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High Scores with a Scrabble Clock
I'll let the clock speak for itself, but I think spelling out the numbers is crucial and I also like how they are randomly placed around the game board.

Here's how to make it:

Posted by Steven James from San Francisco, California, United States • Published See Steven James's 17 projects »
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  • How to make a recycled clock. Scrabble Clock - Step 1
    Step 1

    First drill a hole through the center star, when you look at the board, you'll notice it's off center, but I think the star is the place to drill!

  • How to make a recycled clock. Scrabble Clock - Step 2
    Step 2

    In order for the board not to fold over onto itself, the back should be braced with a two small wooden rulers. Use wood glue to attach the two pieces, so they cross the middle fold

  • How to make a recycled clock. Scrabble Clock - Step 3
    Step 3

    See the fold: You want to prevent this from moving.

  • How to make a recycled clock. Scrabble Clock - Step 4
    Step 4

    Now use the same wood glue to attach the tiles, use the glue sparingly and quickly remove any glue that seeps from underneath the tile.

  • How to make a recycled clock. Scrabble Clock - Step 5
    Step 5

    Place several heavy books over the top of the tiles, to weight them in place, allow the tiles to dry in place for several hours and perhaps overnight.

  • How to make a recycled clock. Scrabble Clock - Step 6
    Step 6

    Once dry, insert the clock mechanism, assemble the clock and hang that baby!

  • How to make a recycled clock. Scrabble Clock - Step 7
    Step 7

    Finished project, I guess you could also use different words in place of the numbers, as long as they are in the same location.

    Happy National Craft Month!

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Gilly S.
Gilly S. · 3 projects
hey just a question but does the game come with all the letters you'll need? I'm gonna make one for a friend who LOVES this game and I want to know if I'm gonna need more than what it comes with. Thanks Happy
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CO + K User

Awesome!
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Zelma T.
Zelma T. · Roma, Queensland, AU · 4 projects
this is awesome! and you know where the exact centre is because of you star! awesome!
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Polly J.
Polly J. · Cambridge, England, GB · 4 projects
This is so cool.
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Mvndres
Mvndres · Richmond, British Columbia, CA · 5 projects
its a great and creative idea. it sucks that i already have a record clock i made a few months back. i dont think ill have space =(. great idea never the less.
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Rachel K.
Rachel K.
This would be so much fun in a game room, I love it! I'll be linking to this.
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rachel.
rachel. · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 9 projects
awesome!! but i'd get confused as to the time...haha
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Lovette'sz-xoxo
Lovette'sz-xoxo · 15 projects
oh wooww.
that's soo creative!
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