4 DIY Clock Ideas For Father’s Day

There’s still time to make a unique clock for your Dad this Father’s Day. Not a clock making expert? No problem! Here are 4 easy do-it-yourself clock ideas he’s sure to enjoy more than a tie!

(1) Beer Cap Clock

Make Dad a clock that’ll remind him it’s always a good time for a good beer. Pair 12 beer bottle caps with your choice of clock face, and then install a simple quartz clock movement and hands.

Beer Cap Clock
Photo courtesy of Coolmaterial.com

(2) Vinyl Record Clock

Part timepiece, part wall art! Pick up Dad’s favorite album from a resale store and incorporate numerals, clock hands, a quartz clock movement to easily create a unique gift! Here’s an idea from Etsy seller, Records and Stuff:

Vinyl Record Clock
Photo courtesy of Etsy seller, Records and Stuff

(3) Pool Rack Clock

Does your Dad like to shoot pool? This pool rack clock is sure to be the perfect addition to his Man Cave! Easily create this design using a pool rack, green felt, pool balls, quartz clock movement, and clock hands. He’ll love that the numbers are easy to read from a distance.

Pool Rack Clock
Photo courtesy of Trademark Gameroom

(4) Fishing Lure Clock

Perfect for Dads who would rather be fishing, this simple wall clock using fishing lures in lieu of numerals. Use any material for the clock face, glue on 12 fishing lures, and then install the clock movement and hands. Would also look great with fishing flys!

Fishing Lure Clock
Photo courtesy of thewirelesscatalog.com

Your Turn!

What’s the best thing you’ve made as a gift for someone else? Tell us your story in the Comments section below for a chance to win a $25 Klockit gift certificate!

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Top 4 Outdoor Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

The birds are chirping, daffodils are blooming and Mother’s Day is just around the corner. From stunning patio lights to LED solar planters, you’ll be able to show her how much she means to you this Mother’s Day. Find the perfect Mother’s Day gift with a little help from the Klockit team! Check out our best-selling outdoor products:

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1) Tiffany Style Solar Patio & Garden Light

The Tiffany Style solar patio and garden light is a fan favorite on Pinterest! Four solar panels convert sunlight into energy; the light automatically turns on at dusk, illuminating the beautiful colors on the lamp with two super bright LED bulbs. Mom will love this simple, yet tasteful, outdoor light. Save $5 when you buy 2: http://bit.ly/tiffany-light

2) La Crosse Solar Garden Thermometer

Is Mom a gardener? This solar garden thermometer by La Crosse will take some of the work off her back as it detects the current, max and min temperature of her garden. The large solar panels automatically rotate for max sun exposure, guaranteeing she’ll have the latest temperature info at her hands. See it in action:

3) GardenGlow Solar Planters

Here’s another product that customers are buzzing about online: outdoor solar planters by GardenGlow. Plant Mom’s favorite flowers in the pot or use as a beverage cooler at your next get-together! See the entire collection here: http://bit.ly/gg-planters

4) AcuRite 00661 Stainless Steel Soil Thermometer

Help her take the guesswork out of when to plant her flowers and veggies! This soil thermometer from AcuRite is perfect for getting the proper soil temperature for improved seeding for indoor and/or outdoor plantings. It’s stainless steel, weather-resistant and easy to clean…what more could you ask for? Oh yeah, we forgot to mention it’s less than $6! > http://bit.ly/soil-therm

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