Mantle Clock

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Project by toolguythiel posted 04-05-2011 07:00 PM 1584 views 7 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Made very simply from oak, this mantle clock is a great addition to my fireplace. And the pendulum is just fun to watch!

-- David Thiel, Cincinnati, PW Books

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#1 posted 04-05-2011 07:30 PM

Very nice, do you have any shop drawings or measurements you wouldn’t mind sharing? I’d love to build one of these little guys for my mantle :-) Where is the face/movement from?

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#2 posted 04-06-2011 01:14 AM

Simple but special nice.

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#3 posted 04-06-2011 01:27 AM

Nice work David.
Where did you get the clock mechanism, Klockit?

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#4 posted 04-06-2011 01:59 AM

Nice work, David.

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#5 posted 04-06-2011 02:08 AM

Nice design David. Great workmanship too.

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#6 posted 04-06-2011 02:45 PM


Bought the mechanism at my local Rockler store. About $10. Amazing. Klockit probably would have offered something more refined, but the concept was about approachability, so the price seemed just right. Thanks!

-- David Thiel, Cincinnati, PW Books

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