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January 2010
Gift clocks made from recycled car gears and Michigan license plates for CEO's and VIP's attending the North American Int'l Auto Show in Detroit.  Artist Steven Shaver.
Steven Shaver creates
gift clocks made from
recycled Michigan
license plates and
car gears for the 2010
North American Int'l
Auto Show in Detroit.
Recipients included:
CEO's of GM, Ford
and Domino's Pizza;
Indycar champion,
Helio Castroneves;
racing industry mogul,
Roger Pensky and
mayor of Detroit,
David Bing.

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Recycled Car Piston and Rod Clocks and Trophies
Recycled License Plate Car Part Clocks and Award Plaques
Recycled Timing Chain and Gears Clocks

An eco-friendly clock or award to drive your time or commemorate a special time on the road of life.

What customers are saying...


"The (license plate gear) awards look great!  I was very pleased. It's especially neat that the license plates correspond with each state/ province.  Thank you for your craftsmanship and for your attention to detail - it shows.  I would recommend your work and service to others." - L. Franceschini, Stantec Consulting

"Everybody loved it (piston rod trophy)!  It was a huge hit.  No one has seen anything like it – so it’s really cool to be able to give someone a “one-of-a-kind” type gift.  The guys in our office were actually debating what kind of vehicle the piston came from." - T. Vermillion, STRONG, LLC

"The (license plate gear) clocks were a hit and the talk of most of the CEO’s in the room. The clocks were placed at each place setting at their table. It was amazing to see these multimillion dollar business moguls walking out of the event with the clocks in hand. I can not tell you how pleased we were to give such a “knock out” gift. It could not be more perfect." - J. Smith, Charter One Bank (sponsor of the 2010 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, MI.)

Sample gallery of custom clocks, plaques and trophies. Scroll down page to see many more examples and for pricing and designs details.
Custom trophy made from a recycled car piston and rod with powder coating and engraving.  Artist Steven Shaver.Auto timing chain and gears wall clock on brushed silver in a brushed black metal frame.  Artist Steven Shaver 2014.Chevy timing chain and gears wall clock on New Mexico license plates in a brushed black metal frame.  Artist Steven Shaver 2014.Chevy aut timing gear desk clock in gold.  Artist Steven Shaver 2014.
"Raw" Chevy timing chain and gears wall clock with US coins.  Artist Steven Shaver.  2014.Desk clock made from a vintage Michigan license plate and car parts.  Artist Steven Shaver.Metal shield and Chevy car gear wall clock with shield design pennies.  Artist Steven Shaver 2014.Wall clock made from an Alaska license plate and recycled car gear.  Artist Steven ShaverWall plaque award for a female executive made from a recycled car gear and key with a special Colorado license plate.  Artist Steven Shaver.
Big recycled car engine part clock with Florida license plates and a Florida orange pendulum bob.  Artist Stevens Shaver 2013.Wall clock made from a recycled Nevada license plate and car parts.  Artist Steven Shaver.Wall clock made from a recycled vintage Edsel car gear and Ford Motor Co. factory tag.  Artist Steven Shaver.
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The discovery process involves finding and acquiring discarded or obsolete car parts, retired license plates, car emblems and tags that have a story to tell.

The artistic process
involves transforming the rescued car parts, license plates and other automotive artifacts into cool clocks and awards for the unique home, office, den, garage or special event.  With the recent struggles and rebound of the automotive industry and car capitols like Detroit - where many of the parts originated from - the art pieces become even more collectible, historic and valuable.
- Artist / Designer - Steven Shaver


RECYCLED CAR PISTON AND ROD DESK CLOCKS and TROPHIES
GO green with our distinctive, one-of-a-kind desk clocks and corporate event trophies handcrafted from recycled car pistons and rods.
Reward and give recognition to the recipient with our unique and cool custom auto part trophies personalized with engraving.
Memorable men's executive, retirement, anniversary or thank you gift
for anyone who likes cars, racing, engineering or recycled art.
Clocks and trophies can be made from piston and rods
from Chevy, Ford, Mercedes Benz, Audi, Jaguar, Porsche and more.

What was its former function?
Fun fact: 
A piston is an engine component that fits snug and moves inside the engine cylinder
transforming the energy from the expansion of a burning gas into mechanical power.
The rod connected to a piston transmits the motion of the piston to an engine.

Recycled Custom Piston & Rod Desk Clocks and Trophies

Engraved corporate desk clock made from a recycled Dodge Viper piston and rod.  Artist Steven Shaver.
Recycled Mercedes Benz piston, rod and tire valve desk clock.  Artist Steven Shaver.Recycled Ferrari piston, rod and tire valve desk clock.  Artist Steven Shaver.Custom celebrity car event trophy made from a recycled piston and rod.  Artist Steven Shaver.

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(examples above L. to R.:  Dodge Viper, Mercedes Benz, Ferrari and Ford)

Car Piston Clocks / Trophies start at $150.  Specific cars may cost more.
Clock style and color may vary depending on what fits the piston.
Choose
some or all custom design options:
Engraved plate:  Add $25.  (on front of piston)
Silver, black or red powder coating:  Add $25 each.  Minimum order of 5 if painted.
No additional charge for cleaned, natural color parts. 
Car logo tire valve cap in piston hole (without engraved plate).  Add $15.

