Notes on clock repair tools

The clock tools on this page with a good clock repair book will enable someone to do some basic clock repair. Some clocks are spring driven and require special clock tools as listed below. When doing a clock repair on a spring driven clock movement, you would always need to release the power of the mainspring with the clock tool called the let down. Its called the let down clock tool as its made to let down the power of the mainspring in a safe and controlled manner.

Essential Clock Repair Tools

Clock Repair Tools Multi-Tip Screwdriver

It is so handy to have a spinning top and be able to switch from various tips that are stored within the handle itself. Works great with the magnitizer we offer.

#CT30 - $11

Clock Repair Tools Magnetizer Demagnetizer

This tool is easy to use and very effective. Stick the tool through it and the tool is now magnetized. Do it again and the tool is now demagnetized. Works great with the Multi-tip screwdriver.

#CT31 - $6

Clock Repair Tools 5 Prong Clock Keys

These two 5 prong clock keys will wind almost all wall or mantle clocks.

#CT7 - $19

Clock Repair Tools Vision Visor

This magnifier can be worn over glasses. This fits over the head and will be the most convenient magnification for inspecting important components of the clock movement and parts. This quality tool is made here in USA. Distortion free acrylic lens that is coated for superior abrasion resistance. The lens is also coated for increased light transmission for a brighter image. It has a padded comfort band that is ratchet adjustable.

#CT17 - $19

Clock Repair Tools Pivot Reaching Tool

Perfect Clock Tools for assembling clock movements and trying disassembled movement that is going together.

#CT15 - $8

Clock Repair Tools Hand Remover Tool

Removes stubborn hands and gears in a straight motion. This Clock Tool is needed on many 400 day clock hands that a stuck on as well as pulling gears off of the back of chime movements.

#CT5 - $8

Clock Repair Tools Movement Test Stand

Works great on testing mantle or wall clock movements. Durable, practical, adjustable and well made.

#CT21 - $65

Clock Repair Tools Assembly Supports

Keeps the movement up and stable during an overhaul. Just tighten one post on each corner to work on the clock movement as its in the air. Set of 4 posts 2 3/4" long. Includes a hanging bracket to hang the movement for testing

#CT10 - $34

Clock Repair Tools Small Cutting Broaches

6 Smaller Broaches for large watches and Small clocks. There are different sizes in this assortment. These are used to ream out pivot holes and get them ready for a new bushing.

#CT8 - $14

Clock Repair Tools Large Cutting Broaches

Assorted sized clock broaches for larger clock movements. These are used to ream out a pivot hole diameter and get it ready to put in a new bushing.

Item #CT11-- $22

Clock Repair Tools Assorted Files

Set of 12 needle files Clock Tools for various uses in clock repair. There are many assorted shapes.

#CT6 - $13

Clock Repair Tools Pin Vise Set

Set of 4 with capacities from .0mm to 4.65mm. Good to use on broaches when reaming out a pivot hole diameter. Grabs hold of a post of some sort so you can work with it basically. Small part of the pinvise is knurled so it can be easily rotated.

#CT18 - $12

Clock Repair Tools Punch Set

16 Piece set of anvils and stakes for clockmakers. 16 assorted punches: 4 flat-faced hollow, 10 round-faced hollow and 2 assorted hole closing sizes. Large hardened steel anvil with 10 holes of graduated sizes. Complete with wooden set holder.

#CT19 - $55

Clock Repair Tools Clock Staking Set

Clock Staking Set in a wooden closable container. These sturdy stakes have various hole diameters in the ends to fit the task at hand.

#CT22 - $55

Clock Repair Tools 7 Closing Punches

Spring loaded tips on these Clock Tools. These take a hole diameter and make them smaller. These are to be used with a small hammer.

#CT12 - $49

Clock Repair Tools Centering Punch

This has adjustment for a heavy or light punch.

