Wall clock reusing a vinyl record


If you still have vinyl records and you don't use them anymore for listening music don't throw them away. You can reuse them and make a dozen of functional or decorative projects. One of our favorite projects is the retro style wall clock. For this project we reused a Rolling Stones vinyl record. 

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For the project you'll need :

  • One old vinyl record. Make sure the record is not collectible. 
  • A clock mechanism with clock fingers. 

The process is really simple since the vinyl record has already a hole in its center. However, you need to make this hole a bit larger. Pick a knife, pass it through the hole and turn it around several times until the hole becomes large enough to fit the mechanism.

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Pass the mechanism through the hole and screw the metal ring to secure it in place. 

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Attach the clock fingers. To make the fingers more visible and stylish we cut paper circles out of red paper using a common perforator. Then we glue these circles on the edges of the fingers. 

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