U.S.S. Constitution MP3 Radio

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Hello,

One day, while surfing the web I came across a hobbyist making dioramas of WWII battleships and displaying them in museums. I thought to my self, "that looks great so lets take it to another level". Behold, the world's first diorama MP3 radio! Due to copyright laws, I did not play music through the radio. When the radio is playing the LEDs on the clock's face blink simultaneously with the sound waves.

Have fun,
-Lucia (Adventure Seeker)
https://www.facebook.com/AdventureSeekerTeam

What you'll need:

>Supplies:

>>Model Ship...................Colonial Photo and Hobby
>>Light-to-Sound Kit ......Velmen
>>Basic MP3 radio..........Amazon.com
>>Clock Mechanism.......Hobby Lobby
>>Paint..............................Hobby Lobby
>>Resin Die.....................Hobby Lobby
>>Wood.............................Home Depot
>>Resin.............................Home Depot or Hobby Lobby
>>Wood Stain...................Home Depot
>>Plexi-Glass...................Home Depot
>>Varnish..........................Home Depot
>>Clear Caulk..................Home Depot
>>Imagination..................That's up to you.

>Tools:

>>Hot Glue Gun (with lots of glue stick)
>>Solder Iron
>>Solder
>>Wire Cutters
>>Wire Strippers
>>Dremel or Jigsaw
>>Sand Paper
>>Drill
>>Paint Brush
>>Saw

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    4 Discussions

    This is so cool! I new I had to check this out because my dad was the 70th captain of the USS Constitution. Great job!

    3 replies

    Thank you, I painted the inside black so it would have a cleaner appearance and hides the flaw in the wood.