Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - clocks http://www.instructables.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:41:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 Master Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Master-Clock/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 02:45:15 PDT
Nixie bargraph clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Nixie-bargraph-clock/
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 11:51:14 PDT
Soda Powered Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Soda-Powered-Light/
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:20:10 PDT
Simplest Solar watch http://www.instructables.com/id/Simplest-Solar-watch/
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 16:07:10 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
24 hours 1 cycle spinning globe. http://www.instructables.com/id/24-hours-1-cycle-spinning-globe/
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 16:08:46 PST
Creeper Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Creeper-Alarm-Clock/
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 18:27:05 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
Watch Parts as a work of art. http://www.instructables.com/id/Watch-Parts-as-a-work-of-art/
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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 13:37:44 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
dynamiteclock http://www.instructables.com/id/dynamiteclock/
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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 15:54:20 PST
Secret Watch Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Watch-Compartment/
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 08:56:07 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
The Clock Stash http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Clock-Stash/
The Clock Stash - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/XXJI/HPRIAL9B/FDNXXJIHPRIAL9B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/XXJI/HPRIAL9B/FDNXXJIHPRIAL9B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/XXJI/HPRIAL9B/FDNXXJIHPRIAL9B.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Clock-This-Analog-Clock-is-ARMED-WITH-LIGHT/
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 10:53:27 PST
Tidal Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Tidal-Clock/
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 18:27:01 PST
Potato Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Potato-Clock-1/
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 02:02:25 PST
IV-11 VFD Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/IV-11-VFD-Clock/
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 13:03:23 PST
Epilog Laser etched clock with photo http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-etched-clock-with-photo/
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Thu, 3 Oct 2013 22:33:01 PDT
DIY pool table wall clock. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-pool-table-wall-clock/
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Wed, 2 Oct 2013 21:12:01 PDT
Walnut Wall Clock, with a splash of geek http://www.instructables.com/id/Walnut-Wall-Clock-with-a-splash-of-geek/
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Wed, 2 Oct 2013 08:57:00 PDT
Perpetual calendar http://www.instructables.com/id/Perpetual-calendar/
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 09:27:36 PDT
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
Build a network clock (NCLK) with Microduino-RTC http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-network-clock-NCLK-with-Microduino-RTC/
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Fri, 30 Aug 2013 07:55:05 PDT
Design your own watch http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-your-own-watch/
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Fri, 16 Aug 2013 04:30:49 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
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
2.5" HDD Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/25-HDD-Clock/
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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 08:31:53 PDT
Make a Tetris clock out of cassette tapes! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Tetris-clock-out-of-cassette-tapes/
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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
Build yourself a clock and thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-yourself-a-clock-and-thermometer/
Build yourself a clock and thermometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/LSEZ/HGZNSARE/F5YLSEZHGZNSARE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/LSEZ/HGZNSARE/F5YLSEZHGZNSARE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/LSEZ/HGZNSARE/F5YLSEZHGZNSARE.SMALL.jpg arick Hello Guys, In this step by step instruction, I want to share my experiment on creating a clock and thermometer with Arduino Mega 2560, LCD 16 x 2, thermal resistor sensor and DS1307 real time clock Preparing the material Prepare all the needed materials : 1. Arduino Mega 2560 2. LCD 16x2 3. R...
By: arick

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Tue, 21 May 2013 18:34:32 PDT
Resistor Color Code Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Resistor-Color-Code-Clock/
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By: tcone

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Thu, 16 May 2013 16:53:44 PDT
Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock with Motion Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Sleep-Cycle-Alarm-Clock-with-Motion-Sensor/
Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock with Motion Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/GLWB/HGH6XAU9/F9LGLWBHGH6XAU9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/GLWB/HGH6XAU9/F9LGLWBHGH6XAU9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/GLWB/HGH6XAU9/F9LGLWBHGH6XAU9.SMALL.jpg nikoala3 Motivation: I wanted to somehow improve the standard alarm clock, so I made one that wakes you up gently by only waking you up when you're not in your deep sleep. An added bonus is that It plays the Super Mario Theme Song as its alarm. How it works: It is more pleasant to wake up in the morning if ...
By: nikoala3

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Thu, 9 May 2013 22:10:51 PDT
LilyPad Arduino Binary Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/LilyPad-Arduino-Binary-Clock/
LilyPad Arduino Binary Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/12ML/HFWSU5NP/F2S12MLHFWSU5NP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/12ML/HFWSU5NP/F2S12MLHFWSU5NP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/12ML/HFWSU5NP/F2S12MLHFWSU5NP.SMALL.jpg treshad LilyPad Arduino Binary Clock instructions! List of materials: LilyPad Arduino 328 Main Board - $21.95 https://www.sparkfun.com/products/9266 LilyPad FTDI Basic Breakout - $14.95 https://www.sparkfun.com/products/10275 Mini USB cord - $3.95 May already have one of these from a cell phone or camer...
By: treshad

