Published on October 21st, 2011 | by Jules Yap


Award-winning trophy clock

Materials: PUGG clock / trophy / power drill / plastic primer spray paint (optional)

Description: This PUGG clock hack won me a trophy, and the trophy is the clock hack! Logic as circular as the clock itself.

The dilemma:
I want it on the mantle but it keeps falling over – too front-heavy and no base.

The solution:
Make it a trophy

Materials needed:
PUGG clock / trophy / power drill / plastic primer spray paint (optional)

1) Get a trophy. There are two ways to do this: either win one (hard) or thrift one (easy). I thrifted mine.

2) Paint the trophy (optional). I used white plastic primer spray paint.

3) Take the trophy apart. There should be a nut at the base and a bolt running through. The figure should already be threaded.

4) Mark the clock frame, at the 12 and 6

5) Drill 2 holes to fit the trophy’s bolt

6) Thread the figure through the 12-hole (I didn’t need a nut to hold it in place, but who knows)

7) Thread the bolt through the 6-hole, straight through the base and screw on the nut.

8) You win! We all win! What time is it? Us-rad-time!!! (etc)

~ Jennifer Zwick, Seattle

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Jules Yap

"I am Jules, the engine behind IKEAHackers and the one who keeps this site up and running. My mission is to capture all the wonderful, inspiring, clever hacks and ideas for our much loved IKEA items".

One Response to Award-winning trophy clock

  1. Laurel says:

    now this is a novel idea.

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