DIY working book clock

(page 2 of 2)

Step 4: Trace out book-page hearts to go over the hole

Using a heart-shaped cookie cutter or a stencil, trace out the shape on a ripped-out page of the book.

heart

trace

Cut the heart out of the book page and place it over the exposed part of the clock movement.

trace

cut

heart

Step 5: Put together the rest of the clock

Using the pieces provided to you by the clock movement kit, put together the rest of the clock, including the hour, minute and second hands.

clock

screw

clock hands

Step 6: Add battery and display!

Insert a AA battery to the back of the clock movement, shut the book and display on your mantel, bookshelf or table!

battery

Finished craft

Now you have a whole new way to display old books and tell time simultaneously.

book clock

More DIY crafts

DIY invitation artwork
DIY fabric-lined basket
DIY wine bottle bird feeder

« Previous
12

Tags: book crafts clock crafts

Recommended for you

Comments

Comments on "DIY working book clock"

SM January 08, 2014 | 12:14 PM

I want to make this as a gift for a friend. What is the glue for (it's listed, but I don't see how/where it's used). Also, can you show a picture of what the inside looks like (with the clock mechanism and the battery)? Thanks.

Steff August 02, 2012 | 6:51 AM

I notice you didn't add the second hand to the finished product? Is that because the second hand constantly ticks?

+ Add Comment


(required - not published)