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« on: July 17, 2009 12:14:36 PM »

We all know how easy it is to make a clock so I decided to make one when I found this face of an old produce scale.  I thought it would be a hoot as a clock because the numbers on the scale are only 1 - 10 and they are counterclockwise!
A good portion of the paint was rubbed off by the hand of the scale so I hit that area with that make-it-rust stuff from the craft store.  Then I dismantled an older clock and put the works onto the scale face.
What I came up with is a clock that is near impossible to read!!!  See, when a clock face has no numbers your mind will work with the position of the hands and imagine the numbers needed to read the time.  However, when a clock face has numbers your mind goes all lazy and just reads the numbers.  Check the photo below and you'll see what I mean.


Tell me your brain didn't tell you it was about 10 minutes to 8.


I hung it above the window over the kitchen sink.  Here's a broader shot.



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« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2009 12:37:23 PM »

awesome :]
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« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2009 12:39:28 PM »

This is awesome! Possibly the best clock i have ever seen and would totally drive my slightly crazy family even crazier! Love it!
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« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2009 01:26:41 PM »

lol, my brain must be dyslexic because i was thinking a quarter till one.  (i'm awesome at thinking backwards:~D)

great clock! Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2009 05:52:16 PM »

That is ORIGINAL. Great work.
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« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2009 06:29:32 AM »

And I read five minutes to two.  Great clock.  Very clever.
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