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xx   CLOCK

Pillar and scroll clock case (circa 1814) is a reproduction of an Eli Terry original.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Spring 1986 (v.2#1) pg. 59

Pyramid-shaped clock, 8.5" tall, is fabricated from scraps of plastic laminate. There are no numerals or marks to show hours or minutes on the clock face, only hands with geometric accents on their ends. Est. cost: $17.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1989 (v.67#7) pg. 46, 51

Table clock features a rectangular oak frame surrounding an acrylic face. It uses a battery powered clock movement. Est. cost: $35.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1981 (v.4#9) pg. 37

Traditional style mantle clock accepts a 5" or 6" diameter face with a glass door.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1985 (v.8#6) pg. 8, 25

Country-style clock case is simple to build and paint to simulate an antique.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1996 (v.19#4) pg. Insert

Clock face consists of a thin porcelain tile on which has been China painted a pair of birds and a floral motif. Gridded design pattern is included.
CERAMIC ARTS & CRAFTS Apr 1990 (v.35#8) pg. 41

Colonial clock. Porcelain greenware clock case with a floral motif is combined with a colonial boy and girl figurine. Decorated with china paints.
CERAMIC ARTS & CRAFTS Dec 1990 (v.36#4) pg. 19

Sport clocks. A ceramic golf bag or golf ball can be converted into a table clock or thermometer by incorporating the appropriate mechanism. Painting is done with nonfiring stains.
CERAMIC ARTS & CRAFTS Mar 1994 (v.39#7) pg. 31

Shelf clock case is a ceramic "castle" painted with nonfiring stains.
CERAMIC ARTS & CRAFTS Apr 1994 (v.39#8) pg. 83

Pyramid-shaped greenware clock case is painted with glaze and overglaze colors to achieve the look of marble or granite.
CERAMIC ARTS & CRAFTS Aug 1994 (v.39#12) pg. 81

Ceramic clock case is shaped like an evening purse. Ideal for a dressing table clock. Painted with mother-of-pearl overglaze.
CERAMIC ARTS & CRAFTS Oct 1994 (v.40#2) pg. 77

A ceramic pyramid shape is adapted for use as a shelf clock case. The glaze finish resembles black marble veined with gold and platinum.
CERAMIC ARTS & CRAFTS Dec 1994 (v.40#4) pg. 107

Ceramic buffalo skull and horns are combined to form the case for a unique shelf clock. A buffalo motif is incised on the skull and the horns are textured using vinegar.
CERAMICS Jul 1994 (v.30#11) pg. 22

Stenciled Santa clock. Purchased wooden rectangle clock is stenciled with a moon-shaped Santa head and stars using a country style.
CRAFTS Dec 1996 (v.19#12) pg. 66, 39

Time for Golf clock. Wooden clock has a faux finish, golf ball, tee and hole-flag ornaments.
CRAFTS Jun 1998 (v.21#6) pg. 24

Mantle clock case and matching candlesticks are made from wood, dowels, and molding and then marbleized.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 25 1983 (v.96#15) pg. 120, 163

Tips on improving the sound coming from mantle-type clock chimes.
FINE WOODWORKING #39 Mar-Apr 1983 pg. 28

How to build a mantel clock from a kit. Includes step-by-step directions for assembling the case and installing the mechanism.
HANDY ANDY Feb 1978 (v.2#5) pg. 31

Wooden case for a battery powered clock. This traditional styled mantle clock features a glass door and antique face with Roman numerals. Est. cost: $18 for face and battery-powered movement, plus cost of wood and glass for case.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #471 Aug 1967 (v.63) pg. 30

Pendulum mantle clock is built from pine wood and features a domed top. Uses a battery-powered clock movement.
NEW SHELTER Nov-Dec 1980 (v.1#8) pg. 62

Teal timer. Simple greenware silhouette of a mallard duck serves as the case for a table clock. Painted with stains.
POPULAR CERAMICS #492 Jul 1990 (v.40#12) pg. 58

A vase is a vase. Using the same greenware piece as both a vase and as the case for a table clock.
POPULAR CERAMICS #493 Aug 1990 (v.41#1) pg. 56

Tip on firing and glazing a ceramic mantel clock case, three-hole weather gauge case, and three-hole picture frame.
POPULAR CERAMICS #534 Feb 1994 (v.44#7) pg. 29

Connecticut shelf clock or "mirror clock" case.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1969 (v.131#1) pg. 150

A Lincoln legacy. Two mantel clock reproductions which you can build.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1981 (v.155#2) pg. 130

Making time. Build this handsome cherry veneer tambour-style mantle clock in just one weekend.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1988 (v.165#12) pg. 88

A pipe rack and desk clock combination.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1965 (v.187#5) pg. 156

Four fine clocks to build. (1) Grandfather clock. (2) Table lamp with clock base. (3) Banjo clock. (4) Decorative wall clock with pendulum.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Fall 1981 pg. 64

Arched-top clock case is made from a solid piece of wood (5"x4"x1.5" thick) placed on top of a base with roman ogee edges. The case is fitted with a circular clockwork. Painting technique to simulate a stone or marble finish also shown.
SHOPNOTES #24 Nov 1995 (v.4) pg. 10, 31

