Tiny Nannup hits the big time with world's largest wooden pendulum clock


Western Australian timber town joins Australia’s list of big things thanks to the tenacity of Kevin Bird and his 6m clock

It rains a lot in Nannup. The small timber town in south-western Western Australia, population of just over 1,300, receives almost a metre of rainfall a year. For a builder like Kevin Bird, that means a lot of days when it’s too wet to work.

It could be an opportunity to catch up on the accounts, or even leave off work for the day and read a book. Instead, Bird used his wet-weather days to build the largest wooden pendulum clock in the world.

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