Wooden Wall Clock with template

The need for a wall clock, finally fulfilled.  Decided to create it completely with wood and so chose my favorite raw material – the one side teak (OST) sheet for the clock face. Interestingly, we used the rear of the sheet which seemed to have a more natural wood feel to it with accentuated grains. The clock mechanism was bought at a nearby clock repair shop.
Wall clock template DIY
Wooden Wall Clock Template

Free Wall clock face template
Wall Clock Template
For the numbers, we used wooden buttons available at fancy stores (RS Fancy stores, LB Road, Adayar). The button placement was quite a challenge though, since we didn’t have a protractor. We printed out a clock face template from the internet and traced the 30 degree angles onto the OST.

The clock face was sanded with 80, 100,120,150,220 grit sand papers in that order for the smooth surface finish.  It was then sealed with wood sealer which highlighted the grains further. Used a flat wood bit to drill right in the center through which the clock mechanism was finally fixed.

So here it is - A simple wall clock that serves its purpose.

P.S. For all those interested in making a clock, here's a simple clock template. If you think using a protractor might be just a little painful, you can simply print out the template and trace the 30 deg angles on your clock face

If you liked this clock, you may also be interested in our other clock projects:
DIY Green Wall Clock
Wall decor using wooden wall clock

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  1. must try ....will tell you how it turned out.

  2. Hello Chithi, Thanks :) you should come home sometime and see it in person :)

    Kranthi, good luck with it... It is really an interesting DIY to try... And most certainly would love to see how it turned out. Thanks for dropping in your feedback... Really appreciate it.

  3. Lovely Entry :) Welcome on board .. Thanks for linking in.

  4. This is a wonderful piece, simple yet elegant.

  5. Hi Vinay, thanks :) We wanted it simple and turned out to our liking.

  6. Happy to be visiting your blog again, it has been weeks for me. Well, this is the article that I¡¯ve been waited for so long. Thanks,
    Thank you for another informative web site. Where else could I get that kind of information written in such an ideal way? I've a project that I'm just now working on, and I have been on the look out for such information.


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