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    Making Clocks (Workshop Practice Series, 33) (Paperback) By (author) Stan Bray

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    DescriptionStan 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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    Title
    Making Clocks
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Stan Bray
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 148 mm
    Height: 206 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 181 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781854862143
    ISBN 10: 1854862146
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.9
    BIC subject category V2: TDPB1
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 250
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16800
    DC21: 681.113
    BISAC V2.8: CRA042000, TEC040000, CRA032000
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: TDP
    Illustrations note
    42 black and white photographs; 40 scale plans & line drawings; 3 tables of data
    Publisher
    Special Interest Model Books
    Imprint name
    Special Interest Model Books
    Publication date
    01 March 2001
    Publication City/Country
    Hemel Hempstead
    Author Information
    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.