How to Make a Floppy Disk Clock

We all have that old outdated floppy disk hanging around our house, lets recycle it into something useful again.

Steps

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    Gather 2 floppy disk.
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    Remove any labels or stickers.
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    Wipe it clean.
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    Obtain a cheap clock.
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    Disassemble the clock, you will only need the mechanism.
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    Drill a hole on the center of the floppy disk.
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    Hot glue the clock mechanism.
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    Press the mechanism against the floppy disk. Allow to dry.
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    align the other floppy disk with the clock. This will serve as the base.
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    Obtain a zip tie and insert it on the hole of the disk. This will combine the 2 floppy disk together.
    • The clock now has a base and can stand.
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    Install the clock's hands.
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    Insert a battery and you now have a working clock with a retro design!.

Things You'll Need

  • 2 old floppy disk
  • Cheap clock
  • Glue gun
  • Drill
  • Zip ties
  • Scissors or sheet metal snips

Article Info

Categories: Reduce Recycle and Reuse