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« on: March 10, 2013 07:42:56 PM »

My kitchen's theme is the 1950's. I'd been having a hard time finding a vintage clock that wasn't going to cost me an arm and a leg so I decided to make my own.

I picked up a copy of the Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book at my local Goodwill for $3.00 and the clock movement kit and numbers from the craft store.


First, I drilled a hole in the cover.


Then I used an X-acto to carve out a recess for the clock movement to sit in.


The finished clock!

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« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2013 01:47:33 AM »

oooh i like this! great work
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« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2013 12:15:11 PM »

loove it. well done, very unique!
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« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2013 01:28:02 PM »

Freaking awesome! I adore the 1950s and I would love a 50s kitchen too. I rent right now so there's not much I can do to dress my kitchen up, but this kind of project would be perfect. Thanks for sharing.
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« Reply #4 on: March 12, 2013 09:57:55 PM »

Thanks for the kind words everybody!
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« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2013 06:04:16 AM »

It's time to vote!!  Is this your favorite entry in the challenge?  Vote for it here! Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: March 16, 2013 11:46:41 AM »

Very cool!  That's a really sharp idea!
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