I thought it would be fun to make a clock out of a jigsaw puzzle with a puzzle piece moving around on one of the arms of the clock, so when the clock strikes the hour the puzzle piece fits.

I wanted my puzzle to have pieces about an inch in size, however most puzzles that size are children's puzzles.  Since I didn't want a Dora the Explorer puzzle in my living room and I couldn't find any other puzzle picture that I liked, I used blank puzzle sheet instead and glued some scrapbook paper on it.   In hindsight, I could have just glued the scrapbook  paper onto cardboard and cut out the puzzle shapes freehand. 

Step 1: Material:

* Clock mechanism
* Jigsaw puzzle, or blank jigsaw puzzle and a cool image or print that you would like to use.
* Craft foam
* Cardboard
* Paper clip or hook, for hanging clock on wall


* Knife/scissors
* Glue/Mod Podge/or puzzle glue
* Craft spray sealant
* Ruler

<p>This is something my kids would enjoy making with me. However, I think of maybe making the back board from a puzzle with print and glue them together on cardboard. Do you think that could work?</p>
<p>Yes, I think that is a great idea, I would love to see how it turns out.</p>
This is such a cute idea! You make the most fun, and cute, projects :)
OMG I love this so much!!!
LOVE IT! We make personalized photo jigsaw puzzles and also sell Blank puzzles or puzzles at special requests. If anyone needs these supplies you can check us out... We would Love to be a part of this! <br> <br>The Missing Piece Puzzle Company <br>http://www.themissingpiecepuzzlecompany.com
Cool! I wish I could do something like that but I can't find a clock mechanism. :(
Just go to a dollar store and pick up a cheap clock, dismantle it and take out the clock mechanism. With the rest you can make <a href="http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Marble-Maze/" rel="nofollow">this</a>.&nbsp; Buying an actual clock mechanism costs a lot more and is harder to find.
This clock is great! Very inventive :) My best friend has an obsession with puzzles, so this may be her next birthday gift.
totally cool!
Very nice and particular!
Hey. i was wondering where you got the blank puzzel board?
I got mine at a craft <a href="http://www.deserres.ca/en-ca/search/drawing-puzzle-%2828-pces%29/2446/" rel="nofollow">store</a>.&nbsp;
Awesome! Definitely going to make one of these for my wife's birthday! Thanks!!
que idea tan buena.........me encanto lo hare :D
This is awesome! Just wondering, how large was your puzzle? 8&quot;x10&quot;?
Yes, roughly that size.
You could also use a PVC card (such as a credit/debit card, library card, etc) to &quot;squeegee&quot; out any bubbles/creases as well. Works well
Good advice, thanks!
No prob!
Hi Chrys,<br /> this nice clock escaped to my attention.<br /> I love to do jigsaw works and this one is outstanding, both for creativity and quality of crafting. A very nice object and a good Instructable.<br /> Congratulations<br /> Isacco<br />
very nice,,,,,,,,,,i am also trying to make it,,,,,,,,,,,,,,<br />
Your imagination and creativity are outstanding ChrysN.&nbsp; Good job! Cman<br />
Thanks Cman!<br />
I&nbsp;love this! (and am sure to steal the idea!)<br /> I posted it on my facebook acct. too.&nbsp; Hope that's ok!<br />
No problem, thanks!<br />
Great idea! and I like the design of the scrapbook paper.<br />
How fun!&nbsp; I just got a puzzle from the dollar store that wasn't nice fitting and right when I was going to throw it in the recycling bin, I decided maybe I could do something crafty with it...and I already have a working clock mechanism I got for a buck at the junk store so I think you've inspired me to go forth!<br /> Now, where's my glue gun?.....
&nbsp;Neat! &nbsp;

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