CUSTOM CLOCKS

MEDIEVAL CLOCK

TIM HUNKIN 1993

The chain of beads (in the high priest’s right hand) show the hours, and the hour glass indicates roughly how much of the hour has passed. The two assistants on the outside chime the quarters and the hours. At the time I was teaching myself CMOS digital electronics and set myself the challenge to do the counting circuits for a clock chime (it chimes once at one o’clock, twice at two o’clock etc).

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The electronics are in the chest under the high priests feet. The circuit boards are populated with tiny figures designed for n scale railways

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