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How are cuckoo clocks made?

Traditional German cuckoo clocks are covered with intricate carvings and are known for the little bird that pops out of a door. Within the clock, two miniature bellows create the cuckoo sound. See How It’s Made in this informative Cuckoo Clocks video.

traditional German cuckoo clock bird

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