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Beyond Design

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Beyond Design
Chicago, Illinois

General Information

This clock uses the mechanism from the Inventables store, a minimal red HDPE housing, and a few options of custom acrylic clock hands.

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Material Description Price
Black HDPE Sheet

Black HDPE Sheet

Thickness: 1/2 in, Dimensions: 8 in × 12 in, Type: Single color, Color: Black

$7.49

Clear Acrylic Sheet

Clear Acrylic Sheet

Dimensions: 8 in × 12 in, Type: Extruded, Thickness: 1/8 in, Opacity: Transparent, Color: White, Surface Finish: Glossy, Form: Transparent, Cut Tolerance: +/- 1/8 in, Thickness Tolerance: +/- 8%

$4.99

Clock Mechanism

Clock Mechanism

Press on movement; accommodates dial up to 3/8 in thick

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$12.48
from Inventables

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1

Mill the clock housing

Using 1/2" or even 3/4" material, mill the two part housing for the clock mechanism.

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2

Mill the clock hands pattern

Mill the clock hands using a ballnose endmill, this will give those shallow channels.

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3

Cut clock hands profile

Switch to a square or fishtail endmill and cut the profile for the clock dials.

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4

(optional) Cut traditional clock hands

If you decide you want a more traditional clock face you can cut simple hands from an opaque acrylic material.

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