Jingle & Jolly ArtMinds™ Crate Clock
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Jingle & Jolly ArtMinds™ Crate Clock

Create this adorable clock from a couple of wooden crates. It even has a few shelves for small knick knacks!

Designed by Lauren Motley.

Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • ArtMinds™ Crate, Large (2)
  • ArtMinds™ Round Clock, Small
  • Birch Plywood, 12"x6"x½"
  • Art Minds™ Clock Movement Kit with Pendulum
  • ArtMinds™ Wood Plaque, 11½"x8¾"
  • Craft Smart® Paint Pens – White
  • Liquitex® Professional Spray Paint – Titanium White, Quinacridone Magenta, Cadmium Red Medium, Cerulean Blue Hue and Brilliant Yellow Green
  • Liquitex® Acrylic Color Basics – Titanium White, Quinacridone Magenta, Cadmium Red Medium, Cerulean Blue Hue and Brilliant Yellow Green
  • Art Minds™ Wooden Balls with Drill Hole (4)
  • Art Minds™ Wooden Finial
  • Elmer’s® Carpenter’s Wood Glue
  • Wood Screws
  • Finishing Nails
  • Jigsaw (or Hand Saw)
 

Project Instructions

Step 1 Spray paint all wood pieces appropriate color for a good even base coat.

Step 2 Take a saw and cut an opening in the birch plywood (12"x6"x½") to fit your clock mechanics.

Step 3 Screw both crates together.

Step 4 Screw in wooden balls with drill holes at the end of one of the crates for the feet of your clock.

Step 5 Assemble the rest of the clock using wood glue and finishing nails.

Step 6 Paint and use Craft Smart® white paint pen to create details.

Step 7 After paint dries, assemble the clock movement kit.

Tips

Paint a base coat of desired color on all wood pieces prior to assembling and then paint once assembled.