Turning Project This Fun And Functional Project Can Be Made By Any Novice Wood Turner
Turning project this fun and functional project can be made by any novice wood turner is post about Magazine bookmarked by edward with ID 11112172085 was uploaded on 27-03-2019 and has been viewed 309,843 times.
Turn an Open-Backed Clock Photos by Douglas Gillie INFO: DIFFICULTY - 2/5, LENGTH/TIME - 2/5, COST - 2/5 A skeleton clock is a clock in which you can see all of the inner gears, wheels and springs inside the movement.
This is a fun project to make, and it can easily be made by a novice wood turner.I ordered the skeleton clock movement from Turners Retreat in the UK.I have searched the web for retail locations in North America but have not found any, though some can be found on eBay.
The clock movement I bought cost twenty pounds (roughly $34 Cdn.).The dimensions I'll discuss in this article are for the specific skeleton clock kit I bought.You may have to adjust the dimensions of your project to suit the kit you purchase.
Make your marksThe wood portion of this clock consists of two circular rims, a base, column support and a top finial.Purchase First - Purchase your skeleton movement first, then build the parts of the clock to accept the movement.
I used tigerwood for this clock, but I only had 4/4 material.I glued two pieces together to form the 1-1/2"-thick skeleton inner clock ring.By using 6/4 material you will have a...