Clock Repairing and Making: A Practical Handbook Dealing With The Tools, Materials and Methods Used in Cleaning and Repairing All Kinds of English and Foreign Timepieces, Strikin

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Read Books, Jul 1, 2006 - Antiques & Collectibles - 180 pages
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Originally published in 1914, this book aims to give practical advice to anyone wishing to clean, repair and make all kinds of clocks. Alongside the very detailed and precise descriptions, there are many illustrations that deal with everything from chimes and the description of striking works, to hints on clock making. Contents Include: Introduction - Cleaning a Skeleton Clock - Repairing a Skeleton Clock - Special Tools and Processes - Other Pendulum Timepieces - Pendulums - Portable Clocks - English Striking Clocks - French and American Striking Clocks - Quarter Striking and Chiming Clocks - Turret Clocks - Making Clocks - Altering Clocks - Electric Clocks

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