Instructables: exploring - technology - clocks Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:09:59 PDT BLOX v1.01 Lego Pedestal Clock
Lego Pedestal Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> patron_zero Simple little project,  had a travel alarm clock that sits on my workbench and would constantly shift such for best viewing. The thought hit me to put the clock on a turntable of a sort and my ever-handy box of Legos provided the solution. Eight (8) pieces of Lego and one small travel clock, so si...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 08:10:14 PDT
Making Time Run Backwards, The Reverse Clock
Making Time Run Backwards, The Reverse Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> antagonizer This instructable started off as a bit of a prank that I thought I'd share, and is a bit off of the instructables I normally do. I've never been a fan of having clocks in the living room. To me it represents an area where being regularly reminded of the time is counter intuitive to the relaxation an...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09:01:20 PDT
Reviving a Vintage Clock
Reviving a Vintage Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> ctx1985 I picked up this old wall clock from a roadside antique shop for $15 this past weekend. The clock itself still works fine, but the paint was flaking off in various sections and it had a lot of minor surface rust too. I knew with a little TLC, I could make this old clock look new again!What you'll ne...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 06:52:00 PDT
DIY - Analog Projection Clock
DIY - Analog Projection Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> hermanwahsletn Now you can make the wall clock visable 24 hours a day.
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 06:16:17 PDT
Ice Cube Clock ^3
Ice Cube Clock ^3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> LesB The fluorescent glow tube nestled inside this polyester resin casting is a gas display tube from the Cold War era, made by our then-enemy, Russia. It has this cool retro look with its Nixie-ish blue glow.My project is the result of my buying a clock kit from that utilizes the tube. I...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 20:32:09 PDT
Solar Powered Clock
Solar Powered Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> GaganS Hi,As this is my 1st instructable and I am still a 7th grader so there may be a lot of mistakes in this instructable and so please do not hesitate to correct me.This is a solar powered 1.5 Volt clock and it requires minimum components. Materials This clock requires@ A 1.5 v clock@ A 220 k resisto...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 23:10:53 PDT
How To Change Watch Battery
How To Change Watch Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> kaisertallakson Step 1 Unscrew all of the screws on the back of the watch. Step 2 Use something like a knife to pry open the back but be careful not to cut the seal. Step 3 Now just take out the battery then put the new one in. Then put the back on but make sure that the seal is placed right so it will be...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 18:02:17 PDT
The Electro-Mechanical Clock
The Electro-Mechanical Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> hp07 Electronics & Mechanical are the two engineering disciplines that I love the most. So I wanted to create a showpiece that portrays the awesomeness of these disciplines. Also I believe that time is the most important asset anybody can have.So I wanted make something that portrays the importance of ti...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:43:49 PDT
Javelin's Word Clock
Javelin's Word Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> nitrohawk My place of employment, Javelin, is always looking for ways to make our products and services personable. Recently, an opportunity presented itself where I was asked to construct a word clock for a client. I found a number of great guides such as the Sleek Word Clock by scottbez1, Wordclock Grew Up ...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 12:37:06 PDT
A 'Green' Clock
A 'Green' Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> Siddharth Jain Well, now you'd never have throw away those used up cells, for this clock can run purely on the energy from 'used up' cells!I had always wondered what to do with those used up cells I have been collecting, and after I came across this, I knew what to do with them. The only thing I needed to figure o...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 11:05:21 PDT
Wordclock - More DIY How To Projects]]> wouterdevinck Ever since first seeing QLOCKTWO by Biegert & Funk a couple of years ago, I have wanted a word clock on my living room wall. The original, however, somewhat exceeds my yearly clock budget, so I started looking for alternatives.The internet is riddled with DIY and commercial versions of this type of ...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 17:32:05 PDT
Awesome Wall Clock
Awesome Wall Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> diyboy1 This clock can be made in 5 minutes and looks absolutely awesome! The Only Step All you will need for this project is a wrist watch, a hard-disk platter, a hobby knife, and some pliers.Start by disassembling the watch. Break of the little knob on the side of the watch used for setting the time. T...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:34:34 PDT
How to shorten a Rolex strap
How to shorten a Rolex strap - More DIY How To Projects]]> Unboxingexperience7 You don't need to go to a shop and pay a lot of money for shortening a Rolex watch strap. You just need is a small screw driver. Remove links open gently the screws (2) of the link(s) you want to removeremove the link(s) Shorten the strap 3. connect the shortened strap and insert the screw4. t...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:10:24 PDT
Easy-to-Build: Modern Glowing Lego Clock
Easy-to-Build: Modern Glowing Lego Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> MichelleW1 LEGOs don't always have to be used for building. Combining refurbished Legos, colored lighting, and a glossy clock face will create a clock with great modernity, and a great addition to your home or child's playroom. This kid-friendly clock was planned and built by a 12-year old, with minimal adul...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:58:03 PDT
Pure Siesta Mi UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply)
Pure Siesta Mi UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) - More DIY How To Projects]]> PhantomFreak As these alarm clocks use Mini USB for their power supply, you can construct a very simple UPS using parts available on the likes of eBay. This is possible on both the Series 1 (pure in top left corner & Siesta Mi in top right corner of front) & Series 2 (pure written below screen) version.Parts you...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:16:41 PDT
what's in a quartz clock
what's in a quartz clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> Stan1y having come across instructables on equatorial mounts I wondered why no one used a quartz movement as the power source I quickly realised it is because they produce very low torque. I wondered if there was anything thing that you could do to improve it so as a starting point I took one apart to see....
