Introduction: Red Faction Clock

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I want to get into building my own robots and thought it would be good to start off with a basic project that would help me develop some practical skills.

I have loved the Red Faction series and I thought the logo would make a cool clock.

All you need to recreate this Red Faction clock is listed below.

  • Quartz Clock Movement Mechanism (can get one cheap from Amazon)
  • 3mm thick wood
  • Router
  • Red Faction logo stencil (http://orig13.deviantart.net/9193/f/2011/194/7/c/red_faction_by_derickmanning-d3ohsdv.jpg)
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Drill
  • Orange paint
  • Black paint

Step 1: Step 1: Trace Out Outline

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First cut out the profile of the logo and then trace the outline onto the wood.

Step 2: Step 2: Cut Out the Shape

Cut out the profile. I used a router for this.

Step 3: Step 3: Paint

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Apply the base paint to the profile you have cut out.

This may require multiple coatings to leave an even finish.

Step 4: Step 4: Drill Hole for Clock Mechanism

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Once the paint has dried, drill a hole for your quartz clock movement mechanism.

Step 5: Step 5: Details

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Apply black paint to create the fingers and hands.

Step 6: Step 6: Add Clock Mechanism

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After the paint has dried attach the clock mechanism and you are done!

Comments

jarodpenn (author)2016-07-11

Loved the games; nice clock man!

AndyD-wyrm (author)jarodpenn2016-07-11

Thanks a lot. Was fun making it.

DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2015-12-27

Cool clock design.

Thanks it's the 1st time I have used a router.

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