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The challenge in turning a clock case. Hints to avoid pitfalls and frustraton. Advice on selection of movement, dials and bezels and hands. Diagrams offer suggestions for a basic open-faced model, a glass front with back cover, flat glass fitted inside case, convex glass inside case, pendulum in box housing and wooden bezel.
AMERICAN WOODTURNER Dec 1992 (v.7#4) pg. 8

Hearts clock. Transform an inexpensive clock mechanism into a work of art by adding borders of appliqued hearts, embroidered flowers, and quilted feathers, all set in a 14" hoop. Est. cost: $28.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1984 (v.62#2) pg. 35, 51

New life for an old clock. Part 1. Tips on cleaning, feeding and waxing antique clock cases and cleaning the movement.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1981 (v.4#4) pg. 47

New life for an old clock. Part 2. Complete repair and refinishing of a clock case with damaged veneer.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1981 (v.4#5) pg. 57

Navajo clock. Convert a suitable greenware into a clock which is decorated with Navajo "Yeis" in the form of hunters with their bows and arrows ready for the kill. Design pattern is included.
CERAMIC ARTS & CRAFTS Feb 1990 (v.35#6) pg. 73

How to make clocks from slabs of wood.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #75 Jun 1980 (v.7#3) pg. 50

Painting a clock case with folk art patterns.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #79 Feb 1981 (v.7#7) pg. 33

Portable battery-operated clock in a simple pine frame with a handle on the top.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 1 1979 (v.92#15) pg. 95, 153

A look at building a clock from a kit. Looks at how to select the kit company and the kit, and some potential problem areas. Includes a list of a dozen sources of clock kits.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #187 Feb 1978 (v.28#2) pg. 17

Caring for old clocks. How to clean, oil and adjust spring-driven clock mechanisms.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #195 Jan 1979 (v.29#1) pg. 44

Tips to save time when building clocks from kits.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #209 May-Jun 1980 (v.30#5) pg. 40

Overhauling an antique clock. How to remove and clean the works and refinish the clock case.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #216 Feb 1981 (v.31#2) pg. 60

Small New England clocks. Minimal cases hide elegant works. Various examples illustrated.
FINE WOODWORKING #41 Jul-Aug 1983 pg. 74

Jig for routing a cavity for a quartz clockwork.
FINE WOODWORKING #77 Jul-Aug 1989 pg. 18

Circular latching lid is designed to conceal the access compartment in the back of a clock. Can be adapted for other applications. Works similar to the old-style twist-on gasoline tank caps.
FINE WOODWORKING #92 Jan-Feb 1992 pg. 24

Woodcrafts to make and sell. Successful craftsmen share their best-selling works. (1) Exotic-wood and burl boxes with unique shapes. (2) Cedar slab signs with letters routed then burned in. (3) Circular cherrywood clock with exotic wood plugs representing the numbers.
HOME MECHANIX #688 Aug 1985 (v.81) pg. 66

Decorator clocks anyone can build. Four ideas for making clocks from acrylic and paint cans.
HOME MECHANIX #700 Aug 1986 (v.82) pg. 56

Instructions for cleaning and oiling a mechanical clock.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jan-Feb 1980 (v.5#1) pg. 84

Make a slab of interesting wood into a clock.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Feb 1978 (v.67#2) pg. 36

Tip: How to locate the position for numerals on a clock face by means of the hands of the clock. Eliminates the need for a layout or guide sheet.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #522 Apr 1981 pg. 28

The Winner, a leather-faced clock tooled with the bull head that is the logo for the American Hereford Association.
LEATHER CRAFTERS & SADDLERS JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1997 (v.7#6) pg. 23, Insert

Machine appliqued placemats, jar covers, napkin rings, coasters, biscuit caddy, apron, clock face, and a "Please come in" sign all feature a strawberry motif.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS May-Jun 1983 (v.28#3) pg. 54

How to repair ailing spring-wound clocks. Instructions on cleaning and adjusting.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #570 Nov 1975 (v.71) pg. 74

A simple, but elegant, banjo clock case.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #631 Dec 1980 (v.76) pg. 64

A tide clock keeps track of the rise and fall of water affected by ocean tides. Features a variable frequency control for calibration.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Mar 1990 (v.7#3) pg. 31
Added Info MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Jun 1990 (v.7#6) pg. 5

Make an oversized clock face using a photographic enlargement. Add mechanism, paint with fluorescent paint, and you have a photo darkroom clock.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Feb 1977 (v.41#2) pg. 103

Quilted and appliqued face for a nursery clock features a pattern of hearts and ribbons.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jan-Feb 1983 (v.3#1) pg. 14, 44, 21

Embroider on a clock face "Anytime is the right time to say I love you".
NEEDLE & THREAD Jan-Feb 1985 (v.5#1) pg. 31, 38, 50

