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

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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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