Instructables: exploring - technology - clocks - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 29 Jun 2016 07:55:33 PDT BLOX v1.01 Extreme loud alarm clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Extreme-Loud-Alarm-Clock/
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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 13:23:04 PDT
Minimalistic Led Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalistic-Led-Clock/
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 05:24:31 PDT
ESP8266 Desktop Clock (WiFi Synchronised!) http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-Desktop-Clock-WiFi-Synchronised/
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Mon, 16 May 2016 00:38:14 PDT
Complete Digital Clock with Presence Sensor (RTC - Alarm - PIR - Temperature - Humidity - Dew Point) http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-Digital-Clock-With-Presence-Sensor-RTC-Alarm-/
Complete Digital Clock with Presence Sensor (RTC - Alarm - PIR - Temperature - Humidity - Dew Point) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/Y5F9/INAC9MZ6/FXRY5F9INAC9MZ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/Y5F9/INAC9MZ6/FXRY5F9INAC9MZ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/Y5F9/INAC9MZ6/FXRY5F9INAC9MZ6.SMALL.jpg lagsilva Hi there,I already have done some digital clocks projects with Arduino including LED and LCD displays, but this one is more special because I have introduced a new feature with a movement sensor (PIR).See VIDEO Main Features PIR (Presence Infrared Sensor) RTC (Real Time Clock) Al...
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 09:07:52 PDT
How to Run a Battery Electric Clock on Solar Power--Part IIa http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Run-a-Battery-Electric-Clock-on-Solar-Power-2/
How to Run a Battery Electric Clock on Solar Power--Part IIa - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/6JSW/IMYAWNN4/FVX6JSWIMYAWNN4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/6JSW/IMYAWNN4/FVX6JSWIMYAWNN4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/6JSW/IMYAWNN4/FVX6JSWIMYAWNN4.SMALL.jpg Lionel Sear This third contribution completes my efforts on this topic and is the simplest and cheapest to execute. Parts I and II used a super capacitor to store power for the hours of darkness whereas here we are using some form of rechargeable cell. The first version of this stage uses a nickel/metal hydrid...
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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 03:55:58 PDT
How to Run a Battery Electric Clock on Solar Power--Part II http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Run-a-Battery-Electric-Clock-on-Solar-Power-1/
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Wed, 30 Mar 2016 02:30:45 PDT
Rick Astley Clock - Mk II http://www.instructables.com/id/Rick-Astley-Clock-Mk-2/
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Sun, 27 Mar 2016 08:19:40 PDT
How to Run a Battery Electric Clock on Solar Power--Part I http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Run-a-Battery-Electric-Clock-on-Solar-Power/
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 07:00:43 PDT
Handmade Cool Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Cool-Alarm-Clock/
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 06:00:41 PDT
Acrylic Gear Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Gear-Clock/
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 11:35:42 PDT
Rick Astley Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Rick-Clock/
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Sat, 12 Mar 2016 12:28:02 PST
How to Run a Battery Electric Clock on Dead Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Run-a-Battery-Electric-Clock-on-Dead-Batter/
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 23:09:20 PST
Oak & Acrylic Nixie Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Oak-Acrylic-Nixie-Clock/
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 06:24:49 PST
Harry Potter inspired Weasley Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Harry-Potter-Inspired-Weasley-Clock/
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 06:51:22 PST
Star Clock (Simple Build!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Clock-Simple-Build/
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 12:42:56 PST
Second Layer Clock: Intro http://www.instructables.com/id/Second-Layer-Clock-Intro/
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Thu, 31 Dec 2015 12:48:06 PST
Nixie Tube Clock No.2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Nixie-Tube-Clock-No2/
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 08:46:12 PST
Inside-out Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Inside-out-Clock/
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 07:41:27 PST
3:30 Clock Version 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/330-Clock-Version-2/
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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 05:41:42 PST
Arduino IoT Weather Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-IoT-Weather-Clock/
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Sun, 22 Nov 2015 19:05:11 PST
Berlin Clock, Arduino Nano, DS1307 Real Time Clock. 74HC595N 8 Bit Shift Register. http://www.instructables.com/id/Berlin-Clock-Arduino-Nano-DS1307-Real-Time-Clock-7/
Berlin Clock, Arduino Nano, DS1307 Real Time Clock. 74HC595N 8 Bit Shift Register. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/RM3U/IHAWAPTQ/FZ9RM3UIHAWAPTQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/RM3U/IHAWAPTQ/FZ9RM3UIHAWAPTQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/RM3U/IHAWAPTQ/FZ9RM3UIHAWAPTQ.SMALL.jpg mr_fid For some time now I have wanted to build a Berlin clock. I don’t really know why? I just like the “different” approach to telling the time.So how does it work?? Starting at the bottom there are 4 yellow lights each light represents 1 minute, so if there are none on this would be zero, one illuminate...
