 2430 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

An early project. The wife wanted a clock made from pallet wood so this is what I did. Really basic stuff but my first attempt at making anything decorative. I was in charge of the wood and she painted the numbers on.

-- Converting quality wood into kindling since 2014!

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#1 posted 11-08-2016 05:05 PM

You can never be late with this ’’monster’’. So simple – yet so beautiful, nice letters too.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 11-08-2016 07:01 PM

I saw something similar while over on the coast in one of the “specialty” shops.
I liked them then and I really like yours now.
Very nicely done!

-- I always knew I would grow old, But I expected it to take longer!

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#3 posted 11-09-2016 03:56 AM

What clock movement did you use for hands that big?

-- Pop

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#4 posted 11-14-2016 02:46 PM

What clock movement did you use for hands that big?

- PopsHuckster

Just a basic movement from Hobby Lobby, The hands are very long but also very thin so they don’t weight very much at all. you’ll notice that the minute hand has a counterbalance on it so it doesn’t need as much torque as you’d think.

-- Converting quality wood into kindling since 2014!

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#5 posted 11-22-2016 01:24 AM

interesting clock, good use of old pallets too

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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