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How to Make your Own Wall Clock with Clock Base - Step by Step Tutorial

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How to Make your Own Wall Clock with Clock Base - Step by Step Tutorial

Making the cloak at home is a simple yet interesting DIY project that requires a proper clock base and a few basic DIY clock materials. Enveloping a little patience, you can make a unique and creative wall decor that can easily enhance the glamor of your home ambiance.

Learn about how to create your own clock with an MDF clock base and also understand the types of different DIY clocks that can inspire you to work further. Before initiating this timely project, let us gather the materials you need to make your DIY clock.

Materials you need to make your clock:

  • Wall clock kit: This wall clock kit comes with all the mechanical parts to generate the clock movement. This kit also offers the materials like clock hands, including hour, minute, and second hands, and roman numbers or roman rings.
  • MDF Clock base: There are endless possibilities for you to pick the DIY clock base, including books, bicycle wheels, embroidery rings with cloth attached, wood rounds, etc. Here, we are using the MDF clock base to work on the durable and impressive project.
  • Acrylic Paint: Pick the colors of your choice and if required you can also refer to the color chart to get more idea about the color combinations, design, and patterns that suit your interior.
  • Wood glue: Wood glue is necessary to glue the roman numbers ring on the MDF clock base.
  • Paintbrushes: You’ll require paintbrushes only if you are painting your base. If you are working on a different style of painting like pouring art of knife texture painting then you can use the paintbrushes for stirring or blending the colors.

How to Make your DIY MDF Clock


Once you have all gathered all your DIY clock materials, you are ready to set your clock-making project. Simply follow these basic instructions to fit whatever clock you are planning to hang on your walls.



  • Choose your sufficient size of MDF clock base: Hobby India offers you the ready-to-install MDF clock base that already has the smooth drilled hole in the center of the designer round base. Other than this, you can also turn almost anything into a clock base, as long as you can drill a hole in it. 

  • Pick your favorable clock mechanism. Obtain the clock kit that offers you the complete package of clock movement mechanisms, time hands, and the necessary parts like roman letter rings or numbers to screw them or fix together. 

  • Drill a hole in the base: This step is only required when you are working on any other regular base. To ease your drilling processes, you can get your suitable strong, and durable MDF clock base and start working with your creativity.

  • Add your decorations (if required): Paint the base as per your choice and attach the numbers or roman ring with the help of wooden glue. You can also add the other decorative features you wish. 

  • Assemble the clock mechanism and hang your clock: Follow the instructions shown in your clock kit to assemble the pieces. Once you’re done, find the perfect destination to hang your DIY MDF artistic clock and securely attach it with the help of a hook.


Update your Walls with Modern and Classy MDF Clock Base:


It is the easiest project to work your creativity with an MDF clock base as it offers you seamless hands on your favorite colors. Pick your suitable base for acrylic paints and also the vast range of resin molds to create an enchanting DIY wall clock for your home interior at Hobby India, the one-stop solution for art and craft products.

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