Wall Décor modernclock

Published on February 22nd, 2012 | by Jules Yap


VÄCKIS wooden modern clock

Materials: VÄCKIS clock, pre-made frames or scrap wood, glue, stain

Description: Add a wood frame to the VÄCKIS for a modern/mid-century/rustic mantle clock. I lucked out and found some chunky pre-made, stain-ready pine frames but this can easily be made with some scrap wood. I added some little gray stick on foam pads to keep the clock snug in the opening and glued two frames together for the appropriate depth.

(Tip: after the glue dries, you can sand the whole thing so it is perfectly flush all the way around.) What’s nice is by keeping original backing, I can still access the clock back to change the battery or reset the time.

~ Felicia, Seattle

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3 Responses to VÄCKIS wooden modern clock

  1. Anonymous says:

    well done!

  2. en says:

    It’s harmonious! :)

  3. Anonymous says:

    What a cute little upgrade to an otherwise boring clock. Well done :)

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