Arched-top table clock. The case (5"x3"x8" tall) is made by covering a laminated plywood core with thin padauk and padauk veneer.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #2 Mar 1988 (v.1#2) pg. 8

Pressed for time clock. Wooden facsimile of a handscrew clamp is attached to a base and "clamps" a wooden disc containing a circular quartz movement.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #38 Mar 1994 (v.7#2) pg. 19

Columned shelf clock (pillar clock) case. Four miniature columns support an arched top trimmed with dentil molding. It is fitted with a quartz pendulum clock movement. Overall dimensions: 9"x6"x11" tall.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #43 Jan 1995 (v.8#1) pg. 22, Insert

Mission-style shelf clock features a quartz pendulum clock movement. Overall dimensions: 10"Hx7"Wx4"D.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #45 May 1995 (v.8#3) pg. 7, Insert.

Three great clocks to build. (1) See-through pendulum clock features a walnut veneer shell with an arched top. (2) Art Deco mantel clock made from oak and walnut. (3) Anglefish wall clock.
WOOD MAGAZINE #9 Feb 1986 (v.3#1) pg. 78
Correction WOOD MAGAZINE #11 Jun 1986 (v.3#3) pg. 8

Great-looking mantel clock features a cherry-case, glass-panel front, glass-panel sides, and a mirrored back. Incorporates a battery-powered quartz skeleton movement.
WOOD MAGAZINE #20 Dec 1987 (v.4#6) pg. 54

Man-in-the-Moon shelf clock has an off-white moon face on one side and star overlays on the other side. Oval clock body is painted black and holds a purchased clock insert.
WOOD MAGAZINE #55 Oct 1992 (v.9#7) pg. 64

Courtly shelf clock combines three walnut turnings on a flat base. A quartz-clock insert in the 6" diameter center is supported on each side by 1" cylinders.
WOOD MAGAZINE #58 Jan 1993 (v.10#1) pg. 70

Classic shelf clock (9"x6"x 11" high) is columned to resemble a Greek temple. The clock is elevated leaving room for a swinging pendulum.
WOOD MAGAZINE #59 Feb 1993 (v.10#2) pg. 30

Time of the Dinosaurs shelf clock features a multilayered prehistoric landscape with two dinosaurs. Landscapes are scroll sawn from birch plywood and affixed to a walnut background.
WOOD MAGAZINE #66 Dec 1993 (v.10#9) pg. 64

Wetlands silhouette. A simple shelf or wall clock features a scroll sawed face depecting a heron standing among the cattails. Overall dimensions: 14"x8"x2" deep.
WOOD MAGAZINE #67 Jan 1994 (v.11#1) pg. 66

Scrollwork clock case features the profile of New York City's Chrysler Building against a background of skyscrapers.
WOOD MAGAZINE #77 Feb 1995 (v.12#2) pg. 60, Insert

A timely weather watcher. A "Corian" and wood frame in the shape of an hourglass holds both a circular clock movement and a circular barometer.
WOOD MAGAZINE #93 Dec 1996 (v.13#9) pg. 54, Insert

Maritime timepiece. Arched shelf clock has a detailed sailboat on top of wooden waves. The clock movement is surrounded by brass trimmed with stainless steel cable.
WOOD MAGAZINE #102 Winter 1997 (v.14#9) pg. 72

Cutting-time-in-half shelf clock. Unique clock features a wooden replica of a handsaw in the process of cutting a square clock case in half.
WOOD MAGAZINE #113 Mar 1999 (v.16#2) pg. 82

Mission-style shelf clock features a mica back for the clock's grill. Made of quartersawn oak.
WOOD MAGAZINE #145 Nov 2002 (v.19#7) pg. 60, Insert

Desk clock features a laminated wood case and wooden numerals. Movement is a battery powered unit.
WOODSMITH #10 Jul 1980 pg. 4

Mantel clock case. Involves a number of custom moldings which you make with your router. The purchased mechanism features a "moving moon" dial.
WOODSMITH #24 Nov 1982 pg. 8

Desk clock features a mitered frame made from hardwood scraps decorated with inlay surrounding Formica front and rear panels which conceal the quartz movement.
WOODSMITH #41 Sep-Oct 1985 pg. 10

Crystal table clock. Clockworks, pendulum and brass-bob of this table clock are housed in a case equipped with hand-cut beveled glass on all four sides. Overall dimensions: 12" wide x 8" deep x 15" high.
WOODSMITH #49 Feb 1987 pg. 4

Tambour clock. A double curve gives this clock a classic, graceful shape. Both kerf bending and template routing techniques are used in the construction of the case.
WOODSMITH #77 Oct 1991 pg. 6, 12, 16

Clock work. Make an elegant shelf clock from a nice piece of burl. Some lathe work is required.
WOODTURNING #34 Jul-Aug 1995 pg. 30

