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Make Your Own Clock Sign | Pretty Handy Girl

Making a clock is an easy project. All you need is a flat surface that you can drill a hole into and BOOM, you can make a clock. Let’s get started and I’ll show you How to Make Your Own Clock Sign.

Materials:

Make Your Own Clock Sign | Pretty Handy Girl

  • Chalkboard sign (I purchased this chalkboard sign at Tuesday Morning.)
  • Clock mechanism
  • Ruler
  • Drill
  • Drill bit
  • Chalk
  • Damp rag
  • Vinyl lettering and numbers
  • Plate or circle template

Instructions:

Use a ruler to mark the center of your chalkboard sign near the top. (Center from the sides and use the same measurement down from the top for a balanced look.)

Make Your Own Clock Sign | Pretty Handy Girl

Use a plate or circle template to trace a circle for the clock face.

Make Your Own Clock Sign | Pretty Handy Girl

Disassemble the clock hands and parts. Lay them out in the order you removed them.

Make Your Own Clock Sign | Pretty Handy Girl

Insert the clock mechanism through the back of the hole.

Make Your Own Clock Sign | Pretty Handy Girl

Turn the sign over and a) thread a washer and nut onto the clock post. b) Add the hour hand. c) Add the minute hand. d) Thread the grooved nut onto the clock post. e) Add the second hand.

Make Your Own Clock Sign | Pretty Handy Girl

Apply 3, 6, 9, and 12 numbers around the chalk circle at the North, East, South and West positions.

Make Your Own Clock Sign | Pretty Handy Girl

Fill in numbers or tick marks for the other hours.

Make Your Own Clock Sign | Pretty Handy Girl

Wipe off the chalk marks.

Make Your Own Clock Sign | Pretty Handy Girl

Lay vinyl letters onto the sign below the clock face.

Make Your Own Clock Sign | Pretty Handy Girl

Press firmly and burnish the letters onto the sign. Gently peel off the transfer paper.

Make Your Own Clock Sign | Pretty Handy Girl

Check off all that apply ;-). My kids think every night is time for being silly, laughing, games, wrestling, movies and popcorn!

Make Your Own Clock Sign | Pretty Handy Girl

Our clock sign hangs happily on our new gallery wall in the living room.

Make Your Own Clock Sign | Pretty Handy Girl

Ready to Make Your Own Clock Sign? What would your check boxes say?

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3 replies
  1. Linda Weeks
    Linda Weeks says:

    I like it! and with all the clever things going on out in the world! I have a feeling this is one I could actually get done! thanks!

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