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Clock in a soft drink bottle This is a project done a couple of years ago. Much earlier than another posted project from me, Keylendar . I submit thi...
Cut the top part of the 3 bottles, leaving maximum of the straight part with the bottom.
Compare the 3 bottles. Choose the smallest as the inner tube. Remove the curved bottom leaving only the straight part. Shape it into height of 90mm. D...
Shape 2 unwanted CDs into a diameter of about 110mm – 115mm. See how big your bottle is, just make it fit in the outer bottle but larger in diameter t...
Place one of the CDs into the biggest bottle. Let it rest above the curved bottom. It’s the base disc.
Place the inner tube on the base disc. Mark the top line of the tube on the biggest bottle. Trim the biggest bottle along the marked line. It will be ...
Trim the last bottle with height 10mm higher than the outer bottle. It will be the middle bottle.
Measure the thickness of the clock movement. Then make a small box and fix beneath it to increase its thickness to 45mm. Leaving the cell open to acce...
Build compartment for the clock movement with cardboard. Fix it on the base disc. Make sure it’s in the center of the CD. And also check the surface o...
Download the attached pdf file. Print out the hand discs and number strips. Fold and glue the strips and discs into two cylinders. They will be the ha...
Stick the hands onto the discs. Again, don’t mix them up! Short hand for hours (You should know it!!) inside the cylinder while the long hand outside ...
Place the clock movement in its compartment. Attach the hand cylinders to the clock movement.
Place all the parts on the base disc inside outer bottle. Adjust the time by directly moving the minute cylinder. Place the inner tube in the outer bo...
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