Instructables: exploring - technology - Clock - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:04:13 PDT BLOX v1.01 A 'Green' Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Green-Clock/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 11:05:21 PDT
Hard Disk Clock (HDD Clock with Arduino Uno) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hard-Disk-Clock-HDD-Clock-with-Arduino-Uno/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 07:40:58 PDT
World Clock in German using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/World-Clock-in-German-using-Arduino/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 17:23:00 PDT
Wordclock http://www.instructables.com/id/Wordclock/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 17:32:05 PDT
Arduino-powered LED Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-powered-LED-Clock/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:32:12 PDT
Easy-to-Build: Modern Glowing Lego Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Build-Modern-Glowing-Lego-Clock/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:58:03 PDT
Infinity Mirror Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-Clock/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:36:18 PDT
Make a digital "meow" from analog clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-digital-meow-from-analog-clock/
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Sat, 31 May 2014 11:52:20 PDT
Lunar Phase Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Lunar-Phase-Clock/
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Fri, 30 May 2014 13:51:30 PDT
Rainbow Ring Wall Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Ring-Wall-Clock/
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Sun, 4 May 2014 08:42:25 PDT
Bacon Alarm Clock - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Bacon-Alarm-Clock-Arduino/
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 10:43:24 PDT
Acrylic Skeleton Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Skeleton-Clock/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:19:35 PDT
Big Digit Backwards counting bluetooth Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Digit-Backwards-counting-bluetooth-Clock/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:34:08 PDT
Charliexplexed LED Clock - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Charliexplexed-LED-Clock-Arduino/
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:26:30 PDT
The Moon Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Moon-Machine/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:51:49 PDT
Giant Two-Digit Countdown Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Two-Digit-Countdown-Clock/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 21:34:58 PDT
Nixie bargraph clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Nixie-bargraph-clock/
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 11:51:14 PDT
DIY ClockBlock (a multipurpose rechargeable timepiece) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-ClockBlock-a-multipurpose-rechargeable-timepie/
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 02:07:46 PST
vintage style nixie wall clock http://www.instructables.com/id/vintage-style-nixie-wall-clock/
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 13:36:13 PST
Single digit numitron clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-digit-numitron-clock/
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 07:24:17 PST
WeggUp - A sleeping cycle and light alarm clock http://www.instructables.com/id/WeggUp-A-sleeping-cycle-and-light-alarm-clocke/
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 13:08:05 PST
Batman Wall Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-Wall-Clock/
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 12:37:47 PST
KlockFun: Cuckoo Alarm Clock from Hard Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/KlockFun-Cuckoo-Alarm-Clock-from-Hard-Drive/
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 19:58:15 PST
simple user-adjustable DIY Nixie Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-user-adjustable-DIY-Nixie-Clock/
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 10:29:17 PST
Cords Wall Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Cords-Wall-Clock/
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 11:20:51 PST
Tidal Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Tidal-Clock/
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 18:27:01 PST
Custom digital clock from wood and Jeep VIC http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-digital-clock-from-wood-and-Jeep-VIC/
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Sat, 7 Sep 2013 14:22:49 PDT
From a Coffeemaker to a Travel Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/From-a-Coffeemaker-to-a-Travel-Alarm-Clock/
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 02:05:27 PDT
Sunrise Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Sunrise-Alarm-Clock-1/
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 16:01:33 PDT
Digital/Analog Clock - Arduino + PaperCraft http://www.instructables.com/id/DigitalAnalog-Clock-Arduino-PaperCraft/
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 23:54:04 PDT
Lasered Dragonfly and Flower Clock (with epic detail) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasered-Dragonfly-and-Flower-Clock-with-epic-deta/
Lasered Dragonfly and Flower Clock (with epic detail) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/V0MZ/HH2VYIF8/FKLV0MZHH2VYIF8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/V0MZ/HH2VYIF8/FKLV0MZHH2VYIF8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/V0MZ/HH2VYIF8/FKLV0MZHH2VYIF8.SMALL.jpg ruthinator Using the laser to get a LOT of artistic detail. Made it at techshop! subject matter First, I decided I wanted to make a fancy clock, after tossing around a few ideas I decided on this image. It is a Japanese woodblock print by Hokusai. I happened to already have this black and white outline of ...
By: ruthinator

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Thu, 6 Jun 2013 20:18:52 PDT
The amazing Plasma Binary Clock, Steampunk style. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-amazing-Plasma-Binary-Clock-Steampunk-style/
The amazing Plasma Binary Clock, Steampunk style. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/J0F3/HH2VN8J3/FX9J0F3HH2VN8J3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/J0F3/HH2VN8J3/FX9J0F3HH2VN8J3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/J0F3/HH2VN8J3/FX9J0F3HH2VN8J3.SMALL.jpg Horatius.Steam A couple of month ago Mr. Longwinters  send me some plasma (NEON) bulbs wit European E-27 windings. Mr Junophor offered me a big peace of mahagony wood. So I had the basic material for a steampunked binary clock. The clock is driven by a CControl micro controller and some solid state relais. A small...
By: Horatius.Steam

