Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - clocks - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 3 Sep 2015 19:15:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 Children's Clocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Childrens-Clocks/
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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!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 spiraling into a sort of "time vorte...
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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 20:07:50 PDT
3D POV Clock from a HDD http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-POV-Clock-from-a-HDD/
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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 14:54:16 PDT
Note symbol clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Note-symbol-clock/
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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 04:44:29 PDT
Simple Word clock (arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Word-clock-arduino/
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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 04:10:58 PDT
Pandora's Clock: Nixie Tube Clock and Pandora Internet Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Pandoras-Clock-Nixie-Tube-Clock-and-Pandora-Intern/
Pandora's Clock: Nixie Tube Clock and Pandora Internet Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/1WLQ/IC2A4BR4/FF01WLQIC2A4BR4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/1WLQ/IC2A4BR4/FF01WLQIC2A4BR4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/1WLQ/IC2A4BR4/FF01WLQIC2A4BR4.SMALL.jpg jgroner A Nixie Tube Clock featuring Pandora Internet Radio, based on the Raspberry Pi with a custom designed case, LCD display, WiFi connection, amplifier and speakers. This is the most unique clock radio you will ever find!This is also quite possibly the most expensive thing I have built to date. That sai...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 21:21:33 PDT
Arduino VFD Display Clock Tutorial - A Guide To VFD Displays http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-VFD-Display-Clock-Tutorial-A-Guide-To-VFD-/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 12:49:36 PDT
3D Rainbow Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Rainbow-Clock/
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 12:05:48 PDT
Rainbow Neo Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Neo-Clock/
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 05:16:06 PDT
How To Open And Clean Your Old Mechanical Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Clean-Old-Mechanical-Watch/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 10:33:26 PDT
Simple Circular Saw Blade Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Circular-Saw-Blade-Clock/
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 04:19:51 PDT
Chronobot : A clever alarm clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Chronobot-A-clever-alarm-clock/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 12:01:16 PDT
Hand in hand clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-in-hand-clock/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 12:22:27 PDT
Mahogany & brass nixie clock (with IR and UART control) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mahogany-brass-nixie-clock-with-IR-and-UART-contro/
Mahogany & brass nixie clock (with IR and UART control) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/QR33/I9SMYG4A/FISQR33I9SMYG4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/QR33/I9SMYG4A/FISQR33I9SMYG4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/QR33/I9SMYG4A/FISQR33I9SMYG4A.SMALL.jpg mopsiok update: My contest entry was accepted. If you like the clock, I will appreciate if you vote for it!Hello there!In this instructable I'll show you the process of making an awesome, steampunk-alike nixie clock. There are lots of nixie projects on the Web, but most of them focus mainly on the hardware/...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 09:13:03 PDT
Silent 100% fool proof alarm clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Silent-100-fool-proof-alarm-clock/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 10:57:19 PDT
The Story Clock: Arduino LCD w/ cap sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Story-Clock-Arduino-LCD-w-cap-sesnors/
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:40:17 PDT
Custom Clock with Photo Hands http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Clock-with-Photo-Hands/
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Wed, 9 Dec 2009 00:41:36 PST
Alp's Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Alps-Clock/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 15:27:16 PDT