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Sun, 22 Nov 2015 13:21:04 PST
Star Wars pyrography clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-pyrography-clock-1/
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Sun, 22 Nov 2015 06:32:24 PST
Smartphone Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Smartphone-Alarm-Clock/
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Sun, 22 Nov 2015 06:29:11 PST
Interactive Weekly Calendar http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Weekly-Calendar/
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Sun, 22 Nov 2015 06:24:59 PST
Ping Pong Ball Full colour Binary Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Ping-Pong-Ball-Full-colour-Binary-Clock/
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Sat, 21 Nov 2015 04:17:17 PST
Turntable LED RGB Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Turntable-LED-RGB-Clock/
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Thu, 19 Nov 2015 18:03:42 PST
Antique Clock Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Antique-Clock-Upgrade/
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Sun, 15 Nov 2015 20:18:37 PST
3:30 Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/330-Clock/
3:30 Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/V8OE/IGWJYBSM/F7JV8OEIGWJYBSM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/V8OE/IGWJYBSM/F7JV8OEIGWJYBSM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/V8OE/IGWJYBSM/F7JV8OEIGWJYBSM.SMALL.jpg IreteH I wanted to make a wall clock that emphasizes when its 3:30.Why 3:30? Because most days, at 3:30 PM I need to leave whatever I’m doing and go pick up my kids from kindergarten and daycare. Sometimes I’m so engrossed in what I’m doing that I’m surprised to see that I’m about to be late. Use Cardboa...
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 05:29:00 PST
Wooden Pallet Wall Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Pallet-Wall-Clock/
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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 21:50:36 PST
Wooden Chain Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Chain-Clock/
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Sat, 7 Nov 2015 18:24:57 PST
Binary Wrist-Band Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/Binary-Wrist-Band-Watch/
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By: Kaustav Nandy

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Sat, 7 Nov 2015 12:53:32 PST
The Light Clock (IoT) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Light-Clock-IoT/
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Mon, 2 Nov 2015 14:03:27 PST
Hand In Hand Skeleton Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-In-Hand-Skeleton-Clock/
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Mon, 2 Nov 2015 11:18:05 PST
IoT Time Warp Dali Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Time-Warp-Dali-Clock/
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Sat, 31 Oct 2015 17:09:20 PDT
Alarm clock Using Atmega-328 and RTC http://www.instructables.com/id/Alarm-clock-Using-Atmega-328-and-RTC/
Alarm clock Using Atmega-328 and RTC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/JPU5/IG8BI4YN/FJ4JPU5IG8BI4YN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/JPU5/IG8BI4YN/FJ4JPU5IG8BI4YN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/JPU5/IG8BI4YN/FJ4JPU5IG8BI4YN.SMALL.jpg tharindurc Hi everyone! This is my first instructable! After reading hundreds of instructables, I decided to make one myself.Clock is one of the most essential house hold things. There are various types of clocks like good old Pendulum clocks, Analog clocks and the now trending modern Digital clocks.Digital cl...