Time piece. Unique suspended table clock features four spiralled columns, supporting intersecting arches topped with a finial. Hanging beneath the arches is a wooden sphere embedded with 4 watch movements. Part 1.
WOODTURNING #80 Oct 1999 pg. 55

Time piece. Part 2.
WOODTURNING #81 Nov 1999 pg. 35

Pillar and scroll clockcase. Delicate turning and sensitive veneering produce an American classic used by Eli Terry, Seth Thomas, Thomas Hoadley and other early clockmakers.
WOODWORK #13 Jan-Feb 1992 pg. 40

Seventeenth century basket-top bracket clock case for use with mechanical movements. Includes tips on making a scratch-stock and cutters for cutting the decorative moldings.
WOODWORKER Mar 1987 (v.91#3) pg. 236

Miniature clocks. (1) Tambour-style clock (circa 1920's). (2) Gothic steeple clock (circa 1830's).
WOODWORKER Dec 1988 (v.92#12) pg. 1108

Clock made from a piece of olive wood edged with ebony. The clock hands are placed in the middle of circular depression scooped out of the olive wood. No numerals are used. The top of the 8" tall clock is arched.
WOODWORKER Mar 1989 (v.93#3) pg. 258

Four glass case for a French clock movement. Wooden top, base, and corners are used to support four panes of glass so that the movement is visible from all sides.
WOODWORKER Sep 1989 (v.93#9) pg. 846

Clock case is a scaled-down replica of a bracket clock fitted with a 6" dial.
WOODWORKER May 1990 (v.94#5) pg. 456

The fortunes of time. Pattern and dimensions used in the reproduction of a 1760s English clock originally constructed by John Ellicott and presented to the Royal London Hospital.
WOODWORKER Aug 1991 (v.95#8) pg. 812

19th century steeple (or Gothic Sharp) clock case. Overall dimensions are 21" tall, 11" wide and 6" deep.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1977 (v.1#1) pg. 8

19th century Connecticut shelf clock case. Measures 12"x9"x5". Uses a short pendulum movement.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1977 (v.1#4) pg. 8

Mantle clock case styled after a 17th century design. Uses a battery powered movement. The case uses carefully placed wood screws, rather than glue, to fasten most of the parts together.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1980 (v.4#6) pg. 12

Oak desk clock. Rectangular oak case is built for a battery powered quartz movement.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1982 (v.6#6) pg. 34
Added Info WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1983 (v.7#2) pg. 6

Contemporary mantle clock case is made from 6 pieces of contrasting-color wood laminated together. Overall dimensions: 8" tall, 6" wide, 3" deep. Equipped with a battery operated quartz movement.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1984 (v.8#3) pg. 46

Connecticut shelf clock. Wooden case (9" wide, 16" tall, 5" deep) features a front door with decorative frosted glass.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1986 (v.10#2) pg. 55

Contemporary clock features a unique steam-bent frame shaped like an upside-down "U". Attach a base to the clock for a mantle or shelf clock. Leave off the base for a wall hung clock. The frame supports a circular wooden clock face with brass inlays marking the hours.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1986 (v.10#3) pg. 34

Crystal regulator clock (Orleans Regulator) features beveled glass on all four sides, a solid-wood top, and a shallow drawer in the base which holds the winding key. Overall dimensions: 13" tall, 8" wide, 6" deep. Est. cost: $159.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1988 (v.12#2) pg. 32

Eli Terry shelf clock. The wooden case features decorative turned columns and brass finials. A clockworks kit is available ($199). Overall dimensions: 17"x5"x31" tall.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1991 (v.15#3) pg. 40

Seascape clock. Clock features a scroll-sawn profile of a sailing ship on "ocean waves" of two different colored woods. May be hung on a wall or placed on a shelf. Overall dimensions: 10"x17"x3" deep.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1994 (v.18#2) pg. 31

Tube clock. A contemporary-styled clock appears to be encased in a circular-ductwork elbow. In reality, the "metal" duct is actually fabricated from wedges of solid wood finished with automobile lacquer.
WOODWORKING INTERNATIONAL #14 Dec 1989-Jan 1990 pg. 42
Added Info WOODWORKING INTERNATIONAL #15 Feb-Mar 1990 pg. 51

Desk clock uses a cordless transistorized clock movement mounted in a circular wooden case.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1971 (v.27#4) pg. 68

How to make a mantle clock case from scraps of hardwood, plywood and leather. Uses a purchased electric clock mechanism. Clock is 12" wide, 12" high and 3' deep.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1974 (v.30#1) pg. 48

Inexpensive mantle clock case assembled from wood scraps.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1982 (v.38#1) pg. 87

Scaled down mantel clock is copy of an heirloom.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1986 (v.42#6) pg. 8

Mantel clock. A handsome, but simple, mahogany case holds a standard quartz clock movement. Requires only two small pieces of solid wood to make the case.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1987 (v.43#3) pg. 22

Arts and Crafts shelf clock features a tapered case with mitered joints between the sides and front. Gentle arches further echo the style. Overall dimensions: 11"x5"x16" tall.
WORKBENCH #256 Nov-Dec 1999 (v.55#6) pg. 66