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 15:58:20 PDT
Shop-style wall clock
Shop-style wall clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> ade angelis A one-step i'ble just to show the creation of the day: a wall clock made of free/recycled materials! Previously I used to bring my wristwatch with me when I went working in my shop, to keep track of time. Soon I noticed that it's nearly impossible to keep it from getting all covered in sawdust. Furt...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:03:19 PDT
chipKIT Alarm Clock
chipKIT Alarm Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> JColvin91 Have you ever wondered how to make your own alarm clock? Is it hard? Is it easy? I know from personal experience that making your own clock is definitely on the easy side and will show you how you can make your own today. What we need This particular alarm clock can be created with parts from ...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 14:58:34 PDT
Instructables Robot Clock
Instructables Robot Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> creativity123 This is an awesome Instructables Robot Clock that is perfect for any office desk, night stand, window sill, coffee table, etc.. It is small and wireless, which makes it great for travel. To turn it on just push the robot and watch him light up and display the time. With the right tools this clock is...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 07:44:43 PDT
How to turn a laptop into an alarm clock
How to turn a laptop into an alarm clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> ironboy39 After I realized I had an old Dell Inspiron Mini that was really slow, I decided that since no one used it, it would be perfect to turn into an alarm clock. Get the software First, you'll need a clock screensaver. (skip this part if you don't want the clock but want the alarm)There are many ...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 09:48:53 PDT
Lunar Phase Clock
Lunar Phase Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> Aleator777 In this Instructable we will be building a dynamic lunar lamp with the Raspberry Pi. With your very own lunar clock you'll always know the current phase of the moon, no matter the weather! History and Theory Budding astronomer? Recently bitten by a werewolf? Whatever your lunar-phase-knowing ...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 13:51:30 PDT
Bamboo digital clock
Bamboo digital clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> MacManus88 You need following parts for this beautiful clock:- Arudino Mini Pro- digital RGB LED-Stripe (1m, 60 LEDs)- Bamboo pizza plate (32cm circumference)- RealTimeClock Module for Arduino- 3,3v Voltage regulator (for the RTC module)Just stick the LED-Stripe around the pizza plate and connect the RTC and t...
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Sat, 10 May 2014 10:26:58 PDT
ChronosMEGA; a wrist watch
ChronosMEGA; a wrist watch - More DIY How To Projects]]> N.fletch I've always loved watches; not only are they aesthetic and beautiful, but they are functional, precise and useful. An elegant fusion between engineering and art; two normally opposed perspectives, now joined in harmonic unison. However, all technologies like the dial-up internet, the CVT monitor a...
