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Sunday, May 3, 2009

It's About Time!

I had the vision and my husband did the labor - 
Thanks Chuck for making my dreams reality!
Items Needed:

*Vintage Plate (Yes I did buy it at the Thrift Store I manage)
*Clock mechanism from Walmart (under $10)
*Tape measure Plate holder from Dollar Store (guess how much)
*Drill with Glass and Tile bits from Harbor Frieght (9.99)
*Piece of wood to set plate on
*Battery for the clock

Measure for the center and mark
Drill the hole for the clock

Insert the clock mechanism according to the instructions. Add the hanger and.......


14 Blog friends say:

  1. I had no idea you could drill through a china plate!

  2. Awesome ! Love your price list , especially the comment on the dollar store, LOl !
    Hugs ~

  3. What a cute project. I love it. Thanks for sharing the idea.

  4. What a fabulous clock and I just love the pattern of the plate. Great idea and so lovely. Hugs, Marty

  5. I love it, pretty plate too. It's so nice to meet you~ ~Ahrisha~ ~

  6. OH! I need to do that! husband needs to do that! Talk about the perfect plate for this project! Good eye.

  7. This idea has endless possibilities! You manage a thrift store??? I think that would be interesting and you get first crack at the good stuff :)!

  8. Now it is a quarter past plate. Ha I crack myself up.
    Nice work.

  9. We thought abt putting the numbers on the plate but decided it was better to be understated. Thanks everyone for the comments I appreciate them all!.....Jo

  10. Really pretty idea!
    I love it!
    ~Really Rainey~

  11. Did everyone see the precision in the drilling .....incredable. And to the one person's husband sorry man.