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Intarsia Clock Illustration by Rick Campbell Most of the woodworking I do requires a great deal of planning, countless hours of shop time, and a substantial investment in materials.Usually the time spent on these major projects is enjoyable but sometimes I like to slow down the pace and turn my attention to something less demanding.
A perfect example of what I'm talking about is this easy to make intarsia wall clock.The entire project can be built in an afternoon from scrap wood found lying around the shop.I used South American padauk and rock maple for my clock but any combination of contrasting materials that look good together will be fine.
You will also require a battery powered clock mechanism, a set of hands, a clock face and a pendulum.All of these parts are relatively inexpensive and are available at most specialty woodworking stores or by mail order from suppliers such as those advertised in this magazine.
It is best to buy all your clock parts before you begin in case you need to adjust the project dimensions to fit.Building the Base From ¾' thick stock, cut out the two sides of the base with 45-degree mitres on the ends (Photo 1)....