Clocks, clocks, clocks and more clocks!

Friday, September 28, 2007

Man, slip up once and post a cuckoo clock (note the correct Swiss spelling this time) instead of a grrrl picture, and this is what you end up having to put up with. Anyhoo... for those fond of clocks, here are a bunch of weird clock links:

klockwerks - eccentric hand-made time pieces by Roger Wood.

Top Ten Strangest Clocks
complied by Tech Blog. The Drill Sargent clock pictured in this post is a runner up, so you can imagine the winners.

Some very clever Photoshopped Clocks.

For the carpenters amongst us, make a wooden clock.

A site, with a video, explaining how a pendulum clock works.

The Longitude Prize.

Bah, who cares about these new fangled mechanical contraptions, the home page of the North American Sundial Association.

Everybody, even Wingnuts, like clocks.


Buddy Larsen said...

North American Sundial Association --NASA ?

Luther McLeod said...

Ha - good turnabout MHA. Interesting links as well. I'm looking into that DI clock myself.

Luther McLeod said...

Ha - what are the odds...

Buddy Larsen said...

Hah! I beat McLeod to the coveted 1:44 PM spot!

Buddy Larsen said...

uh, pass the ketcup, wouldja, luther--these beans is too dry--

Luther McLeod said...

well here's the ketchup buddy but would you please stop reading my mind, I have a hard enough time doing that myself... :)

Buddy Larsen said...

oh, okay--i'll turn down the cubic zirconium scanner--

Knucklehead said...

I must beg forgiveness for missing the clock picture below. It is a particularly interesting clock, that one. I find the allegorical representation Turk most interesting:

Long after the Turks had ceased to be a threat in Central Europe, their use as an allegorical figure in genre paintings and other art continued. ...though the Turks never occupied Prague as they did Budapest, both countries' artists used "the Turk" (a dark-complected figure, usually wearing a turban) to represent the dangers of the world, and especially threats to Christianity.

Some things never change.

I've had the good fortune to visit the Lund Clock.

What makes the