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Engine Clock mechanical model kit


Reference: 70217
Number of components: 265
Level: Advanced
Assembly Time: 5 hours
Model Size: 14*30*12 cm



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  Attention! Not suitable for children under 14 year of age.

This item is not a toy. Contains small parts. Choking hazard.

Engine Clock
Assemble me. Rev up your day!

What do they say about a finely-tuned motor—it runs like clockwork? Flip the script with the Ugears Engine Clock, a finely-tuned clock that runs (and looks) like a motor! This functional mechanical table clock with pendulum has an automotive theme throughout, with an engine block design on top with moving pistons, and time display in the style of a speedometer (hours) and tachometer (minutes). The action of the clock's pendulum and escapement make a delightful ticking sound, as the passing seconds are displayed on the escapement at the rear of the clock. The Engine Clock tells time for up to 5 hours on a single winding (running time can be extended an additional 60 to 90 minutes if the pistons are disengaged). A retrograde mechanism on the minute hand automatically resets after 60 minutes.

Engine Clock mechanical model kit

Wind your Engine Clock using the ignition key at the front of the clock. To set the time, turn the large gear closest to the face of the clock (the retrograde mechanism) in a clockwise direction until the minute hand falls to zero, then use your finger to move the hour hand counterclockwise, positioning it at the current hour. Set the minute hand at the current time by again turning the large gear just behind the clockface. If the clock is running fast or slow you can make adjustments to the pendulum. Raise or lower the circular weight at the bottom of the pendulum for larger time adjustments, and raise or lower the ball at the top the pendulum for fine-tuning.

Assemble me. Rev up your day!

The DIY wooden Engine Clock is the latest addition to the Ugears collection of working clocks, including the Aero Clock wall clock with pendulum, and the Sky Watcher Tourbillon Table Clock. While those models are both "Advanced" level, with the Engine Clock we strove to design a functional clock at the "Medium" difficulty level, so that more hobbyists could experience the satisfaction of building their own functional DIY 3D model clock. As with all Ugears models, the Engine Clock is assembled without glue or special tools—just remove the laser pre-cut pieces from their art-quality composite wood boards and snap them together. Each kit comes with detailed, step-by-step, full-color illustrated instructions in 11 languages (Ukrainian, English, German, French, Polish, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Chinese, Japanese and Korean) to guide your assembly, and sandpaper and wax to smooth and lubricate all moving parts for optimal function. If you get stuck during the assembly, need help troubleshooting, or break a piece during construction, just email our outstanding customer service team—we'll be glad to answer any questions or send replacement parts free of charge!

The DIY wooden Engine Clock

The elegant Engine Clock by Ugears is sure to rev up any motorheads and lovers of clocks and watches among your family and friends, and makes a perfect gift, either in the box or already assembled. For all you builders, tinkerers, and mechanics, it's time to experience the satisfaction of constructing, adjusting and maintaining your very own DIY automotive timepiece!

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Data sheet

Ukrainian Gears LLC
Design Country
Country of manufacture
Product barcode
Materials used
plywood, recoil starter spring
Number of parts
Model Size
14*30*12 cm
Package Size
38*17*5 cm
Package weight
1 kg
Instruction languages
Attention! Not for children under 14. Contains sharp parts!
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