Steampunk clock-maker Roger Wood
creates unique works of art with a variety of unusual materials.
His collection is called Klockwerks and
each handmade piece is one-of-a-kind that seems to be bursting with a
story. Steampunk is a genre of fantasy and spec fiction that began in
the 1980s and was considered a variation of cyberpunk. I've included
some clocks that have already been sold just because they look so
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Based in Toronto, Roger Wood collects
odd and unusual artifacts for his pieces. What I like about this art
is that the clocks are completely functional and will tell the time
while being a good conversational piece because of their unusual
The Art Gallery of Ontario says of his
work: “These are no ordinary clocks. Toronto artist Roger Wood
imbues each piece with an alluring whimsical quality that will fill a
room with charm and intrigue. No two clocks are alike and each one
features Mr. Wood’s own unique signature: a feather.”
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Prices for some of these pieces that
are pictured range from hundreds to thousands of dollars. The soup
can in some of the images is used for size reference, and not part of
the clock. But you knew that already, right?
Exploding Alarm Clock
Small Exploding Clock II
Shoe Mold Clock
They should make a movie about these
clocks. Maybe have some mad clock scientist create these works of art
and then have the clocks come to life and eat him. Or at least tell
him the wrong time. Now that would be scary.
I love how he takes items that are of
no interest to most people and makes them stand out in these clocks.
It's interesting to look at them and try to discover what piece each
part was made from.
What do you think? Which ones are your
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