Upside down Car Piston
Trophies start at $160.  Specific cars may cost more.
Includes engraved plate on wood base (cherry or black with silver):
Choose some or all custom design options:
Engraved 3" circle on top of upside down piston:  Add $35.
Silver, black or red powder coating:  Add $25 each.  Minimum order of 5 if painted.
No additional charge for cleaned, natural color parts.


email us your choice of clock or trophy, design options and choice of car.
Non-ready artwork file may require additional set up fee.
W
e will contact you with order total and art work requirements

Got questions?  Please contact Steven at (310) 707-8160 from 9-6 PST or email:  steven@stevenshaver.com.

RECYCLED LICENSE PLATE CAR PART CLOCKS and AWARD PLAQUES

GO green with our original clocks and award plaques handcrafted from combination of recycled engine gears and license plates.
The license plates are precisely circle cut as clock dials or plaques to show the state's beautiful graphics and a portion of the state
name and are mounted on recycled car parts.  The clocks are powered by a precise Quartz component with metal hands.

Organizing an eco event?  Gear up with our unique auto part awards personalized with engraving and choice of license plate.

Cool men's gift, eco business gift, green corporate award or decor for anyone who likes cars, license plates or recycled art.
Like the look of car engine timing chain and gears without a license plate dial?  See bottom of page for more.

What was its former function?
We all know what license plates are used for but what about timing gears (cam and crank) and chain?  Fun fact:  The gears and chain connected
to the engine camshaft and crankshaft and played an important role in accurate timing for performance and fuel economy. Timing gears (and chain)
are usually replaced when overhauling an engine rather than take a chance with worn parts.  That's good for us for making more clocks!

Representational grid of clocks made with license plates from the 50 US states mounted on recycled car gears.  Artist Steven Shaver.
Click on clock grid to see enlarged representational design of your state.  Actual plate graphics and gear may vary.
Each clock will have 4 silver magnets (not shown) along gear edge marking the time.
 

License Plate Car Part Clocks
- choose your state
and design options -
Chevy timing chain and gears wall clock on New Mexico license plates in a brushed black metal frame.  Artist Steven Shaver 2014.
Desk clock made from a vintage Wisconsin license plate and car gear.  Artist Steven Shaver.
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Timing set on license plates in metal frame
C
ircle cut license plate on gear
Timing set with license plates on gears
Engraving can be added to clocks.

$125 to $200 most states -
click to email us your choice of clock type and state plate or
optional engraving and we will contact you with order total.

 

License Plate Car Gear Award Plaques
- choose your state and engraving options -

Award plaque made from a recycled car gear, California license plate and laser engraved disc.  Artist Steven Shaver.

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Circle cut license plate on gear with engraved circle.
Extras: add to a gear base or wood plaque with engraved plate.

click to email us your choice of state and we will contact you with order total.

$115-$175 most states - discount available for quantity orders of 5 or more.

License Plate or Engraved Logo Car Part Desk Clocks
- choose your state and or engraving options -

Desk clock made from a retired Wyoming license plate and car parts.  Artist Steven Shaver.Engraved car parts license plate custom made for DUB magazine.  Artist Steven Shaver.
Circle cut license plate on both gears or engraved circle with your logo
$280-$300 most license plates or with engraving
click to email us your choice of state plate or engraving on
small gear or base and we will contact you with order total.
You may also choose type of car - may be additional cost.
 
 

Like the look of car engine timing chain and gears without a license plate dial?
We also create custom engraved clocks, wall art and other furnishings from parts from just about
ANY CAR of your design choices of
natural or painted, open holes or dial, engraving, emblems, tags and plaques.

Engraved retirement gift clock made from recycled Jeep parts.  Artist Steven Shaver.

Wall clock made from a recycled vintage Edsel car gear and Ford Motor Co. factory tag.  Artist Steven Shaver.Mercedes Benz Flywheel gear wall clock with tire valve stem.  Artist Steven Shaver.
Giant wall clock made from a stripped chrome 1950s Nash radiator grill revealing copper and mixed metals.  Center features a Nash emblem second hand, and incorporates a vintage Pontiac timing gear and gold, copper and brown pin stripes.  Artist Steven Shaver.
Examples:  Chevy timing parts wall clock natural with open holes, Jeep timing parts wall clock with gold dial engraved disc,  vintage Edsel hubcap with Edsel engine parts wall art,
Chevy timing parts wall clock with emblem and engraving on plaque, Chevy Chevelle timing parts with speedometer dial and SS emblem, Edsel gear clock with Ford factory tag,
large Mercedes Benz flywheel wall clock with logo tire valve cap, Javelin engine timing parts desk clock with bulls eye emblem and 1950's Nash radiator grill giant wall clock.

Most range from $125 to $350 based on car, style or engraving.  Email or call us at 310-707-8160 with your choice of car and what custom options
.
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