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Last Chime Hammer Stuck UP Correction means the last note of the Westminster chime song won’t come down until the start of the next chime. Please perform this fix right after the clock chimes. The last hammer will be stuck in the up position when it should have gone down. The chime side is on the right when facing the… View Product

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The following are the installation instructions for the chime block on a side strike Westminster German clock movement. Of course, this style clock kit can take two styles of chime blocks. One is a side strike style and the other is a bottom / side strike style. Simply mount the chime block to the clock case with wood screws. Alternately,… View Product

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Hermle 451 and 1151 Front-Plate-Post-Issue, is that on rare occasions, the 451/1151 high bridge units have a post on the front plate of the movement that you have to remove. This is evident when attempting to put the dial on the clock. The post may hit the components on the back of the dial causing the clock to act up… View Product

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The Westminster mechanical clock does not sound like Westminster when it plays? This would require these Mechanical Chime Sequence Resetting Instructions There is a cam with humps that graduate on the top right of the front plate of the movement. There are 4 lower portions with a small hump and the next one is bigger and so on. The smallest… View Product

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The following is the Grandfather Clock Chimes-Forever Correction for when the clock sometimes misses the stopping point. Ultimately, this is the cause for the continuous chiming. It is also the cause of chiming more than one quarter at a time. There is a cam with graduated humps on the top right of the front plate of the Movement. There are… View Product

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Grandfather Clock Moon Gear Installation is as follows. The moon phase function is only run by one gear. The gear is known as a Moon Gear. It sits behind the dial on the same tube as the hour hand. It is easy to remove by loosening the set screw so it will slide off. The moon gear gets put on… View Product

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This article will address the German Grandfather Clock Strike Quantity Correction issue. This is where the clock will not strike the correct number of hours. This includes if it is striking any hour for two hours in a row. Also if it is striking more than 12 hours at a time, or even striking forever. The correction does not require… View Product

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Have a clock that needs restoring? Get started now with these Steps in Clock Repair. Clockworks Clock Repair Service offers a variety of clock movement restoration services in the USA. This includes: Mechanical Clock Movement Restoration can include: Step one – Cleaning and OilingClean the clock movement with Clockworks high grade ultrasonic fluid in a three step process. Therefore, it… View Product

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On rare occasions 451/1151 high bridge units have the suspension post longer on the new movement than the old one. Although, both units may be High Bridge. This is what we mean by the 451/1151 High-Bridge Suspension-Post-Length Issue. This may cause issues with the pendulum interfering with the chime block. This is usually no issue at all and the clock… View Product

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Symptoms would be a clock that runs too fast. The clock pendulum does not have a wide swing to it. The clock has the right pendulum length but it is too fast for adjustment on the rating nut threads. The new style 1161-series does not have an adjustable anchor height adjustment on the movement. However it does still need to… View Product

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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.com Mechanical Clock Cleaning Service is the first step of a movement restoration. The movement needs to have the old oil removed in order to determine where bushings are needed. We shake the gear train up and down to test the movement for potential bushings. A mark is then placed where we find a bushing is needed. If the movement… View Product