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Project by GCM posted 08-22-2012 09:13 AM 1551 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A clock case based on the clock case from “The Pocket Hole Project Book” By Danny Proulx.

Made entirely of MDF.

-- Make things as simple as possible, but no simpler.





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#1 posted 08-22-2012 04:19 PM

Nice little clock !

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#2 posted 08-23-2012 12:41 AM

I like the wider rails. Did you hang it?

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GCM

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#3 posted 08-23-2012 02:26 AM

@JimmyC72

Yes, I just uploaded a picture of it in it’s present position.

I am not really happy with the finish on it. I had intended to do it “shabby chic” to fit in with other furniture but wasn’t confident of the technique when I did it – I’m still not. I might redo it in some kind of real wood one day, this was just an exercise in becoming familiar with my new Kreg pocket hole jig.

My clock mechanism didn’t come with a dial so I made my own.

-- Make things as simple as possible, but no simpler.

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#4 posted 08-23-2012 02:36 AM

MDF? nice, it turned out good.

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#5 posted 08-23-2012 02:52 AM

Yes Shane, it was a bit of an experiment to see if MDF was suitable for furniture making – it is very easy to work with other than the dust – but I was a bit surprised how heavy this turned out – so furniture that would be likely to be moved around is probably not on.

-- Make things as simple as possible, but no simpler.

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#6 posted 06-05-2016 11:39 AM

GCM, I searched Google Images for your clock and found one that I thought was visually similar, maybe a bit nicer because it was made from white oak. It retails for US$485. You could probably find a reasonable answer to your question with a half hours “market research”. HTH

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#7 posted 06-05-2016 11:57 AM



GCM, I searched Google Images for your clock and found one that I thought was visually similar, maybe a bit nicer because it was made from white oak. It retails for US$485. You could probably find a reasonable answer to your question with a half hours “market research”. HTH

- AandCstyle

Cheers, I hadn’t thought of doing a Google images search – obvious really, once someone points it out ;-)

I have not much experience with “market research”, I thought that was what I was doing ha ha!

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