Step 3: Drilling the Holes for the Numbers and Installing the El Wire

Start by drilling one hole at the begining of the number and one at the end, but for the numbers eight and ten just drill two holes right next to each other. Next you need to attach the two different colors of el wire together by soldering the angel hair wires and the main phosphorus coated wire together and cover with tape.  Now just feed the el wire through the first hole, bend the el wire to the correct shape, and feed it through the last hole, do that all the way around. Just check the clock hands now to make sure their not bent or anything like that, then reinstall the guts, drill a hole in the cover, feed the end of the el wire with the connecter on it through the hole, and attach the inverter. Enjoy.

<p>How are you terminating the pieces of EL wire or are you running one single strand?</p>
<p>can you give me your private e-mail please?</p>
Really cool looking! Great job!
Well done. The clock turned out great. What would be cool to see is a sequencer to illuminate the clock based on the time as well. You get into a whole new realm of problems, but it would be neat to see!
El wire is awesome! Great job!
Thank you
Very nice !
Nice! Thank you
I tried this but it did not work at all.I'm a little disappointed but, what can I do
This is Amazing- love the concept! I'm going to work on this, think this would look great on my flashlight alarm clock.
Thank you
it'll be nice if you can figure out a way to light up the hands
I tried to but I could not figure out a way.
You should paint the hands with glow-in-the-dark paint then
Thanks for the idea.
Thank you

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