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 17:43:35 PDT
Flower power clock or one dirty time peice
Flower power clock or one dirty time peice - More DIY How To Projects]]> Triclaw This is my second instructable  and for this one I will be hacking into a pocket watch and replacing the need for batteries and turning it into a desk clock or wall clock with its own solar powered night light  and also  it doubles as a planter materials Bunch of junk watch hot glu...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 20:09:10 PDT
Cinema Slate
Cinema Slate - More DIY How To Projects]]> SpaceShipOne I have always been very much interested in the behind-the-scenes aspect of film-making; all the gear that goes into a single shoot.  As a college student I even had the opportunity to show movies on 35mm film.  As a result of all this I wanted to make something that looked like it belonged on a movi...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 18:33:42 PDT
Acrylic Skeleton Clock
Acrylic Skeleton Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> benmurton This is a clock made fully out of acrylic! This was originally was my year 13 mechanical engineering college project, we had to research, design and build a project for a stakeholder, this including lots of recording so there is no shortage of photos. the use of acrylic for a main building m...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:19:35 PDT
Big Digit Backwards counting bluetooth Clock
Big Digit Backwards counting bluetooth Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> kenyer Why? I wanted to make my own big 7-segment digits for a long time now. I had some ideas how to do them differently. During the process I came to the conclusion that the standard 7-segment display isn't that bad :) . I did have to change something so I ended up with a 29-segment digit. I am really ha...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:34:08 PDT
Master Clock
Master Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> jedhodson This is a project for anyone that wants a nice big clock that's viewable from 12 meters away or up close. You can make it as big as you want. It also incorporates a built in alarm clock that can be used as an event handler, say for a automated watering system for a garden or to remind you about th...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 02:45:15 PDT
Nixie bargraph clock
Nixie bargraph clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> Thereisonlyme So I have seen lots of Nixie clocks online and thought they looked great, however I didn't want to spend $100+ on a clock that doesn't even include the tubes! So with a little electronics knowledge I hunted around the various nixie tubes and circuits. I wanted to make something a little differe...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 11:51:14 PDT
Soda Powered Light
Soda Powered Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> zposner A little history on the soda light I wanted to make the clock run on grass, so I tried it, and it worked, but it was dim and only lasted for about a minute. So i tried other stuff, that worked but it was expensive fruit, and for that price you could by a small battery. Later in the week we had a...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:20:10 PDT
Simplest Solar watch
Simplest Solar watch - More DIY How To Projects]]> tech savvy Hello everyone ,  I'am proud to say I have reached over 50 subscribers , :-) I just want to thank all of them for there support  , and also want to thank the Instructable Community for making me a pro member , so the best way I know to thank everyone is posting one of my latest projects ,  So to s...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 16:07:10 PST
vintage style nixie wall clock
vintage style nixie wall clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> andrea biffi After the success of my first nixie clock made out from a rosewood block, I decided to lose no time and to carry on with the next one. As some of you guys already know, or imagine, lately I'm indeed a little bit addicted to nixie-mania. I've bought many nixie tubes on eBay, and I experienced in elec...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 13:36:13 PST
24 hours 1 cycle spinning globe.
24 hours 1 cycle spinning globe. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Savvy001 This instructable shows u how u can easily build a globe that spins 1 cycle through 24 hours. Needed are: A. mini globe B. 24 hour clockwork C.Rubber washer D. Industry glue Material overview Here are all the components. The rubber washer and the part on the left of the washer came with the 24 ...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 16:08:46 PST
Time Sprocket Custom Clock SuperScourge Simple custom clock featuring my MLP character Time Sprocket. Made from a clock movement I had bought years ago from Pat Catans used cardboard from those variety chip packs as the clock dial. The Main Face is my own design from Photoshop, the roman numarals are in the Pocket watch formation.
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 12:47:34 PST
Creeper Alarm Clock
Creeper Alarm Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> zposner Supplies To make the creeper alarm clock you need:- a papercraft minecraft creeper- wood (measurements )- phone (I used an i phone without a case)- glue- clamp(s)- table saw Print and cut your paper craft creeper. Cut your wood to the following measurmentsYou need 2 (2 by 2 by 3/4 inch)....
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 18:27:05 PST
Computer Media Clock brookens One of the Computer Media Clocks that I made for a friend. If you think that you are a computer geek wiz, see how many of the media types that you can name.
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 13:32:52 PST
Single digit numitron clock
Single digit numitron clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> pinomelean Numitrons are neat display devices similar to nixie tubes but designed for much lower voltages. Numitrons are basically incandescent displays in which filaments create the segments. They have a retro look that i liked so much. I bought 6x IV-9 russian numitrons in ebay, they were about 3$ eac...
