How To Build a LEGO Clock

How To Build a LEGO Clock

Anthony Nguyen
Feb 9, 2011

Continuing with our How-To theme this month, we'll be looking at bold new ways to recycle your old tech and turn them into new and interesting things. First up, a little DIY project that takes an old digital clock and adding a sleek new plastic casing in the form of LEGO blocks.

All you need is 1) a digital clock, 2) a screwdriver, 3) a sharp knife (probably), and 4) a bunch of LEGOs (hopefully leftover from childhood somewhere). If not, you can purchase individual LEGO blocks over at their online store individually or in bulk.

After removing the screws and tearing off the cheap plastic casing, you can start piecing together the bricks, but making sure all of the innards are intact and functional.

When it comes to setting up the internal parts, the trick is to keep the most essential pieces like the transformer and buttons stable (some extra glue may be necessary here). It may take a few tries to get it perfect and snug, but the effort is definitely worth it - especially if the old clock hasn't seen much use for a few years!

For a complete detailed step by step photo guide, check out Instructables.

(Via Instructables)

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