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Pottery Barn inspired clock

  • August 25, 2016


I wanted a large clock to go above my fireplace but didn't want to pay the price. I had left over pallet boards from a pallet wall I had previously made so I went to it. Just a few boards, stain, spray paint and some clock hands later and ta da. It has been about 1-2 months since I made this and the time is still always right.

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  • This looks awesome! Way to put your skills to work and save some money at the same time. The finish looks great. Your materials list stain and spray paint- did you use a combination of these two to get this finish?

    By RYOBI Nation
    • I did. After putting the pallets together, I sanded it down and stained it. I then applied vinyl stickers for the roman numerals and gave it a couple coats of white spray paint. My 2 year old loved helping me peel the stickers off. After that I just gave it a light sanding to give it a little distressed looked! This was my first time doing any type of not straight cuts, so not too bad!

      By jennifer.harding

  • Oh, now it's clear! You peeled the stickers off after the spray paint so the numbers show that rich brown underneath! Truly awesome work! Thanks for sharing this with us.

    By RYOBI Nation

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