#CT13 - $15

Clock Repair Tools 0-25 Micrometer

Readings of 0-25mm micrometer. Good for reading the diameter or thickness of many clock parts.

#CT24 - $15

Clock Repair Tools Crow Foot Tool

Clock repair crow foot tool. This is used on the bench for prying things apart and various uses. It is needed often but not really for anything specific.

#CT29 - $13

Watch Repair Tool Staking Block Staking Block

This hexagonal staking block is used frequently as it has various sized holes for many purposes. Made of steel.

#CT54 - $15

Clock Repair Tools Long Screwdrivers

It is hard to find the perfect screwdrivers for clock repair. They have to be just right, long enough to get to tricky places in the clock case to remove the movement. This set off 6 screwdrivers will save much trouble in removing movements.

#CT37 - $8

Clock Mainspring Tools

Clock Repair Tools Mainspring Release Tool

Handle with 3 chucks covers about every key size. Put the chuck into the handle and then release the mainspring in a slow controlled manner.

#CT25 - $44

Clock Repair Tools Mainspring Let Downs

Used to release the power in a wound up mainspring. Key goes into the chuck and the chuck goes into the handle so you can let down the power of the spring. Basically the same thing as CT21 but with a better design.

#CT26 - $29

Clock Repair Tools Mainspring Clamps

Set of 4 mainspring Clock Tools clamps keep a mainspring in the wound position to keep them under control. Best to get two of these sets for paired sized mainsprings.

#CT2 - $9

Clock Repair Tools Loop End Mainspring Winder

Winder for loop end mainsprings, to be used with the mainspring clamps. This is to take a unwound loop end mainspring and wind it up to get a clamp on. When the C clamp is on, it is much easier to manage in the clock movement assembly process.

#CT1 - $10

Clock Repair Tools Webster Mainspring Winder

Webster style mainspring winder allows you to safely remove and install loop or hole end mainsprings. Includes 2 hooks, 9 mainspring sleeves 1" to 2-1/4" and instructions. NOTE: This unit is equipped with the new arbor support

#CT40 - $250

Cleaning and Oiling

Clock Repair Tools Oiler with Oil

Fountain oiler filled with general clock oil. Convenient applicator to get into tough areas. This is the oil you need to lubricate your clock.

#CT3 - $6

Clock Repair Tools Clock Cleaning Brush

Beautiful brass bristle brush which brings bright beauty to big bulky brass plates. This is to be used on stubborn spots of grime, to be used with cleaning solution.

#CT35 - $3

Clock Repair Tools Clock Cleaning Solution

One pint of concentrated ammoniated clock cleaning solution that can be used to clean movements by hand, or to use with a ultrasonic cleaning machine. Just mix 1 part of this solution to 6 parts of water to clean old clock oil from the movement. Best to get the Ebook also for instructions on how to do this.

#CT34 - $12

Clock Repair Tools Clock Bubble Level

Bubble level for help to put a clock into beat or just level it for an even tick tock.

#CT33 - $1.

Less Frequent Tools

Clock Repair Tools Scratch Awl Tool

This is to scratch a repair mark on a movement, also a pin pusher

#CT28 - $8

Clock Repair Tools Hand Bushing Adjustment Tool

This 8" long tool is to enable the user to turn and adjust the minute hand bushing on German clock hands.

#CT27 - $13

Clock Repair Tools Nylon / Brass Hammer

Nylon head on one end and brass on the other. Good for doing light tapping on something you do not want to get damaged. Comes with a metal handle.

#CT20 - $9

Watch Repair Tool Screwdrivers 6pc Screwdrivers

Set of six precision screwdrivers set in a wooden Box.

#CT14 - $12

Clock Repair Tools Orange Wood

Good for cleaning pivot holes, can be sharpened to a fine point to get in the Smallest holes. Comes as a bundle.

#CT23 - $4

Clock Repair Tools Pliers Mix Set of 4

Flat nose, Round nose, Pointed and cutting set of pliers.

#CT36 - $15