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A Clockwork Strontium: The Future of Timekeeping

In early 2014, a new atomic clock was unveiled at JILA, a joint institute of the University of Colorado Boulder and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). This … Continue reading

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Product Review: LED Word Clock

Looking for a unique timepiece? This LED Word Clock provides a new, exciting way of looking at the time. Read the review below to find out how this clock works, … Continue reading

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From Julian to Gregorian: The Progress of Timekeeping

The Gregorian calendar is the world’s most widely-used civil calendar. Named for Pope Gregory XIII, who introduced it in 1582, it replaced the Julian calendar, which had been demarcating European … Continue reading

December 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

How To: Choose Between a Quartz and Mechanical Clock Movement

When looking over movement options for a clock design, you can choose between a quartz or a mechanical clock movement. If you’re new to clock making, you may have questions … Continue reading

December 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Product Review: Quartex® High Torque, Set & Forget, 3 Battery Pack Quartz Clock Movement

The Quartex® High Torque, Set & Forget, 3 Battery Pack Movement is the latest edition to Klockit’s line of quartz clock movements. It’s a 3-in-1 clock movement that’s powerful, smart, … Continue reading

November 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Remember the Story Behind the Gift

Over the many years I have given my handcrafted clocks and other décor to family and friends as gifts, I myself had never thought of sharing the “story behind the gift” … Continue reading

November 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Time in the Middle Ages: The Advent of Seconds

Time is, well, timeless. It has been regulating mankind’s existence since the advent of civilization. But measuring it down to the last second is a relatively recent accomplishment.

November 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Woodworking Projects For Beginners

Like any hobby I have discovered in the past, each has its initial investments. In fact, I don’t believe there is a single hobby in existence that doesn’t require some sort of … Continue reading

October 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Product Review: AcuRite 13021 Atomic Projection Alarm Clock

Perfectly project the time on your wall or ceiling with AcuRite’s 13021 Atomic Projection Alarm Clock. This slick and sleek alarm clock is a definite winner!

October 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Top 5 Atomic Products for Daylight Saving Time

If you’re tired of resetting your clocks and watches for Daylight Saving Time (DST) twice a year, then turn to Atomic timekeeping! Atomic timepieces receive a radio signal twice a … Continue reading

October 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

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