Make a patchwork needlepoint clock.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1984 (v.7#1) pg. 11, 25-26, 40
Correction NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1984 (v.7#3) pg. 51

Make a cross-stitch clock face, with the saying: "You make my world special".
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1985 (v.8#1) pg. 9, 24, 39

Making and using a water clock.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1995 (v.42#8) pg. 68

Vary the speed of synchronous motors with this programmable control. DC-to-AC inverter can be used to control motors in tape drives, turntables, telescopes, electrical timepieces, etc.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Apr 1981 (v.19#4) pg. 65
Added Info POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Aug 1981 (v.19#8) pg. 7

Clock planter.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1968 (v.129#1) pg. 162

A look at six handsome clocks you can make from kits. Article includes names and addresses of kit makers and a few tips on assembly.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1975 (v.144#6) pg. 98

Be a timesaver. Learning to repair and maintain clocks. Looks at grandfather clocks, wall and mantle clocks, electric clocks, and battery clocks.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1985 (v.162#5) pg. 229

Circuit to provide a pulsating DC voltage to a coil to keep the pendulum in motion on an old electric clock.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jun 1988 (v.59#6) pg. 14
Added Info RADIO-ELECTRONICS Oct 1988 (v.59#10) pg. 23

Aviary case for old clock works.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Oct 1963 (v.34#10) pg. 84

How to make a quartz-crystal oscillator for a pendulum clock that will give it an accuracy of one second per year. Includes instructions, circuitry of oscillator, power supply and digital counting circuit, details of solenoid assembly and layout of pins and circuit-division scheme.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Sep 1974 (v.231#3) pg. 192
Correction SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Nov 1974 (v.231#5) pg. 134

Build a circumpolar star dial (nocturnal), a hand-held device that tells the time by using selected circumpolar stars as the hands of a clock.
SKY & TELESCOPE Nov 1984 (v.68#5) pg. 464

A case for clocks. Clockmaker Bill Hopkins is profiled. Includes tips on forming a laminated Acorn Clock case.
WOOD MAGAZINE #7 Oct 1985 (v.2#5) pg. 38

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

Ready-reference calendar clock. Oak stand holds a purchased digital calendar clock. Stand is about 5" high on a 3"x4" base.
WOOD MAGAZINE #44 Aug 1991 (v.8#5) pg. 34
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #46 Oct 1991 (v.8#7) pg. 8
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #50 Feb 1992 (v.9#2) pg. 5

Pendant (2" diameter) with a miniature quartz clock insert.
WOOD MAGAZINE #44 Aug 1991 (v.8#5) pg. 66

Technique to divide a circle into 12 equal segments when making a clock face.
WOOD MAGAZINE #115 Jun 1999 (v.16#4) pg. 32

Case for a 3" diameter clock and thermometer is basically a mitered frame that holds two panels in which purchased instruments are installed. A burl veneer is used to decorate the panels.
WOODSMITH #33 May-Jun 1984 pg. 18

Clock work. How to turn simple clock cases which are fitted with quartz movements.
WOODTURNING #71 Jan 1999 pg. 31

How to construct a replica of the English dial clock, except that it is fitted with a battery-powered movement.
WOODWORKER #1078 Sep 1983 (v.87) pg. 559

Black Forest clock case. Mahogany clock case is carved with leaves, fruit, cross-hatches, etc. to resemble a German clock. Uses a battery powered pendulum movement.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1981 (v.5#1) pg. 28

Contemporary pendulum clock. Dimensions: 18" tall, 11" wide, 4" deep. Uses a quartz movement.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1983 (v.7#1) pg. 46

Circular wooden frame (7" diameter x 5" deep) for a "captain's clock" is lathe turned from an octagonal blank which is laminated from eight pieces of mitered stock (each measuring 4"x6").
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1984 (v.8#1) pg. 41
Correction WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1984 (v.8#2) pg. 7

Card-Players clock uses cards instead of numbers on the clock face.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1970 (v.26#4) pg. 35

How to build a clock case from scrap block of wood. Clock mechanism is from an existing clock.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1972 (v.28#6) pg. 18

Spool-House Clock is a clock housing shaped like a house. Lower front panel drops down to reveal a storage compartment for spools of thread.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1973 (v.29#5) pg. 24

Clock kits are fun and easy to assemble. Some tips.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1979 (v.35#5) pg. 5

Use battery powered clock movements to make a variety of unique clocks. (1) Ceramic tile clock. (2) Garden clock. (3) Oil can clock. (4) Ship dial clock. (5) Plaque clock. (6) Backward clock. (7) Clown clock.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1982 (v.38#6) pg. 62

Slab coffee table features a quartz clock embedded in the top.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1984 (v.40#2) pg. 74