If your computer recently puked on you, I sure hope you didn't throw it away. There are so many things to do with retired, puked out pc's
, all of us should have salvaged every part of our computers and been able to make something wonderfully geeky.
Instructables user albetcha
took the magnets out of some ancient hard drives
, was left with some platters, and decided to turn those hard drive platters into a clock
. His instructions and pictures are clear, concise and easy to follow. Using those ancient hard drives, some epoxy glue, and other items you should have laying around the house, you can easily salvage your computer hard drives and turn them into nerdy clocks too.
If you need a clock kit, check out Gary's post on how to build a clock out of almost anything
. If you are really eager to get going on this outstanding fab project, you can purchase a clock kit at your local craft store. You could even take apart an ugly clock and use the nice mechanisms that clock had. Either way, there is only four days to Christmas, so if you are looking to give your new hard drive clock as a Christmas gift
, you'll need to get busy this weekend.