EASY DIY Pallet Clock!

I wanted a distressed wood clock for my Screen Porch Makeover but all the ones I found were too expensive...so just like you would do...I made one!
This was really really easy peeps! xo
This is the easiest DIY wood clock ever! How do I know? Because I actually did this without any help from The Husband!
First I cut pallet wood to the right size and joined it together with 2 strips of wood and some screws- I drew a circle (20") on the wood.Then using a jigsaw (my 1st time!) I cut out my circle!
After sanding the wood smooth, I found numbers I liked (Fancypants Font) and printed them in the right size...I cut out the numbers and traced them with a pencil onto the wood...
With craft paint I carefully painted in the numbers...
When the paint was dry, I gently sanded the numbers to look weathered...
Add a clock mechanism and your done! I was so proud of this since it's my very first time using the jigsaw! xo

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3 questions
  • Nancy
    Nancy
    on May 31, 2016

    Clock where did you get the hands on clock?

    • William Gabbard
      William Gabbard
      on Jul 29, 2018

      A good variety can be found on eBay or Etsy. When you are buying the clock mechanism get a high torque one made for the bigger clocks. Also the hands are usually made to work with different sizes, 12, 16 18...30 inches etc

  • Pat Cherubin
    Pat Cherubin
    on Mar 2, 2017

    What size clock mechanism?? What size hands for a 20" circle clock?

  • Kristen Neathery
    Kristen Neathery
    on Jul 26, 2017

    What did you use to hang?

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