Craft Project Brighten Up A Fireplace Mantel Hall Table Night Stand In Fact Any Room With This Heritage Style Mantel Clock
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Mantel Clock Illustration by James Provost Fortunately for woodworkers, the ready availability and variety of electronic movements, clock faces, plastic or glass lenses, and bezels, has greatly simplified the process of clock building.
Gone are the days of installing finicky mechanical movements.For those who can't be bothered sourcing the various bits and pieces needed, kits containing everything, including the wood, are available.If you elect to purchase a clock face that's different in size from the one used here you will need to modify the plan to make sure the face fits properly.
It looks best if the bezel is centered within the face panel (E).The mantle clocks I build have three defining features: first, they are sized for today's down-sized furnishings and fireplace mantles.Second, they are made of quality cabinet-grade wood and components.
Lastly, they sound terrific when they are chiming.A heritage style clock, such as the one described in this article, is simple to make, yet elegant.It can be embellished with the addition of mouldings or different hardware than what I have used.
Indeed this is an area where you can let your creativity shine.Begin by jointing and planing all the project pieces to their final...