Rocket Clock

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Rocket Clock

Postby highpockets » Mon Dec 10, 2018 7:26 pm

Just in time for Christmas....

My grandson is interested in space ships. He believes airplanes with contrails are actually spaceships headed into space. Who am I to tell him differently.

Michael Tyler to my rescue... I decided to make his Project of the Month, Rocket Clock for him for Christmas present. Not sure he can read an analog clock, but he can learn :lol: :lol: :lol:

Fun project, thanks Michael!!! Only one issue. When cutting out the Back Rocket Panel I didn't notice that it was actually tapered. After cutting out the panel and noticing the taper I started trying to figure out why my machine was cutting at an angle... :oops: :oops: :oops: :lol: :lol: :lol:

I decided to give him his very own secret galaxy on the backside. What to do with the hole for the clock? Turn it into a black hole.... :D :D

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Re: Rocket Clock

Postby Royrufus » Mon Dec 10, 2018 9:07 pm

Clock looks great. He's going to love it.
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Re: Rocket Clock

Postby mtylerfl » Mon Dec 10, 2018 9:19 pm

Very cool, John! I LOVE how you finished the backside!
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Re: Rocket Clock

Postby scottp55 » Mon Dec 10, 2018 10:10 pm

He'll LOVE it John!! :D
Congrats on the paint job, especially the back!!
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Re: Rocket Clock

Postby meflick » Tue Dec 11, 2018 3:27 am

Nice work and no doubt he will love it. A great way to introduce him to an analog clock too and help him learn to tell time.
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