Time To Go(Bomb Clock)

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Project by rance posted 670 days ago 1884 views 12 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s my humble entry to the Bomb Squad. Base is Walnut I believe withAsh for the clock mounting. The painted sticks are Birch. Spray bomb lacquer finish.

Edit: For others that have done this, search for 'Bomb Clock' here on LJ.

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#1 posted 670 days ago

That is very cool!

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#2 posted 670 days ago

Hellofan alarm clock!! Nice going…..Jim

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#3 posted 670 days ago

And a great entry it is!

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#4 posted 670 days ago

That entry should blow the others right out of the water.

Good luck,


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#5 posted 670 days ago


That LOOKS really COOL!

What a way to get someone’s attention!!

Just don’t let the Feds see it! LOL

Nice JOB!

I guess the battery is built-in to the clock! LOL


Thank you!

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#6 posted 670 days ago

That’ll get you out of bed in the morning!

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#7 posted 670 days ago

Excuse my naivete’, rance, but is this really some sort of competition being put on by the local bomb squad? Regardless, I think you should send it to them….maybe a phone call first….one of them would probably treasure it as a desk top clock. They may even want to put a plaque on it and present it to the Chief.

Anyway, great job.

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#8 posted 670 days ago

I have a brother and sister in law who collect clocks and have just found their Christmas project.

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#9 posted 670 days ago

Thank you all. I am certainly not the first do build one of these. No andy_P, not any official competitions, just an off-hand comment. I’ve actually put this in the gallery where I display a few art pieces.

BTW: The clock insert is from WoodCraft. Not the smallest one, the next size up. maybe ~2 1/2” diameter.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#10 posted 670 days ago

Very nice, but also too bad, because you’re probably now on the Terrorist Watch List, and they will never let you get on an airplane again. Oh well, I suppose you’ll at least be able to keep yourself busy in the workshop.

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#11 posted 669 days ago

make a pot of coffee and put a few of those in the windows
I´ll gees you will get uninvited gest to the coffee :-)


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#12 posted 669 days ago

I think I found a good use for some “less expensive”clocks ( ie: clocks with plastic bezels) that I have been holding on to for some time now…I’ll save my quality WoodCraft fit-ups for nicer clocks : )
Thanks for the great idea , rance !!

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#13 posted 669 days ago

Very cool idea! Definitely want to make one of these now! Thanks for sharing

-- Ben from IL

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#15 posted 668 days ago

Nicely done! This will make a handy travel clock for when I go out of town for work. I’ll just pack it in my carry-on.

Oh, wait…

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

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