Disk Break Clock

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Step 1: Clock

First you will need a clock just any old clock don't use a decent clock you just want the workings out of it e.g hands and battery pack bit.

Step 2: Disc Break

Just find any old disc break and give it a clean and if you want to paint it

Step 3: Starting the Project

Ok let's go
You will need to have a small screw driver or flat head depends what clock you've got. Check the back of the clock and see if there is a screw there should be but if not just gently lift the glass on the front of the clock with the flat head.

Step 4: The Workings

Gently ease the hands off with your finger and get a piece of duck tape and number them so you no the order they go back on so you just have this

Step 5: Glueing

Now carefully glue the black power pack to the back of the disk break
(Optional)
you can get a piece off wood and cut it to fix the disc break in with hot glue and you want paint the hands and give them a pop and them your done.

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    7 Discussions

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    charliej166

    3 years ago

    Yea it would that's wat I like about this site people building on other people's ideas

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    diy-master

    3 years ago

    great idea!

    but for me would looks much better if you hide clock mechanism and put some black circle between disk and mechanism

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    charliej166

    3 years ago

    And how do I change the title

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    charliej166

    3 years ago

    I know auto correct hates me ha ha

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    BeachsideHank

    3 years ago

    Not trying to be a grammar cop here, but I believe you want to spell it as "brake", not "break", this will make a difference to search engines looking for projects like yours.

    And it is a stunning design too.

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    charliej166

    3 years ago

    Thanks man makes an awesome last minute Xmas present

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    seamster

    3 years ago

    Very cool idea!