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Jerryc41
04-05-2018, 12:56 AM
I ordered a cheap ($20) uke and a battery-powered clock on ebay. My plan is to stick the clock in the face of the uke and hang it on the wall. Depending how things work out, the clock will either go into the sound hole, or I'll cut a hole in the lower bout. I used my ebay Bucks, so I didn't have to pay anything.

I'll post pictures, regardless how it turns out.

dkcrown
04-05-2018, 01:34 AM
Like this one?107880107881

Booli
04-05-2018, 02:39 AM
Like this one?107880107881

HEY NOW!

That's IT!!!!

You and Jerry have given me the idea on what to do with an unplayable Makala Waterman.

I may also put a string of X-mas lights or blinking LEDs inside as well...

THANKS GUYS! :)

Xtradust
04-05-2018, 04:42 AM
I like that little applause ukulele clock!

I’ve been thinking of dropping an Amazon Echo Dot (hockey puck) into a wall hanger. Blue ring around the soundhole, etc. Maybe the speaker in the body of the Uke would make it sound deeper. Oops, I think I’m hijackin’. Sorry. :)

bariukish
04-05-2018, 04:44 AM
Huummm, maybe a digital alarm clock so you can set it to ring when your daily practice sessions is done ????

dkcrown
04-05-2018, 08:43 AM
HEY NOW!

That's IT!!!!

You and Jerry have given me the idea on what to do with an unplayable Makala Waterman.

I may also put a string of X-mas lights or blinking LEDs inside as well...

THANKS GUYS! :)


I like that little applause ukulele clock!

I’ve been thinking of dropping an Amazon Echo Dot (hockey puck) into a wall hanger. Blue ring around the soundhole, etc. Maybe the speaker in the body of the Uke would make it sound deeper. Oops, I think I’m hijackin’. Sorry. :)

Thanks guys. That was my first uke, the one that got me started. It served me well, but after acquiring some higher quality ukes, I named that one dogshit. Completely dead sounding. But it keeps great time!

Jerryc41
04-05-2018, 09:35 AM
HEY NOW!

That's IT!!!!

You and Jerry have given me the idea on what to do with an unplayable Makala Waterman.

I may also put a string of X-mas lights or blinking LEDs inside as well...

THANKS GUYS! :)

Beautiful! I originally thought about getting just the mechanism and hands, but when I saw the complete clocks, I ordered one. The uke should arrive today. FedEx is late.

I like the way you have it attached to the wall.

EDIT: FedEx didn't arrive yesterday, and the new delivery date is a range: April 5 - 10.

pinkuke
04-10-2018, 06:41 PM
Blinky lights like these? :) 108062

Booli
04-11-2018, 08:55 AM
Blinky lights like these? :) 108062

E X A C T L Y ! ! !

:) zomg ! :)

UkerDanno
04-12-2018, 04:39 AM
You and Jerry have given me the idea on what to do with an unplayable Makala Waterman.)

Best use of a Waterman...:shaka:

Jerryc41
04-12-2018, 09:09 AM
Blinky lights like these? :) 108062

Now that's clever! Battery or plug-in?

Are you going to the Altoona uke event next week, or to Funky Frets on October?

Jerryc41
04-12-2018, 09:54 AM
Blinky lights like these? :) 108062

Something like this? I can imagine stuffing the wire in through the sound hole and not damaging the uke.

https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B015JIKLN8/?coliid=I2CL7H828SDTVB&colid=1K6S0U4KGY5NH&psc=1&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it

pinkuke
04-12-2018, 04:01 PM
The lights I used were purchased on Amazon. They are battery operated LED fairy lights. The wire is very fine. They fit through the sound hole easily without damaging the uke. I used velcro tape to affix the battery pack to the uke.
https://www.amazon.com/Lifebee-Multi-Color-Changing-Christmas-Costumes/dp/B073W8DLYJ/ref=sr_1_11_sspa?ie=UTF8&qid=1523584581&sr=8-11-spons&keywords=led+battery+operated+fairy+lights&psc=1

Jerryc41
04-13-2018, 08:21 AM
Blinky lights like these? :) 108062

I picked out lights on Amazon. Now I'm looking for a cheap, clear uke.

pinkuke
04-13-2018, 04:49 PM
Darn, I just donated an extra clear Waterman to our local Library that I had hanging around. Good luck with your lighted ukulele clock thingy. I'm sure it will be a fun project! Here's the original thread about my lighted uke with additional photos. http://forum.ukuleleunderground.com/showthread.php?106913-NUD-This-totally-cracks-me-up&highlight=NUD%3A+totally+cracks