by MakerBot, published
The pendulum swings, releasing the escapement. Stored energy is transmitted through the gears. The hands move forward.
The pendulum returns, the mechanism shifts. The clock moves, a physical manifestation of the passage of time.
The modern world is regulated by this simple sound. A sound reaching back to the first mechanical clocks in the 13th century.
Each tick is uniquely human. It expresses a yearning to bring order to the chaotic passage of events. An attempt to break the unfathomable eons into moments small enough to be understood.
Created by Thingiverse user Michael Curry (Skimbal), designer of the Turtle Shell Racers, MakerBot Botmobile and the Gothic Cathedral Playset.
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I found the stl files to 3D print this clock.
Fine, we will wait when printed and assembled.
On the other hand, in an old-fashing pocket watches ( Rosskoph ) you Always find a romain digit 4 ( IV ) on emailed cadrans as ( IIII )
This is realy an option for this clock !
I'v tried to change it with Shetchup to 'Face_Back_3_to_5_IIII.stl' but without result.
Has anyone an idea or suggestions ?
To be continued ...
I will devellop a half- an hour 'bel' as an extension to this clock.
BELGIUM ... and mechanical clock collector ...
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Non-printed parts are part of the Makerbot Clock Kit at store.makerbot.com/ted-clock.html
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