This project was designed with specific clock parts in mind and we have a special 20% discount with Klockit.com for our members. Please note that the clock movement is not cheap. Take a look at the Hermle Movement we use for this project.
What You’ll Receive:
- Detailed cut list and plans including a PDF and a SketchUp file (Metric and Imperial).
- Hours of detailed video instruction (19 videos in total) showing every step of the build.
- All videos and plans are digital and will be available for download upon purchase.
What You’ll Learn:
- The Design Process
- Wood Selection & Grain Considerations
- Through Mortise & Tenon Construction
- Cutting Tapered Legs
- Frame & Panel Construction
- Hinge Installation
- Glass Installation
- Aging Brass Hardware
- Setting up a Clock Movement
- Finishing with Dye and Lacquer
What You’ll Need:
- Planer/Jointer (alternatives: purchase pre-milled lumber kits or use hand planes)
- Dado Stack (for making tenons)
- Festool Domino (although I used this tool you can substitute dowels, biscuits, pocket screws, or classic mortise and tenons which I demo in the video)
- Bandsaw (alternative: Jigsaw)
- Miter Saw (alternatives: Cross-cut Sled or Miter Gauge at Table Saw)
- Random Orbit Sander
- Hand Tools – Chisels, Flush Trim Saw, Shoulder Plane, Card Scraper
- 1/4” Spiral Up-Cut Router Bit
- 1/2” Spiral Up-Cut Router Bit
- 5/8” Guide Bushing
- 1/8” Roundover Bit
- Rabbeting Bit
- 1/2” Forstner Bit
- Hinges – Unfortunately, the hinges I used in this project have been discontinued. The alternative is a very nice hinge from Horton Brasses that’s available in several finishes.
- Door Pulls
- Clock Movement (You can install a different movement but you’ll need to follow the manufacturer’s instructions and adjust the plans accordingly)
- Clock Parts Kit
- 1/2” Rare Earth Magnets
- Leg Levelers
- 1/8″ Thick Glass