The author with over 50 years experience, covers the more difficult jobs that would normally be sent to “specialty shops” in the restoration of older American clocks. Given in excellent detail for easy understanding by beginners and experienced repairmen. Over 300 black and white illustrations. Topics covered are: Tools; New pivots; Bearing problems on the winding arbor; Inspection; Great wheel problems; Strike train components and problems; Bad and bent pivots, arbors, and pinions, tools and methods; Bushing bad pivot holes and related problems; Making bushings; Dial replacement; Escape wheel problems; Wheel assembly techniques; Click and associated problems; Magnetized tools and parts; Screw and hand nut making; Lathes and tool bit grinding; Hand problems; Suspension spring and pendulums. Time train ratio study.
111 Pages. Size 8-1/2″ x 11″. Soft-cover.