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« on: August 23, 2004 02:16:18 PM »

I bought a cheap 4$ clock from walmart and tore it apart and revamped Wink  It was really difficult to get apart and I was afraid I'd break the clock in half!  I ended up breaking the second hand in the process.  The clock actually works though!  Made it for my twin sister for her bday present Cheesy

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« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2004 03:23:02 PM »

I love it. Normally I hate clocks, but now I wanna make one too. Am I seeing correctly, the girl has no head?
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« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2004 03:31:06 PM »

 Grin I just saw this on LiveJournal.
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« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2004 06:10:00 AM »

I loooove it! Cheesy How did you take it apart?
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« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2004 02:23:59 PM »

thanks guys!

olga -- yes you're correct -- the girl has no head! She is sporting a double birdhead however!

handxhand -- hello fellow lj'er! Smiley

shortestkitty -- I had to pry off the back and then a second back with a screwdriver.  I figured if the little tabs that hold it together (keep in mind this is a very cheaply made clock!) broke off I would just glue the clock together.  After that was all taken apart I had to carefully take the clock arms off (don't use much force! that's how i broke off the second hand!). 

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« Reply #5 on: August 25, 2004 12:46:40 PM »

OH MY GOD!!! This is sooooo HOT! I love it!! I have been looking forver for a wall clock. I HAVE TO DO THIS!!! You totally rock!!! Grin Grin Grin
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« Reply #6 on: August 26, 2004 12:05:26 AM »

that is one very cool clock! Smiley
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