Time to add cleats clock face support and back

Cut the three cleats (D) to size. Glue and clamp them to the inside of the case, where shown on Drawing 1.

2 Cut the bottom cleat (E) and the clock-face panel (F) to size. Glue the bottom cleat to the front bottom edge of the clock-face panel, with the ends and bottom edges flush, where shown on Drawing 1.

3 Place the clock face on the clock-face panel (F). Trace the shaft hole and four screw mounting holes from the clock-face openings onto the plywood panel. Remove the clock face, and drill a ¥s" shaft hole where marked. Then, drill four '/i6" pilot holes where marked.

4Measure the opening, and cut the back panel (G) to size from '/t" cherry plywood.

5Transfer Drawing 5 {the full-size half-round clock-support (H) outline} and the three hole centerpoints to 3/4" cherry. Bore a 1" hole where marked. Next, drill and countersink a pair of ¥32" shank holes where marked.

6 Cut the clock support to shape. Sand the radiused edge smooth to remove the saw marks.

Cut a Va" tenon %" long across the ends of the rails. Clamp a stop to the miter-gauge fence for consistent tenon lengths.

Feather board

Cut a VV' groove %" deep centered along the door parts. Clamp a feather board securely to your saw table to hold the pieces firmly against the fence.

Cut a Va" tenon %" long across the ends of the rails. Clamp a stop to the miter-gauge fence for consistent tenon lengths.

El LOWER GLASS INSTALLATION

Glue the clock support into the notch in the exterior top piece (C). Then, using the previously drilled shank holes in the notch as guides, drill a pair of Vw" pilot holes Va" deep into the top piece (C). Drill the same sized mounting hole through the top interior piece (B) and into the support, where shown on Drawing 1 and accompanying Drawing 1b. Drive a trio of #8x1 lA" wood screws to further secure the clock support to the clock assembly.

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