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Clock Movement Repair Stand

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Project by MShort posted 07-11-2012 12:02 AM 2438 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A buddy of mine does clock and watch repairs and needed a stand to work on grandfather clock movements. We looked in the watch supply catalogs and they offer one that looks to be made out of pine 2×4’s. I made this one similar to the one in the catalog but upsized the dimensions and made it from white oak… Weighs a ton :). The stand is 50” tall by 30” wide. The top of the stand has “H” bar slides to adjust for different movements. Finish is BLO. Thanks for looking.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---





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LittlePaw

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#1 posted 07-11-2012 02:46 AM

Now that is heavy duty! It should hold up a ton of clocks with one arm tied behind its back! LOL. Tell your friend he should put it in his will. Nice work!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#2 posted 07-11-2012 08:20 AM

Looks good.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#3 posted 07-11-2012 08:31 AM

Always fun to make projects that look good and functional. Yours is both!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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