Clock Repairing as a Hobby: An Illustrated How-to Guide for the Beginner

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Skyhorse Publishing Inc., 2007 - Antiques & Collectibles - 115 pages
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All of the precise and delicate gears and levers in a clock can appear dizzying to the amateur, but this guide, with its wonderfully detailed diagrams, can clear things up. It covers the theory behind clock movement and design, including the particulars of escapements, pendulums, balance wheels, and even the sheet music for popular chimes. The American striking clock, the 400-day clock, and the alarm clock receive special attention. The in-depth information, including explanations of clock repairing terminology and details on the tools, materials, and supplies that are needed for success, will benefit even skilled enthusiasts.
 

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Contents

A Look at the Clock Movement
11
Escapements for Pendulum Clocks
19
Escapements for Balance Wheel Timepieces
29
Pendulums
35
Striking Mechanisms
47
Practical Clock Repairing
63
Tools Materials and Supplies
65
The American Striking Clock
87
The 400Day Clock
95
The American Alarm Clock
101
Special Repair Techniques
107
Bibliography
117
Index
121
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About the author (2007)

Harold C. Kelly was an expert on clock and watch repair, and wrote several books on clock repairing, including Clock Repairing as a Hobby , Watch Repairing for Beginners and the classic book Watch Repair.

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