Scary old wiring:
Brand new wiring (courtesy of a $2 extension cord and some extra wire nuts from a previous project):
Revamped clock - good as new!
Nate picked out this awesome clock for us while we were hanging out in Milwaukee about a month ago. I'm slowly bringing him to the dark side. I love taking broken/discarded things and making them new again - re-wiring things isn't hard at all once you learn the basics.