Understanding Watch and Clock Escapements

Led by Al Dodson The escapement is an essential element of both watches and clocks. It performs two functions; it releases the power stored in the mainspring and keeps the oscillator (pendulum, balance wheel) in motion using energy it releases. We will look at the...

American Kitchen Clocks Striking Mechanisms

Theory and Practice Participants should bring an American Kitchen Clock Movement. And Tools, Gizmos, and Thingamajigs that make clock repairing easier and cuts down on some of the ever present frustrations that go along with it. We will make 10 items that are...

Repairing Jefferson Golden Hour Clocks

Ashley King, Proprietor of The Clock Trader in Quakertown, PA Golden Hour clocks are a form of mystery clock, in that, it is difficult to see how they operate. The electrical versions were created by the Jefferson Clock Co. The original Jefferson Company was...

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