Gift a Classic wall clock to your class.
A Quartz wall clock, which is cheap, and beautifully hand made for your classroom.
This is a Clock made of an old, long-playing RECORD, which was very popular in the 60's.
It is very easy to make and shows your creative skills.
So when class begins after the holidays present this clock to your class.
Step 1: STEP-1
An old LP Record.
A Quartz clock mechanism.
2 pieces of wood.
Some Radium tape of different colors.
And some cutting tools.( a blade, knife etc.)
Step 2: STEP-2
Take an old long laying Record.
Divide it into 12 parts. Each angle should be 30 degrees.
360 divided by 12 = 30 degrees.
Now cut the colored radium tapes into shapes of lines, figures, Numbers, dots and many other shapes you prefer.
Each shape may be 12 pieces for the 12 hours, or as you find fit to apply.
Then stick the shapes on the marked hour points of the Record.
Now your clock face is ready.
Step 3: STEP-3
Cut a piece of wood 3"x 1/2"x 1/2". Long.
Make a V cut in the middle of the wood piece so that the nail in the wall sits on it without making the clock to spin.
Cut another wood piece 1x1/2 x1/2 to be fixed at the bottom of the clock so that the clock stays parallel to the wall.
Both the pieces of wood are fixed to the record by screws.
Step 4: STEP-4
In this step fix the clock mechanism to the Record.
If the center hole of the Record is small then enlarge it slightly by a hot Soldering Iron.
Fix the clock to the record.
Now tighten the top round nut in the front of the clock and the clock is fixed.
Position the two arms of the clock needles at 12 o'clock and fix the Battery.
The clock starts ticking then adjust the time.
Note that the battery is placed downwards as in the picture.
Step 5: STEP-5
Your CLASSIC CLOCK is ready for your class.
Put a nail into the wall of your classroom and hang the Clock.