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    A working Topsy Turvy Clock

    I've just finished my Topsy Turvy Clock

    It's like a regular clock but the numbers are in a topsy turvy order, the hands still point to the right time but sometimes have to go backwards...
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    You were right in saying that it looks deceptively simple. It's not! Great work!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DIYer View Post
    You were right in saying that it looks deceptively simple. It's not! Great work!
    Thanks. It was quite a drawn out project, I started in November last year and it's been made in my spare time evenings and weekends, commuting etc. I suppose each little component/design decision was small and simple in it's own right so it's easy for me to forget how much effort went into building it. Some of the components like the spindles took several hours and several attempts to get right but at the end of the day they are hidden away in the middle of the clock.

    p.s. It was only software/design work that I did whilst comuting as I could not find a plug to connect up my lathe on the tube.
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    Very impressive, Andy!!

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    Wow! I just voted for it in the Simply AVR Design Contest. Looks like they allow each person to vote 5 times per day

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    I'd love to have a clock like that in my living room and watch guests go bug-eyed.

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    I also spotted that there's a Bandsaw Speed controller in the contest Atmel Simply AVR Design Contest


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