Published on February 20th, 2013 | by Jules Yap




Materials: RUSCH wall clock, old vinyl record, glue gun, marker pen.

Description: This is maybe the simplest hack yet,

I bought RUSCH wall clock ($1.99) a while ago and planned to hack it later. Then later I bought some old vinyl record from a flea market for just ($1.00) a piece.

First I started by removing the needles from the clock mechanism.

After that, I stuck the clock mechanism behind the record’s aperture using hot glue.

The needles, I used a marker pen to colour it white so that they contrast with the vinyl record’s colour.

Then, I replaced the needles and just like that, it’s finished. Like I said before, it is the simplest hack ever.

~ Anuar Nasiruddin, Malaysia

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Jules Yap

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3 Responses to LP RUSCH CLOCK

  1. Kara says:

    I have a question. I just made this. But how do you hang it? Is there something you did or added to it afterwards?

  2. Cynthia says:

    My son makes these clocks and then frames the album cover in a simple black frame (if it is a popular artist I.e. Rolling stones, etc).

  3. Michael Coline says:

    Congrats on your idea! It’s very practical and looks great. Wonderful way to keep old records at home and have a vintage look.

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