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Project by MrBagel posted 04-07-2013 06:17 PM 1443 views 9 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Maple base and clock case with Fir Dowel.

This is a fun project that uses LOTS of Epoxy.

I found plans for this project on Instructables… http://www.instructables.com/id/The-time-bomb-clock/

I started this almost 2 years ago and never got around to finishing it until a week or so ago. It’s a popular showpiece as people walk through my shop.

Truthfully it’s probably about 3-5hrs of work start to finish so give it a try.

-- Just remember... Keep your stick on the ice! - Red Green





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 04-07-2013 06:39 PM

You realize your now on a government watch list.

Cute project.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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MrBagel

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#2 posted 04-07-2013 07:10 PM

I’ll keep my eye out for government vehicles on my street…

Thanks for the comment!

-- Just remember... Keep your stick on the ice! - Red Green

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LarryL

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#3 posted 04-07-2013 09:42 PM

Great project, I may have to make one for my wife with an alarm clock. She wears out the “snooze button” on her clock. :-)

-- Have answers, need the right questions.

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#4 posted 04-07-2013 10:12 PM

Take it with you on your next domestic flight.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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thelt

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#5 posted 04-08-2013 09:35 AM

@woodbutcher, that would go over like a screen door on a submarine. LOL

Nice work MrBagel, I love it. Think I’ll make a few for gifts.

-- When asked what I did to make life worthwhile in my lifetime....I can respond with a great deal of pride and satisfaction, "I served a career in the United States Navy."

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doubleDD

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#6 posted 04-08-2013 01:00 PM

Fantastic job, will definitely be making one of these.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#7 posted 04-08-2013 04:49 PM

I love the fact that you used ACME Dynamite. Do be careful though that stuff always seems to trigger at the wrong time.
Great project, really do need to make one someday.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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Hawken

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#8 posted 04-10-2013 03:07 AM

Depending on how its wired, the “snooze” could be problematic…
Nice piece. Can I copy?

-- Who is John Galt?

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#9 posted 04-10-2013 03:26 AM

That’s great. I love projects with humor. I want to make one now.

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MrBagel

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#10 posted 04-10-2013 04:45 AM

Thanks for all the comments everyone!

I copied the idea from instructables.com so feel free to copy away Hawken!

-- Just remember... Keep your stick on the ice! - Red Green

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#11 posted 04-10-2013 02:33 PM

Cool time piece! Looks like fun to have and to give. Great job!

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