Introduction: Illuminated Clock Using a Scroll Saw

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A very cool light up clock made by using a Scroll Saw. 

Step 1: Materials/Tools

1 analog clock
1 large piece of plywood
Spray adhesive glue
Scroll Saw or try the Dremel Trio
Hot glue
Movable lamp

Step 2: Trace

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Trace the outside of the clock on thin plywood.

Step 3: Cut

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Cut with a scroll saw the outside of the clock. 

Step 4: Glue

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Use spray adhesive glue ( do not put too much on because you want to be able to take this off after if you put too much on wait a bit for some of it to dray and attach to the round piece of wood). 

Step 5: Drilling and Cutting

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Drill a hole at the end of each number. Put the round saw in through each hole and cut it out. 

Step 6: Attach to Light

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Put it all together with the clock movment the clear plastic piece and the frame. 

Step 7: Your Done Have Fun!

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quitethecontrary (author)2013-05-14

What is the name of that blade? That's awesome.

Im not really sure, sorry but its a round one, im pretty sure any one would do.

nick9110 (author)2011-12-21

there should be some way to make the hour light up only.

Blechmen (author)nick91102011-12-21

Yup I have a way and if you want me to make it just ask what I could do is add a flat piece of tin cut a hole in it and have it move with the time movement. so that the hour is the only one moving. Don't forget to vote I put lots of hard work into this.

TygrFr3d (author)2011-12-16

I like the idea, but i think there should be light up hands too somehow.

Blechmen (author)TygrFr3d2011-12-17

Yea i am going to paint glow inm the dark pint on them so you can see them.

zomfibame (author)2011-12-15

That is pretty cool. nice idea. ... do you have to worry about the light behind the clock getting too hot?

Blechmen (author)zomfibame2011-12-16

I am also thinking of putting glow in the dark paint on the hands so you can see them too.

Blechmen (author)zomfibame2011-12-16

No you could use LED or CFL light bulb

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