Timing gear and chain clock - almost free! http://www.instructables.com/id/Timing-gear-and-chain-clock-almost-free/
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Wed, 13 Mar 2013 23:28:51 PDT
Sound activated Light for the Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-activated-Light-for-the-Clock/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 08:56:00 PST
Groundhog Day Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Groundhog-Day-Alarm-Clock/
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 08:30:20 PST
Analog Word Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Analog-Word-Clock/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 00:52:16 PST
Steampunk LED Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-LED-Clock/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 13:55:08 PST
TimeRuler http://www.instructables.com/id/TimeRuler/
TimeRuler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/9GB1/I49RRH5D/FWK9GB1I49RRH5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/9GB1/I49RRH5D/FWK9GB1I49RRH5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/9GB1/I49RRH5D/FWK9GB1I49RRH5D.SMALL.jpg glazur TimeRuler is a time-space measuring tool, using light-painting technique. It can be used for fun, for measuring high speed movement in different sports or as an educational device for schools. What you need:Arduino UNO, or similar13 pcs. 3V ultra bright dome LEDjump wiremini breadboard9V batteryplyw...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 13:52:52 PST
Wine o'clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-oclock/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:06:30 PST
3D Printed Word Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Word-Clock/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 15:46:42 PST
Make an awesome clock from Sugru + Twigs http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-awesome-clock-from-Sugru-Twigs/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 02:04:13 PST
IN-12 nixie clock http://www.instructables.com/id/IN-12-nixie-clock/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:01:13 PST
How To Make A Wooden Clock. ***Update for all who asked*** http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Wooden-Clock/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 19:03:42 PST
Recycled Hard Drive Clock - FuneLab http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Hard-Drive-Clock-FuneLab/
Recycled Hard Drive Clock - FuneLab - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/JRAA/I55MRYTQ/F5OJRAAI55MRYTQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/JRAA/I55MRYTQ/F5OJRAAI55MRYTQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/JRAA/I55MRYTQ/F5OJRAAI55MRYTQ.SMALL.jpg funelab Hello everyone!This is my fifth project on Instructables & Thanks everyone liked this. You have a broken hard drive? You would put it in the trash or sell it on Ebay for a few dollars? Oh no! Get ready to turn your crashed hard drive into a unique clock. This project only requires a little skill, yo...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 07:08:44 PST
Abbey Road Record Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Abbey-Road-Record-Clock/
Abbey Road Record Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/I3NI/I20HJPIU/FAPI3NII20HJPIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/I3NI/I20HJPIU/FAPI3NII20HJPIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/I3NI/I20HJPIU/FAPI3NII20HJPIU.SMALL.jpg juliaaespo Are you a Beatles fan and vinyl junkie? Are you looking for "Something" unique, easy, and inexpensive to make? "Imagine all the people..." staring at this clock that you can create! So let's "Come Together" and make this iconic clock step by step. Supplies and Tools You will need to acquire the f...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 18:30:31 PST
Sunshine Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Sunshine-Alarm/
Sunshine Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/BKBN/I1TQYSBY/FVXBKBNI1TQYSBY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/BKBN/I1TQYSBY/FVXBKBNI1TQYSBY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/BKBN/I1TQYSBY/FVXBKBNI1TQYSBY.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON Every day when I wake up, my first thought is destroying the source of that horrible noise next to my bed. Once upon a time, humans woke up with the sun. We should still do that, because it's hard to get angry at sunshine.With littleBits, a Smart phone, and some off-the-shelf building toys, you can...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:42:57 PDT
Making Time Run Backwards, The Reverse Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Time-Run-Backwards-The-Reverse-Clock/
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By: antagonizer

