Illuminated Clock Using a Scroll Saw

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Introduction: Illuminated Clock Using a Scroll Saw

About: Alex Blechta is a young and enthusiastic graphic designer and photographer. Starting from such a young age he wants to learn and strive in his future dream of becoming a well-known graphic designer and or ph...

A very cool light up clock made by using a Scroll Saw. 

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Step 1: Materials/Tools

1 analog clock
1 large piece of plywood
Spray adhesive glue
Pencil
Scroll Saw or try the Dremel Trio
Styrofoam
Hot glue
Drill
Movable lamp

Step 2: Trace

Trace the outside of the clock on thin plywood.

Step 3: Cut

Cut with a scroll saw the outside of the clock. 

Step 4: Glue

Use spray adhesive glue ( do not put too much on because you want to be able to take this off after if you put too much on wait a bit for some of it to dray and attach to the round piece of wood). 

Step 5: Drilling and Cutting

Drill a hole at the end of each number. Put the round saw in through each hole and cut it out. 

Step 6: Attach to Light

Put it all together with the clock movment the clear plastic piece and the frame. 

Step 7: Your Done Have Fun!

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    9 Discussions

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    Blechmen
    Blechmen

    Reply 6 years ago on Step 5

    Im not really sure, sorry but its a round one, im pretty sure any one would do.

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    nick9110
    nick9110

    8 years ago on Introduction

    there should be some way to make the hour light up only.

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    Blechmen
    Blechmen

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    Yup I have a way and if you want me to make it just ask what I could do is add a flat piece of tin cut a hole in it and have it move with the time movement. so that the hour is the only one moving. Don't forget to vote I put lots of hard work into this.

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    TygrFr3d
    TygrFr3d

    8 years ago on Step 7

    I like the idea, but i think there should be light up hands too somehow.

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    Blechmen
    Blechmen

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    Yea i am going to paint glow inm the dark pint on them so you can see them.

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    zomfibame
    zomfibame

    8 years ago on Introduction

    That is pretty cool. nice idea. ... do you have to worry about the light behind the clock getting too hot?

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    Blechmen
    Blechmen

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    I am also thinking of putting glow in the dark paint on the hands so you can see them too.

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    Blechmen
    Blechmen

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    No you could use LED or CFL light bulb