Driftwood Binary Clock Is No Hollow Achievement

Driftwood Binary Clock Is No Hollow Achievement

It’s about time we had one other superior clock submit round right here. [Mattaw] has preferred binary clocks since he was zero and decided to make one in stunning fashion by using driftwood, nature’s drillable, fillable enclosure. That lovely wiring job on the RGB LEDs was accomplished in 18g copper. To preserve the LEDs aligned […]

Gyrotourbillion Blesses The Eyes, Hard to Say

Gyrotourbillion Blesses The Eyes, Hard to Say

Clock actions are superbly advanced issues. Made up of gears and is derived, they’re designed to tick away and maintain correct time. Unfortunately, as a result of vagaries of the universe, numerous sources of error are likely to creep in – issues like temperature adjustments, mechanical shocks, and so forth. In the search for ever […]

Clock Plays a Game of Pong with Itself to Pass the Time

Clock Plays a Game of Pong with Itself to Pass the Time

Would you play a recreation of Pong the place every set lasts precisely one minute and the fitting participant is assured to win 60 instances greater than the left participant? Of course not, however in the event you had been designing a clock that displays the time using a Pong motif, then maybe it might make […]

Analog Meters Become a Clock for Father’s Day

Analog Meters Become a Clock for Father’s Day

Around Father’s Day every year, we often see a small spate of dad-oriented initiatives. Some are initiatives by dads or granddads for the youngsters, whereas others are presents for the large man. This analog meter clock suits the latter class, with the additional bonus of recognizing and honoring the affect [Micheal Teeuw]’s father had on […]

Clock This! A 3D-Printed Escapement Mechanism

Clock This! A 3D-Printed Escapement Mechanism

Traditional mechanical clockmaking is an artwork that regardless of being nearly the archetype of precision engineering ability, seems hardly ever in our world of hackers. That’s as a result of making a clock mechanism is exhausting, and it’s for good purpose that skilled clockmakers serve a protracted apprenticeship to be taught their craft. Though crafting […]

Watch The World Spin With The Earth Clock

Watch The World Spin With The Earth Clock

With the June solstice proper across the nook, it’s an ideal time to witness first hand the consequences of Earth’s axial tilt on the day’s size above and past 60 levels latitude. But in case you can’t make it there, or in any other case desire a extra common, much less disadvantaged sleep sample, you […]

Tricking A Vintage Clock Chip Into Working On 50-Hz Power

Tricking A Vintage Clock Chip Into Working On 50-Hz Power

Thanks to microcontrollers, RTC modules, and a plethora of low-cost and fascinating show choices, digital clock initiatives have develop into fairly straightforward. Choose to base a clock construct round a chip sporting a date code from the late 70s, although, and your construct is sure to be greater than run-of-the-mill. This is the boat that […]

CalClock Keeps You Tied To The Mast

CalClock Keeps You Tied To The Mast

Now that almost all of what we do revolves round our telephones and/or the web, it’s practically inconceivable to take a brief break from work to test the ol’ calendar with out being lured by the sirens on the shore of social media. Well, [samvanhook] was bored with being drawn in when all he actually […]

Dive Inside This Old Quartz Watch

Dive Inside This Old Quartz Watch

In an age of smartwatches, an analog watch may appear slightly old school. Whether it’s powered by springs or a battery, although, the equipment that spins these little palms is fairly fascinating. Trouble is, taking one aside often doesn’t reveal an excessive amount of about their tiny workings, until you stand up shut and private […]

3D Printed Clockwork Star Tracker

3D Printed Clockwork Star Tracker

Astrophotography is a type of belongings you naturally assume should be fairly troublesome; certainly one thing so superior requires years of follow and specialised tools which prices as a lot as your automotive. You shake your fist on the sky (since you might have given up on taking photos of it), and transfer on along […]