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« on: June 30, 2009 09:30:58 AM »

I am far from the first person to think of this, but I am very happy with my results. I made a clock out of a childhood favorite, a Nancy Drew book I found in a thrift store (The Secret of the Old Clock - geddit?  Cheesy ).



I bought a clock kit at Michael's and traced it onto the back page of the book, then cut away the pages with an exacto knife so it would fit inside. Then I attached the hands (directions are on the clock kit). You could also disassemble an old/thrifted clock mechanism for this part. Last I glued a small part of the center of the pages to keep it together, leaving the last page free to access the battery, and the top and bottom free to fan out a little. I clamped it all until it was dry, and presto! Book clock!  Cheesy

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« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2009 09:33:24 AM »

Love it!!  I've seen lots of these, but THIS BOOK is the beeeestest for it! Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2009 09:46:44 AM »

I couldn't resist... Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2009 10:04:17 AM »

aww, i love nancy drew! I have an old set of these my Grandma gave to me. That is awfully cute.
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« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2009 07:54:22 PM »

Pretty cool and very appropriate.  Great job.
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