Power Meter Clock
Made from lots of period pieces of electrical equipment and looks like something you would find in Dr Frankenstiens Laboratory!
This is a one off item, and the main body is an old electrical power meter that you probably used to have in the garage up on the wall. The little dials are connected inside to a little motor that advances the red dial one step once a second. After 10 seconds the next dial then moves to the next position and so on. The big gauge at the bottom is also connected up, it illuminates and the pointer is used to indicate the seconds, so it takes a full minute for the pointer to go from one side to the other.
On the top, there are 4 Nixie tubes that indicate the hours and minutes, and then 2 giant thermionic vales that are illuminated for effect. The rest of the piece is then decorated with period electrical items, including a knife switch on the right hand side - this will disable the motor for the dial, and also turn off the thermionic valves on the top. Made as a conversation starter, a truly unique item that will definately get attention wherever you put it.
The casing is all Mahogany and the clock measures 24cm wide, 17cm deep and 36cm to the top of the valves.