You expect a large project to attract a lot of attention. But sometimes, a small weekend project, like this mantel clock, can surprise you.
There’s no doubt about it — what grabs your attention right away is the dramatic curly maple. But the clean lines and simple molding of this traditional mantle clock would look great no matter what wood you used. In spite of its elegance, there’s nothing very difficult about building this clock. Everything is held together with simple joinery, and the face and quartz movement are readily available and easy to install.
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- 7 printable (digital) pages of step-by-step instructions
- More than 30 full-color photos and illustrations
- Shop-tested tips and techniques ensure your success
- Cutting diagram and materials list
- Retail sources for project supples
Note: After your purchase, you will receive an email containing a PDF attachment of your purchased plan, as well as instructions for logging in to download the plan and access any other associated files and videos, which will all be located on this page.
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The United States Customary System of Units (USCS or USC), more commonly referred to as the English or Imperial system, is the standard set of units for our plans. It uses inches and feet for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are in the United States, and it is the one we have traditionally offered on this website.
The International System of Units (SI), more commonly referred to as the metric system, is the alternative set of units that we have available for some of our plans. It uses millimeters, centimeters, and meters for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are outside the United States. These plans are provided by our business partner, Australian Woodsmith, and are based on the original Woodsmith plan. However, dimensions and other elements of the plan may vary between the metric and standard versions. Be sure to double-check the plan before building.