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BUTTON PLATE CLOCK

Clock-Project-with-Button-Numbers

Walnut Hollow® Products:

  • Round Plate, Basswood #3526
  • Clock Movement with Hands #TQ700P
  • Silver Clock Hands 23092
Other Supplies:
  • Drill with 3/8” drill bit
  • Paint
  • 8”x8” decorative paper
  • 12 buttons
  • AA battery
  • Brush
  • Glue
  • Paper towel
  • Pliers
  • Ruler
  • Sandpaper
  • Scissors,
  • Spray varnish

Instructions:

  1. To change wood surface into a clock, use ruler to determine the center of plate.  Use drill with 3/8” drill bit to drill a hole in the center of plate.

  2. To prepare wood for painting, use sandpaper to lightly sand entire wood surface.  Remove dust with paper towel.

  3. Use brush to apply paint to entire wood surface.  Let dry and apply second coat if necessary.  Let dry.

  4. Apply 2-3 coats of spray varnish for a protective finish.

  5. Use scissors to cut a circle from the decorative paper the size of the indented surface of the plate.  Use glue to secure paper in place.   Use scissors to remove the paper from the clock movement opening.

  6. Attach clock movement to opening according to directions on packaging.  Use pliers to tighten hex nut.  Attach designer hands.  These may be painted, if desired, to coordinate with decorative paper or paint. 

  7. Use glue to attach buttons to designate each hour.

  8. Insert AA battery.

Designed by Rebekah Meier for Walnut Hollow®

 

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