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 07:24:17 PST
Watch Parts as a work of art.
Watch Parts as a work of art. - More DIY How To Projects]]> pbarbalena My very first big purchase after Air Force training camp was this $300 Bulova watch. After 12 years of service, I now give it a resting place on my desk. (It got water in it and some pieces rusted) Lay out each part. This was the most time consuming part. Dismantling the watch was easy, choosing...
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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 13:37:44 PST
Batman Wall Clock
Batman Wall Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> tophattaylor_uk So over the last couple of weeks I have been making plans to decorate my godsons bedroom and he wanted a Batman themed room so thought I would start off easy and build him a Batman style wall clock. Its actually pretty simple to make and relatively low cost, ended up costing about £4. Most of you w...
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 12:37:47 PST
KlockFun: Cuckoo Alarm Clock from Hard Drive
KlockFun: Cuckoo Alarm Clock from Hard Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> funelab Hi All, This is my first Instructable and it's a cuckoo alarm clock from hard drive: KlockFun. I love clocks and I want to I started designing a best alarm clock from an old hard disk drive, the earliest LED displays and a cuckoo bird. I want to bring the world of LED to as many enthusiasts and ho...
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 19:58:15 PST
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 19:53:46 PST
dynamiteclock - More DIY How To Projects]]> alby21europa 10 minute and you have a bomb clock...hehe....inoffensive,of course..... You need: a old table clock,some elastic,electric wire,a old part of electronic, letter paper,old publicity brochure,a pvc tube,electrical tape or similar,black......... Preparing and assembling..... preparing 6 tube,rol...
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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 15:54:20 PST
Secret Watch Compartment
Secret Watch Compartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> kremer97 A place where nobody suspects. Take the back off You will have to unscrew or pry off depending on what kind of watch you have. Take the insides out You might need to break some things in there, so grab some tools necessary for doing so. Put a different back on it. I chose to tape a piece o...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 08:56:07 PST
simple user-adjustable DIY Nixie Clock
simple user-adjustable DIY Nixie Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> andrea biffi As first instructable of the year I managed to finally complete my age-long nixie clock project. Nixies are neon valve tubes, where ten cathodes have shape of digits and are lighted up by plasma when high voltage flows through them. I love these old era displays, which have been employed in last ...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 10:29:17 PST
Cords Wall Clock
Cords Wall Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> lindarose92 This is one of the nylon cords clocks I'm making for my Etsy shop.  Although it takes quite some time to make it, the technique I used is very simple so I decided to show you how to do it. You can make all the shapes you want with this technique and create many different things! All you need is cord...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 11:20:51 PST
Old instrument cluster USB clock Benas Here is a clock made from an old instrument cluster (1992 Seat Toledo). Since it was a on and off project I don't have the step by step instructions with pictures. But the idea is pretty straight forward Since the cluster was "as is" had to fiddle around to test if it does work at all. For some re...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 12:16:18 PST
The Clock Stash
The Clock Stash - More DIY How To Projects]]> rdamon1 A secret compartment that is hidden in plain sight just don't let others change the battery. Getting In Take off the back plate that covers the battery and mechanism Stashing The Loot Now take what ever you want to hade from others and put it inside the clock. If you prefer you can even build...
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 19:55:50 PST
Laser Clock - This Clock is ARMED WITH LIGHT
Laser Clock - This Clock is ARMED WITH LIGHT - More DIY How To Projects]]> gallionstallion This is a simple, yet effective tutorial on how to replace the arms of a clock with a line laser.  This is a quick gen 1, but future generations could make this an awesome little clock. This is what you'll need: - line laser (
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 10:53:27 PST
Balloon Clock BaronVonSquidFace The balloon clock is an experiment that explores a different way to tell time.  The clock inflates a balloon when you want to take a break or snooze. In about ten minutes the balloon fully inflates and pops.  This project is still in experiment mode, and needs to be tweak to get it working prope...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 06:17:59 PST
Tidal Clock
Tidal Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> make77 This is a tutorial for making the Tidal Clock. The clock shows the ebb and flow between high and low tide by a rising and falling water level. It consists of an airtight acrylic container that has a front visible chamber and a back hidden chamber. A volume rotates through the back chamber, displacin...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 18:27:01 PST