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Adjusting a Seth Thomas Office Calendar No 2 Mix Brothers Calendar Movement

   The Seth Thomas Office Calendar No. 2 is a large weight driven double dial calendar clock. They were made from about 1863 – 1890 and stand 44″ tall. Time […]

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Micro Welding

I have been working on a very old clock – an English tall case clock from somewhere around 1725. This clock was last serviced about ten years ago by a […]

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Fabricating a Clickspring

I have been working on an early American tall case clock. The click spring on the strike drum is pretty shot – the finger that makes contact with the click  […]

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Lockwood Almquist Revisited

I last worked on Lockwood & Almquist back in November. That’s also when I last photographed the clock as well – please forgive the reprint complete with Christmas lights. I promise […]

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Building a Clock Movement Test Stand

Most of my repair work has been on smaller pieces, but I’ve done a few full-sized clocks lately, and have needed something more convenient to rig and test movements in […]