The Clock Repairer's Handbook

Skyhorse Publishing

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Provides all the necessary information to troubleshoot any clock’s problems and to make sure your clock continues to run in perfect order for generations to come—from tools and equipment to strike and chime work.

Laurie Penman has written an indispensable guide for both the absolute beginner and the experienced clock enthusiast. The Clock Repairer’s Handbook provides information on how to repair and maintain a clock’s delicate mechanics and teaches the basics of clock repairing through detailed, easy-to-follow instructions and more than three hundred instructive diagrams and illustrations.

Advice and directions for tools and equipment, cleaning clock movements, pivoting and mounting, fixing train faults and gears, the importance of lubrication and friction, suspensions and crutches, weight and spring drives, and how to make sure the strike and chimes work on the hour, every hour.

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Laurie Penman has been repairing clocks since 1972. He has authored The Clock Repairer’s Handbook, Clock Design and Construction, Practical Clock Escapements, and The Carriage Clock. He lives in Sunman, Indiana.

Pub Date: 2010
Format: Paperback with bw illus.
Pages: 176 
Size: 6.00 x 9.00 inches


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