9 responses

  1. tina
    December 3, 2010

    What an awesome and creative idea! They are great and no wonder all the gift recipients were so enthusiastic with such a thoughtful gift.

  2. ~Holly~
    December 3, 2010

    Very nice!! Thanks for the intructions!! I may try this one of these days. =0)

  3. SweetMelissa
    December 3, 2010

    OhMyGosh! I spent a couple hours scouring the house tonight for something unique to make a clock out of for my mantel. Yours is perfect…and I have everything on hand that I need. My square nails are from our house…kept everyone I came across when we remodeled. I can’t wait for the weekend so I can get to this project! I’ll post when I’m done and send them back to you for your great tutorial. Thanks!

  4. Sherry @ Lamp Unto My Feet
    December 3, 2010

    Oh, love it! :)

    Thanks for sharing!
    Sherry

  5. Kim
    December 4, 2010

    I really like that you used nails for the numbers. It keeps everything consistent and neat. What a great, inexpensive idea.

  6. Jessica Hills
    December 5, 2010

    I have been wanting to make one of these forever! Thanks for sharing!

  7. Adina
    April 10, 2012

    Love this idea!!!

  8. Syrie M.
    December 1, 2013

    Hi! I just found this site today & I have to say that I LOVE many of your projects! I also live in the wet, wet, wet & muddy Willamette Valley & have for about 1/2 my life, the rest over in sunny Central Oregon! I loved this project & wanted to share one that I had come up with. I had an old, large (about 24″) wall clock that I had purchased at Win-Co several years ago for $10 on the clearance shelf, but children & life had damaged it past working condition. I recently pulled it out of the garage, were it’d been stashed since the kitchen remodel, & took it apart. I bought a new clockwork mechanism w/white hands & then painted the face with chalkboard paint. I then chalked in the numbers, attached the new hands & have a totally cool clock!

    • Jami
      December 2, 2013

      Ooo, you and I do think alike, Syrie – reusing and chalkboard! ;) Thanks for sharing this clever idea!

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