Cymbal Clock REVISED

7,435

11

6

Introduction: Cymbal Clock REVISED

I had a old nascar clock and junk cymbals from my first set.they were taking up space when i had the idea of making a Cymbal clock.way to reuse the materials

Teacher Notes

Teachers! Did you use this instructable in your classroom?
Add a Teacher Note to share how you incorporated it into your lesson.

Step 1: Materials

Supplies
-cymbal
-clock
-dremal
-aluminum can
or wall hanger thing
-gorilla glue
-Optional
-paint

Step 2: Disassembly

remove the hands off the clock by poping them off.Remember what hand was on the bottom usally the hour. then if you choose you can paint the hands or keep them the same.Pop the design paper out and keep it for later.

Step 3: Fitting

once you have the gear box out put it inside the crown of the cymbal.then put the nut and washer back on and see if the box stick out enough.if the box doesnt stick out enough and the nut doesnt go back on sand the gear box downtill it fits

Step 4: Numbering

take the paper backing of the old clock and use a ruler to extend the line of the numbers and put a dot were the number would be. then take your dremal with the sanding wheel and sand the numbers.

Step 5: Hanging

you can drill a hole in the cymbal or add a hook in the back you can make the hook out of an alukinum can ad gorilla glue it on the back.then you can hang your clock and admire your work while time ticks away.Please comment.

Step 6: More Tips

-put fabric on the back because the cymbal ampliffies the sound
-paint the numbers on
-dremal in flames
-BE YOURSELF its yours do what you want and what you think would be better

Participated in the
Art of Sound Contest

Be the First to Share

    Recommendations

    • Tiny Speed Challenge

      Tiny Speed Challenge
    • Clocks Contest

      Clocks Contest
    • PCB Design Challenge

      PCB Design Challenge

    6 Discussions

    0
    EricG120
    EricG120

    3 years ago

    This video shows a much simpler way to make it, all you need is a few basic materials, an old clock, and an old cymbal. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KDRQ7R5Felk

    0
    lemonie
    lemonie

    10 years ago on Introduction

    You can get this to make loud ticking then?!

    L

    0
    lemonie
    lemonie

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    Ticking clocks is something we're less used to these days, some people might like it as a feature(?) but you do well to point it out. L

    0
    jtb103
    jtb103

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    i have it tick its cool ithink

    0
    lemonie
    lemonie

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    I think it probably is (don't have similar myself) L