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09:01:20 PDT
Reviving a Vintage Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Reviving-a-Vintage-Clock/
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By: ctx1985

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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 06:52:00 PDT
Ice Cube Clock ^3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-Cube-Clock-3/
Ice Cube Clock ^3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/F5YR/I0TW1H5O/F11F5YRI0TW1H5O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/F5YR/I0TW1H5O/F11F5YRI0TW1H5O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/F5YR/I0TW1H5O/F11F5YRI0TW1H5O.SMALL.jpg 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 Adafruit.com that utilizes the tube. I...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 20:32:09 PDT
Javelin's Word Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Javelins-Word-Clock/
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By: nitrohawk

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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 12:37:06 PDT
A 'Green' Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Green-Clock/
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By: Siddharth Jain

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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 11:05:21 PDT
Wordclock http://www.instructables.com/id/Wordclock/
Wordclock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/KEC9/HZJOBQBU/FW1KEC9HZJOBQBU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/KEC9/HZJOBQBU/FW1KEC9HZJOBQBU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/KEC9/HZJOBQBU/FW1KEC9HZJOBQBU.SMALL.jpg 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
Easy-to-Build: Modern Glowing Lego Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Build-Modern-Glowing-Lego-Clock/
Easy-to-Build: Modern Glowing Lego Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/GUZ2/HYPNZFHG/FDNGUZ2HYPNZFHG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/GUZ2/HYPNZFHG/FDNGUZ2HYPNZFHG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/GUZ2/HYPNZFHG/FDNGUZ2HYPNZFHG.SMALL.jpg 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
Lunar Phase Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Lunar-Phase-Clock/
Lunar Phase Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/QQ3G/HVTWFAVE/FX4QQ3GHVTWFAVE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/QQ3G/HVTWFAVE/FX4QQ3GHVTWFAVE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/QQ3G/HVTWFAVE/FX4QQ3GHVTWFAVE.SMALL.jpg 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
Reloj digital / analógico - Arduino + arte de papel http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Analógico-Arduino-Papercraft/
Reloj digital / analógico - Arduino + arte de papel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/8CMT/HTEUFCKI/FWS8CMTHTEUFCKI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/8CMT/HTEUFCKI/FWS8CMTHTEUFCKI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/8CMT/HTEUFCKI/FWS8CMTHTEUFCKI.SMALL.jpg alstroemeria En este instructable estaremos recreando un reloj inspirado por el diseño original de Alvin Aronson. Cuando vi por primera vez este reloj estaba muy impresionado con lo limpio y elegante era el diseño, y inmediatamente quería recrear ese efecto.El diseño original de Alvin Aronson. Espero que algun...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 11:28:52 PDT
ChronosMEGA; a wrist watch http://www.instructables.com/id/ChronosMEGA-a-wrist-watch/
ChronosMEGA; a wrist watch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/LUCI/HUJSW6WD/FKWLUCIHUJSW6WD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/LUCI/HUJSW6WD/FKWLUCIHUJSW6WD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/LUCI/HUJSW6WD/FKWLUCIHUJSW6WD.SMALL.jpg 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
Cinema Slate http://www.instructables.com/id/Cinema-Slate/
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 18:33:42 PDT
Acrylic Skeleton Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Skeleton-Clock/
Acrylic Skeleton Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/1TYC/HUDEP3YI/F981TYCHUDEP3YI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/1TYC/HUDEP3YI/F981TYCHUDEP3YI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/1TYC/HUDEP3YI/F981TYCHUDEP3YI.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Digit-Backwards-counting-bluetooth-Clock/
Big Digit Backwards counting bluetooth Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/V132/HUBWU15P/FBMV132HUBWU15P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/V132/HUBWU15P/FBMV132HUBWU15P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/V132/HUBWU15P/FBMV132HUBWU15P.SMALL.jpg 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
Nixie bargraph clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Nixie-bargraph-clock/
Nixie bargraph clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/DQN9/HTEFML49/FFYDQN9HTEFML49.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/DQN9/HTEFML49/FFYDQN9HTEFML49.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/DQN9/HTEFML49/FFYDQN9HTEFML49.SMALL.jpg 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
vintage style nixie wall clock http://www.instructables.com/id/vintage-style-nixie-wall-clock/
vintage style nixie wall clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/PXSK/HS8FUY0S/F8SPXSKHS8FUY0S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/PXSK/HS8FUY0S/F8SPXSKHS8FUY0S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/PXSK/HS8FUY0S/F8SPXSKHS8FUY0S.SMALL.jpg 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
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
Batman Wall Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-Wall-Clock/
Batman Wall Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/O9WX/HQV6HUMB/FY2O9WXHQV6HUMB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/O9WX/HQV6HUMB/FY2O9WXHQV6HUMB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/O9WX/HQV6HUMB/FY2O9WXHQV6HUMB.SMALL.jpg 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...
By: tophattaylor_uk

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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 12:37:47 PST