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    Clock Dial Description of Styles

    When creating clocks it is a good idea to know all the options for the dial before deciding what clock to build. The dial is both the most important thing and also the most tricky at times when building a clock. It is most important because that is what people look at all day long. The dial makes or breaks... View Product

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    Mechanical Clock Hand Nuts

    One of the most common parts a Mechanical clock needs is the hand nut. As previously stated, the older the clock the harder things are to find. The hand nuts Clockworks offer are for movements made after the 1930's. There were not many standards on what the hand nut size should be on the early clocks. However, prior to around... View Product

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    Clock Movement Parts Information

    All clocks need some sort of power to run them. This power can come from a battery, or electricity, or a clock weight. It might even be a wind-up mainspring. Clockworks.com provides clock movements with each of these power options. The following will have a wealth of clock movement parts information. To build a clock from scratch, all of the... View Product

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    Grandfather Clock Weights Stuck

    The Grandfather clock weights can get stuck in the high position if over wound. Some larger clocks have over wind protection to prevent this. The grandmother and grandfather chain drive units often do not have this feature. When winding the weights up make sure the top of the weight can be seen when done. Never go to the point where... View Product

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    Clockworks Clock Supply Origin

    Clockworks clock supply origin begins with Nepaug Clockworks in the mid 1940’s by Robert Tonkin. This was from a section called Nepaug in New Hartford, CT. Clock repair service from a barn near the house in Nepaug. Also working for a Jeweler that was across from the old Seth Thomas factory in Thomaston, CT. In 1991 his nephew (me) James... View Product

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    Replacing a Mason-Sullivan Clock Movement

    Replacing a Mason-Sullivan Clock Movement only requires the most basic tools. A pair of needle nose pliers and both styles of screw drivers is usually all that is required for the swap out. The new clock movement will be the same movement have now but brand new, so all fits the same as it did. Having a Mason and Sullivan... View Product

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    Clock kit before building the clock case

    It is important to order the clock kit before building the clock case. If the case is built before getting the mechanical clock kit it is possible the kit will not fit. This sounds crazy but it is more common than anyone may think. So before spending a lot of time and hard work on building a luxury case, take... View Product

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    Mechanical Clock Kit Styles Available

    Mechanical Clock Kit Styles Available include wall clocks, mantle (shelf) clocks, and floor clocks. Floor models includes the granddaughter, grandmother, and grandfather series. Mechanical Clock Kit Styles are in the list below. Mantle clock kits are always spring driven and wound with a clock key. Moreover, it can come in a variety of chime types. Triple chime, Westminster only, bell... View Product

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    New Jauch clock movement conversion requirements

    A new Jauch clock movement conversion is the best thing to do if it is possible. The new unit from Clockworks would be a fraction of the cost of a cleaning on the old. There is no way even the best repair job can be better than a new one. Although the conversion will provide a movement made by someone... View Product

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    German Mechanical clock hands Installation

    German Mechanical clock hands Installation is easy and fast. Germans used bushings in both the hour and minute hands. Where as the American units have the bushing in the hour hand only. This section describes the German style with bushings in both. The hour tube will have the round bushing installed, the minute hand will have a bushing that has... View Product

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    Hermle Mechanical Movement Availability

    Hermle Mechanical Clock Movement Availability is excellent. Clockworks.com stocks all Hermle Clock Movements, with very few exceptions. Some special CM lengths may be a special order. If it's not on the charts Clockworks.com may still have it, just contact us. Please call or email a picture to Clockworks.com so we can help. If a CM option is not in the... View Product

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