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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 02:16:38 PDT
Make a Tetris clock out of cassette tapes! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Tetris-clock-out-of-cassette-tapes/
Make a Tetris clock out of cassette tapes! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/8QOU/HH2VJ208/FT78QOUHH2VJ208.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/8QOU/HH2VJ208/FT78QOUHH2VJ208.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/8QOU/HH2VJ208/FT78QOUHH2VJ208.SMALL.jpg ctx1985 What better way to make an 80's game clock than out of 80's materials?!  So I've got a serious surplus of old cassette tapes and they just don't get listened to anymore. I don't want to throw them away, so I'll just use them up on various projects like this one! This is a fun little Saturday after...
By: ctx1985

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Tue, 28 May 2013 08:32:16 PDT
How to Bring a 1970s AM/FM Flip Clock Back to Life http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Bring-a-1970s-AMFM-Flip-Clock-Back-to-Life/
How to Bring a 1970s AM/FM Flip Clock Back to Life - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/20AA/HH2VLGAV/FBT20AAHH2VLGAV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/20AA/HH2VLGAV/FBT20AAHH2VLGAV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/20AA/HH2VLGAV/FBT20AAHH2VLGAV.SMALL.jpg ElmarM Would it be cool to find an old flip clock to steampunk?  Good News and Bad News: Good News: My chance came a few days ago and I bought a 70s Lloyds Solid State clock in an antiques flea market for a whopping $5.00 …could not pass it up. Here comes the bad news - we brought it home and ended up f...
By: ElmarM

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Sun, 26 May 2013 20:53:16 PDT
Resistor Color Code Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Resistor-Color-Code-Clock/
Resistor Color Code Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/YC0G/HGH6Y5BR/FT4YC0GHGH6Y5BR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/YC0G/HGH6Y5BR/FT4YC0GHGH6Y5BR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/YC0G/HGH6Y5BR/FT4YC0GHGH6Y5BR.SMALL.jpg tcone Call me a huge nerd, but I recently decided it was necessary to memorize the color codes used to designate the values of different resistors.  I've also recently become interested in making (relatively) large scale representations of electronic components, either in a semi-functional or purely artis...
By: tcone

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Thu, 16 May 2013 16:53:44 PDT
Made it at TechShop (PGH) - Upcycled Ikea Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Made-it-at-TechShop-PGH-Upcycled-Ikea-Clock/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/BAWU/HFD1DQQQ/FGLBAWUHFD1DQQQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/BAWU/HFD1DQQQ/FGLBAWUHFD1DQQQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/BAWU/HFD1DQQQ/FGLBAWUHFD1DQQQ.SMALL.jpg andyleer I found a $.99 clock at Ikea called the Vakis. It's a nice little clock with a simple face, very plain looking. I thought it would be great to add a wooden veneer to it to class it up a little. I made this at TechShop PGH on a Trotec Speedy 300 Laser with Corel Draw. 
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 16:53:53 PDT
Analog VU meter and Clock (Arduino Powered) http://www.instructables.com/id/Analog-VU-meter-and-Clock-Arduino-Powered/
Analog VU meter and Clock (Arduino Powered) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/8UXM/HEBNHU98/F2T8UXMHEBNHU98.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/8UXM/HEBNHU98/F2T8UXMHEBNHU98.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/8UXM/HEBNHU98/F2T8UXMHEBNHU98.SMALL.jpg tech-e This project brings back the old time Analog VU Meter, with the added functionality of a neat looking clock! When you turn off your music the meters automatically swing into to clock mode. Behind it all is the popular and easy to use Arduino. This is my submission for the Make-to-Learn Youth Contes...
By: tech-e

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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 15:42:46 PDT
Timing gear and chain clock - almost free! http://www.instructables.com/id/Timing-gear-and-chain-clock-almost-free/
Timing gear and chain clock - almost free! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/TCY8/HE7D2GFW/F3GTCY8HE7D2GFW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/TCY8/HE7D2GFW/F3GTCY8HE7D2GFW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/TCY8/HE7D2GFW/F3GTCY8HE7D2GFW.SMALL.jpg streetrod5 Hopefully when you changed your car's timing set, you didn't toss the old gears and the chain.  I almost did, but my wife showed me this: http://www.uncommongoods.com/product/auto-timing-chain-and-gears-wall-clock $125 US plus shipping.  Right. So I decided to kludge this together for my brother's...
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Wed, 13 Mar 2013 23:28:51 PDT
Arduino Digital Clock (With Charlieplexing LEDs, 7 segment Displays) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Digital-Clock-With-Charlieplexing-LEDs-7/
Arduino Digital Clock (With Charlieplexing LEDs, 7 segment Displays) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/3VAH/HDOW719G/FWH3VAHHDOW719G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/3VAH/HDOW719G/FWH3VAHHDOW719G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/3VAH/HDOW719G/FWH3VAHHDOW719G.SMALL.jpg kaustubhv            This is my second instructable. I just had a mood of making a digital watch. But wanted to make it a learning process. I already had a sanguino i could have easily used that Atmega644 chip. it would have been more than enough.  But i wanted to try burning a Arduino bootloader and see if i...
By: kaustubhv

