Clock lovers, collectors, repairers, or anyone with a timepiece back home that's moving too slowly, speeding up, or come to a grinding halt: if you want it to work like new, here's a wealth of information of diagnosing and correcting faults in clock both antique and modern. Not only does this all-inclusive manual have detailed descriptions of ...Read MoreClock lovers, collectors, repairers, or anyone with a timepiece back home that's moving too slowly, speeding up, or come to a grinding halt: if you want it to work like new, here's a wealth of information of diagnosing and correcting faults in clock both antique and modern. Not only does this all-inclusive manual have detailed descriptions of repair methods, but it contains alternative techniques for the less well-equipped shop and the inexperienced, as well as over 250 of the author's excellent drawings and plenty of beginner's tips. Coverage of lathe work, cleaning, brushing, pivoting and mounting, replacing or preparing an escapement, train faults, gears, suspension, crutches, striking and chiming work, lubrication, assembly, and testing make this an invaluable asset for every clock repairer's bench.Read Less
Collector Bookstore is a retailer of new books located in Leavenworth, Kansas. We specialize in price guides and reference books for the antiques and collectibles industry A HOW-TO GUIDE TO DIAGNOSING AND CORRECTING FAULTS IN CLOCKS, ANTIQUE AND MODERN. Laurie Penman has written an indispensable guide for both the absolute beginner and the experienced clock enthusiast. The Clock Repairer's Handbook provides information on how to repair and maintain a clock's delicate mechanics and teaches the basics of clock repairing through detailed, easy-to-follow instructions. This comprehensive guide includes advice on: Cleaning clock movements Pivoting and mounting Suspensions and crutches Fixing train faults and gears Lubrication and friction How to make sure the strike and chimes work on the hour, every hour And more! With over three hundred line drawings to clearly illustrate the detailed parts and mechanics of clocks as well as a comprehensive glossary of terms and a list of all the tools and equipment your workshop will require, this user-friendly guide guarantees optimal instruction. The Clock Repairer's Handbook provides all the necessary information to troubleshoot any clock problems and to make sure your clock continues to run in perfect order for generations to come.
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