Making Clocks

Making Clocks

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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 more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 146 x 208 x 10mm | 181.44g
  • Special Interest Model Books
  • Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 42 black and white photographs; 40 scale plans & line drawings; 3 tables of data
  • 1854862146
  • 9781854862143
  • 59,175

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 & more

About Stan Bray

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