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Making Clocks

Making Clocks

Paperback Workshop Practice Series, 33

By (author) Stan Bray

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  • Publisher: Special Interest Model Books
  • Format: Paperback | 128 pages
  • Dimensions: 148mm x 206mm x 8mm | 181g
  • Publication date: 1 March 2001
  • Publication City/Country: Hemel Hempstead
  • ISBN 10: 1854862146
  • ISBN 13: 9781854862143
  • Illustrations note: 42 black and white photographs; 40 scale plans & line drawings; 3 tables of data
  • Sales rank: 63,200

Product description

Stan Bray introduces the fascinating world of horology to the complete beginner. This book explains the terminology of the clockmaker and provides general details of clock construction including layout of wheels and escarpments, a number of the latter being described. Making of wheels, pinions, escarpments, plates, pendulums, weights, cases, hands and faces is described. The necessary tools and equipment are described with details of how to make specialized items and choice of most suitable materials for their construction.

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Stan Bray has written a number of books on model engineering and was editor of Model Engineers' Workshop and assistant editor of Model Engineer magazines.

Table of contents

Tools and Terminology. History of Clockmaking. Providing the Power. Pendulums. Escapements. Going Train and Motion Work. Dividing. Wheels and Pinions. Finishing. Faces, Hands and Cases. Formulae & Tables.