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Tue, 27 Oct 2015 00:34:13 PDT
Upcycle hubcaps into clocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-hubcap-clock/
Upcycle hubcaps into clocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/PQ5R/IGB22IFQ/FR0PQ5RIGB22IFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/PQ5R/IGB22IFQ/FR0PQ5RIGB22IFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/PQ5R/IGB22IFQ/FR0PQ5RIGB22IFQ.SMALL.jpg Nate5b So why bother spending time to upcycle rusty old hubcaps from some vintage of 1960's Chevy truck? Hopefully the pictures in this instructable answer that question. I'm pretty happy with how the clocks turned out.What inspired me? Well, I ended up with a bunch of random Chevy and Ford car parts when...
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Sun, 25 Oct 2015 19:38:02 PDT
Wooden Glowing Nixie Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Glowing-Nixie-Clock/
Wooden Glowing Nixie Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/V81N/IFY9ABTI/FK2V81NIFY9ABTI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/V81N/IFY9ABTI/FK2V81NIFY9ABTI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/V81N/IFY9ABTI/FK2V81NIFY9ABTI.SMALL.jpg jellmeister Inspiration: Ok, so I know making a nixie clock isn't necessarily the most original of clock ideas, but I wanted something elegant to tell the time in my living room. When I made this I lived in a rented house where I couldn't mount a clock on the wall, so I needed it to stand on my (CRT!) telly. I'...
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Mon, 19 Oct 2015 16:33:10 PDT
DIY Infinity Mirror Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Infinity-Mirror-Clock/
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Sat, 17 Oct 2015 10:56:50 PDT
Reproduction Regulator Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Reproduction-Regulator-Clock/
Reproduction Regulator Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FJY/B0XO/IFUEH545/FJYB0XOIFUEH545.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FJY/B0XO/IFUEH545/FJYB0XOIFUEH545.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FJY/B0XO/IFUEH545/FJYB0XOIFUEH545.SMALL.gif oliverb This instructableThis instructable shows you how to make a reproduction regulator clock using an old clock case and three quartz movements.I have used an old English 12" (300mm) Dial clock case from Ebay but any case can be used as long as three quartz movements can fit inside it's dial.There are tw...
By: oliverb

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Sat, 17 Oct 2015 02:43:19 PDT
Skyrim Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Skyrim-Clock/
Skyrim Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/4Y28/IFTWQYZI/F154Y28IFTWQYZI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/4Y28/IFTWQYZI/F154Y28IFTWQYZI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/4Y28/IFTWQYZI/F154Y28IFTWQYZI.SMALL.jpg Dzefri In this tutorial I am going to show you how to make clock with skyrim logo. Template Print the template and glue it to the wood. Cut wood Clean It Paint It Assemble Clock Done Hope you like it. :-D
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Fri, 16 Oct 2015 14:02:21 PDT
Dual-Faced Clock from Recycled Hard Drives http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-Faced-Clock-from-Recycled-Hard-Drives/
Dual-Faced Clock from Recycled Hard Drives - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/4EIH/IFTYXN4T/FSL4EIHIFTYXN4T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/4EIH/IFTYXN4T/FSL4EIHIFTYXN4T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/4EIH/IFTYXN4T/FSL4EIHIFTYXN4T.SMALL.jpg JokerDAS Have you ever had a hard drive fail on your laptop? What was I thinking, of course you have.What did you do with the useless chunk of metal after you replaced it? Probably just chucked it in the trash.Well, why not recycle it?"But JokerDAS, recycle it into what?" you ask.At that I say, "Well, you c...
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Fri, 16 Oct 2015 14:03:08 PDT
Analog Talking Glow in the Dark 3D Printed Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Analog-Talking-Glow-in-the-Dark-3D-Printed-Clock/
Analog Talking Glow in the Dark 3D Printed Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/OPCU/IFO99VWR/FWNOPCUIFO99VWR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/OPCU/IFO99VWR/FWNOPCUIFO99VWR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/OPCU/IFO99VWR/FWNOPCUIFO99VWR.SMALL.jpg gg2inc The clock will display the time using 4 analog meters. I have seen these type of clocks in various incarnations but I never saw an analog clock in this format that talked. This clock announces the time at half hour intervals and plays a message whenever the clock is first powered on. Many of thes...
