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"STURNUS" CUSTOM DESIGNED NIXIE CLOCK

Limited edition nixie tube clock. Making process. Made with Dalibor Farny under "Glowguardian" project.
  • Year: 2016
  • Project: Nixie tube timepiece

Sturnus nicie clock
Sturnus nixie clock
Sturnus nixie clock
Sturnus nixie clock
Sturnus nixie clock
Sturnus nixie clock

PROCESS
Sturnus nixie clock sketch
Clock sketches
Clock 3d render
Clock 3d render
steel plates
Steeel plates
Sturnus nixie clock - rough grinding
Plates rough grinding
Sturnus nixie clock plates grinding bottom
Grinding bottom view
Sturnus nixie clock - plates sandblasting to remove rust
Plates sandblasting to remove rust and dirt
Plates sandblasting
Plates sandblasting
Sturnus clock plates after cleaning and polishing
Plates after cleaning and polishing. Preserving texture
Sturnus clock first assembly
Clock first assembly
Sturnus clock grinding sides to achieve flat surface
Grinding sides to achieve flat surface
Sturnus nixie clock grinding bottom section
Grinding bottom section
Sturnus clock - grinding in process
Sturnus clock - grinding in process
Sturnus clock surface work
Surface work
Sturnus clock surface work
and more grinding
Sturnus clock - hand filing in process
Hand filing in process
Sturnus nixie clock - hand filing finish
Hand filing this surface is finished
Sturnus clock fitting screws
Fitting screws
Sturnus clock - plates after blackening
Plates after blackening
Blackened plate closeup
Blackened plate closeup
Sturnus clock final pre assembly
Clock pre assembly
Pre assembly, four layers applied
Pre assembly, four layers applied
Sturnus pre assembly surface finish
Pre assembly, surface finish
Sturnus nixie clock pre assembly
Pre assembly almost finished
Sturnus nixie timepiece calculating glass sizes
Calculating glass size
Glass plate is finished
Cornerstone glass plate
Glass plate installed
Sturnus clock mdf box
Making MDF box
Sturnus clock finished box
Finished box
Sturnus clock is finished
Sturnus clock is finished