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Tue, 5 Mar 2013 14:16:46 PST
Recycled Hard Drive Desk Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Hard-Drive-Desk-Clock/
Recycled Hard Drive Desk Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/I0TG/HD8ZANOS/FESI0TGHD8ZANOS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/I0TG/HD8ZANOS/FESI0TGHD8ZANOS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/I0TG/HD8ZANOS/FESI0TGHD8ZANOS.SMALL.jpg aloew This is an idea that I came up with while taking apart old hard drives for fun. It turned into a regular thing and now I've got the process down to a science. Here's how I do it. I also sell them at http://www.etsy.com/shop/Yooderstuff For this Instructable, I'll be using an old WD Caviar hard driv...
By: aloew

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Wed, 20 Feb 2013 20:11:26 PST
How to make a LED 7-segment display with or without Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-LED-7-segment-display/
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By: FoamboardRC

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Sat, 19 Jan 2013 21:14:41 PST
LED Dawn / Sunrise Alarm Clock, Nightlight & Security Light - Arduino Compatible http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Dawn-Sunrise-Alarm-Clock-Nightlight-Secur/
LED Dawn / Sunrise Alarm Clock, Nightlight & Security Light - Arduino Compatible - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/6PRM/HAQ3B2CT/FKD6PRMHAQ3B2CT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/6PRM/HAQ3B2CT/FKD6PRMHAQ3B2CT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/6PRM/HAQ3B2CT/FKD6PRMHAQ3B2CT.SMALL.jpg Ugifer As the nights gradually lengthened in autumn 2011, I discovered the joys of Arduino and thought that it would be a great way to implement something that I have wanted for a long while - a gentle way to wake up on a winter's morning.  Sadly, it has taken me over a year to find the time and understand...
By: Ugifer

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Mon, 7 Jan 2013 12:46:13 PST
Explosive Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Explosive-Alarm-Clock/
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By: giovannire

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Sun, 6 Jan 2013 11:36:37 PST
The Tnychron Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Tnychron-A-Retro-LED-Bubble-Style-Display-Clock/
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By: uhclem

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Thu, 3 Jan 2013 18:17:20 PST
LED Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Clock/
LED Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/XCJS/HA4MMHSI/F48XCJSHA4MMHSI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/XCJS/HA4MMHSI/F48XCJSHA4MMHSI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/XCJS/HA4MMHSI/F48XCJSHA4MMHSI.SMALL.jpg Onyx Ibex A 24-hour clock with hour, minute, and second indicators. Here's the catch, despite being a digital media (LED's) it is still displaying using an analog method (circles!). I finished making this clock months ago but did not bring it with me to school so I wasn't able to take pictures and all until n...
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Sun, 2 Dec 2012 22:22:20 PST
Laser Cut Analog Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Analog-Clock/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/06E1/H91LFVPN/FJI06E1H91LFVPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/06E1/H91LFVPN/FJI06E1H91LFVPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/06E1/H91LFVPN/FJI06E1H91LFVPN.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Inspired by the giant clock in the Crocker Galleria in San Francisco, I set out to create an 18" version for hanging at home.  I loved the look of the Roman numerals, and the idea of combining an analog clock with the technology of lasers!  I cut the all pieces on an Epilog laser cutter, but you can...
By: scoochmaroo

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Fri, 2 Nov 2012 16:14:32 PDT
Buzz Wire Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Buzz-Wire-Alarm-Clock/
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By: hertzgamma

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Wed, 31 Oct 2012 15:22:46 PDT
Wake-up light (no arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wake-up-light-no-arduino/
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By: Giedow

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Sat, 13 Oct 2012 14:10:23 PDT
book clock http://www.instructables.com/id/book-clock/
book clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/4C3O/H743198J/FV94C3OH743198J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/4C3O/H743198J/FV94C3OH743198J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/4C3O/H743198J/FV94C3OH743198J.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Book clocks are analog clocks combined into the spines of vintage hardcover books. Book clocks can be made from almost any kind of book and can be easily customized with your favourite books! These book clocks look great in a bookshelf next to other books and is sure to amaze your literary friends! ...
By: mikeasaurus

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Tue, 2 Oct 2012 20:43:38 PDT
PVC Pipe Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Pipe-Clock/
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By: Alexander Dumbhead

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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 06:19:15 PDT