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Wed, 1 May 2013 10:49:30 PDT
Silence your digital watch for stealthy standardized exam taking http://www.instructables.com/id/Silence-your-digital-watch-for-stealthy-standardiz/
Silence your digital watch for stealthy standardized exam taking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/2MM5/HF23WLOK/FER2MM5HF23WLOK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/2MM5/HF23WLOK/FER2MM5HF23WLOK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/2MM5/HF23WLOK/FER2MM5HF23WLOK.SMALL.jpg ghwhitcher Purpose: Silence your digital watch beeps and alarms. Following this modification, your digital watch will be permanently silent. Method: Remove spring-diaphragm amplification Target audience: This is especially useful for standardized test takers (MCAT, SAT, LSAT, GRE, etc.) and others who need t...
By: ghwhitcher

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Thu, 4 Apr 2013 20:55:59 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...
By: streetrod5

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Wed, 13 Mar 2013 23:28:51 PDT
Motherboard Wall Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Motherboard-Wall-Clock/
Motherboard Wall Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/DO9Q/HDYZ65C8/FX9DO9QHDYZ65C8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/DO9Q/HDYZ65C8/FX9DO9QHDYZ65C8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/DO9Q/HDYZ65C8/FX9DO9QHDYZ65C8.SMALL.jpg renerodriguez83 I'm back for another fun instructable! Prepare your inner geek for this fun project! When I was a kid, I had a hard time of keeping out of the guts of my computer. I spent many a night, tinkering and over clocking my desktop to squeeze as much performance as possible out of my rig. Eventually, my l...
By: renerodriguez83

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Wed, 6 Mar 2013 18:02:07 PST
Cheap Fix for a Quartz Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Fix-for-a-Quartz-Watch/
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By: Phil B

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Mon, 4 Mar 2013 04:32:38 PST
Laser cut Clock escapement and Pendulum http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-Clock-escapement-and-Pendulum/
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By: ehagan21

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Thu, 31 Jan 2013 20:59:35 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
Music CD + CD Cover - CLOCK ALARM http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-CD-CD-Cover-CLOCK-ALARM/
Music CD + CD Cover - CLOCK ALARM - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/MH2E/HBHGLD0C/F3HMH2EHBHGLD0C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/MH2E/HBHGLD0C/F3HMH2EHBHGLD0C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/MH2E/HBHGLD0C/F3HMH2EHBHGLD0C.SMALL.jpg FenriX Here's something i was working on this days... (i made one for a "friend" of mine... and after that i tryed to make a second one with one of my most beloved CDs) The general idea was to create a clock with a CD as background circle... but then i was thinking for a solution to make it stand up, and i...
By: FenriX

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Fri, 4 Jan 2013 18:38:53 PST
Build/modify a wrist watch! A great gift or just for yourself! http://www.instructables.com/id/Buildmodify-a-wrist-watch-A-great-gift-or-just-f/
Build/modify a wrist watch! A great gift or just for yourself! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/M2NG/GTSF17X0/FQWM2NGGTSF17X0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/M2NG/GTSF17X0/FQWM2NGGTSF17X0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/M2NG/GTSF17X0/FQWM2NGGTSF17X0.SMALL.jpg z3ds Tired of boring run of the mill wrist watches? Make one yourself! Impress that special someone or make one for yourself. Cheap and easy. All you need is a broken or working wrist watch, a donor digital watch and some creativity! Materials and tools Materials: You'll need a wrist watch preferabl...
By: z3ds

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Wed, 12 Dec 2012 19:01:33 PST
LED Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Clock/
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By: LostRite

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Sun, 2 Dec 2012 22:22:20 PST
MONOPOLY CLOCK http://www.instructables.com/id/MONOPOLY-CLOCK/
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By: Susan Cirigliano

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Tue, 20 Nov 2012 18:00:29 PST
A DVD Player Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/A-DVD-Player-Hack/
A DVD Player Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/KU56/H994I0KR/F0AKU56H994I0KR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/KU56/H994I0KR/F0AKU56H994I0KR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/KU56/H994I0KR/F0AKU56H994I0KR.SMALL.jpg dmitryp This is a description of an open source/open hardware project of a remotely controlled Arduino (Freeduino) based clock/thermometer utilising power supply and VFD panel from a broken DVD player in a custom made acrylic enclosure. The aim of the project was to demonstrate what could be done from elect...
By: dmitryp

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Fri, 9 Nov 2012 19:56:45 PST
Making a Mayan Tzolkin Calendar http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Mayan-Tzolkin-Calendar/
Making a Mayan Tzolkin Calendar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/1KIL/H9142QSS/FIE1KILH9142QSS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/1KIL/H9142QSS/FIE1KILH9142QSS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/1KIL/H9142QSS/FIE1KILH9142QSS.SMALL.jpg oliverbogler OK, I will admit that I am a little obsessed with things Mayan at the moment, which explains why I wanted to make a Mayan Tzolkin calendar. I modeled the general layout and fabrication on the very nice Sleek Word Clock by scottbez1 which you can see here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Sleek-word-c...
By: oliverbogler

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Sun, 4 Nov 2012 10:49:38 PST
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