By: gg2inc

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Tue, 13 Oct 2015 10:11:20 PDT
Voltmeter Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Voltmeter-Clock/
Voltmeter Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/LM96/IFBUPAGR/FYQLM96IFBUPAGR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/LM96/IFBUPAGR/FYQLM96IFBUPAGR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/LM96/IFBUPAGR/FYQLM96IFBUPAGR.SMALL.jpg oliverb This clock tells the time - hours, mins, and seconds using 3 analogue voltmeters. A PIC16F628A microcontroller is used to display the time by varying the voltage to each voltmeter and also provides very basic timekeeping. The Microcontroller code is written in Picbasic Pro 3.Accurate time is maintai...
By: oliverb

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Sat, 3 Oct 2015 13:24:34 PDT
The NerdClock: An RGB Binary Clock [Arduino Software] http://www.instructables.com/id/The-NerdClock-An-RGB-Binary-Clock-Arduino-Software/
The NerdClock: An RGB Binary Clock [Arduino Software] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/FFQM/IF2DEHPA/FJWFFQMIF2DEHPA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/FFQM/IF2DEHPA/FJWFFQMIF2DEHPA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/FFQM/IF2DEHPA/FJWFFQMIF2DEHPA.SMALL.jpg Kesselwagen IntroductionBinary clocks are a really cool way to show the time in a mysterious way. And to those who don’t know how to read that type of clock it’s a simple, yet effective way to boost up your nerdiness level sky high. That might just be something you'd like to do? Yes right, I know that the b...
By: Kesselwagen

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Sun, 27 Sep 2015 20:04:48 PDT
The Sands Of Time http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Sands-Of-Time/
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Thu, 10 Sep 2015 12:04:10 PDT
DIY Apple Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Apple-Clock/
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Fri, 4 Sep 2015 15:21:58 PDT
Children's Clocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Childrens-Clocks/
Children's Clocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/ROON/IDUQVNLJ/F0SROONIDUQVNLJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/ROON/IDUQVNLJ/F0SROONIDUQVNLJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/ROON/IDUQVNLJ/F0SROONIDUQVNLJ.SMALL.jpg CliveB1 It all started with our children, we bought them animal clocks that had tails as pendulums and they had great pleasure watching them. When our grandchildren came along we could not find any the same, so - why not make my own versions?All of the variants are very similar in construction, although I ...
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 10:14:09 PDT
Space Invaders Desktop Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Space-Invaders-Desktop-Clock/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 22:53:20 PDT
Whose Clock?? Doctor Who's Clock! http://www.instructables.com/id/Whose-Clock-Doctor-Whos-Clock/
Whose Clock?? Doctor Who's Clock! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/GNU5/ID2XC32L/FO1GNU5ID2XC32L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/GNU5/ID2XC32L/FO1GNU5ID2XC32L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/GNU5/ID2XC32L/FO1GNU5ID2XC32L.SMALL.jpg gizmologist Adventures in Time And Space!Now available in my Etsy Shop!I like making clocks. I'm fascinated by time and time travel. Possibly because of this, I also like Doctor Who (the longest-running Science-Fiction TV series ever!).The latest seasons feature a new title sequence that has a clock face spiral...
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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 20:07:50 PDT
14 Spectacular Word Clocks http://www.instructables.com/id/14-Spectacular-Word-Clocks/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/6RFB/ICHHQJ35/FO26RFBICHHQJ35.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/6RFB/ICHHQJ35/FO26RFBICHHQJ35.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/6RFB/ICHHQJ35/FO26RFBICHHQJ35.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx These days, most people tell time by looking at numerals, whether they're on an analog clock, a digital watch, or a smartphone.If you're looking for something a little different, why not a word clock?(And if that doesn't tickle your fancy, perhaps a sundial watch would be more your speed…) The Wor...
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:32:07 PDT