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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 graduated humps 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 then so on. The smallest… View Product

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When the clock misses the stopping point sometimes and chimes more than one quarter at a time, or just chimes forever, this is the correction. There is a cam with graduated humps 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 then… 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 called a Moon Gear and sits behind the dial, on the same tube as the hour hand. It is easy to remove by loosening the one set screw and it will slide off. It gets put on the new… View Product

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This article is to solve the issue of the German clock not striking out the correct number of hours. This includes if it is striking any hour for two hours in a row, or even if it is striking more than 12 hours at a time, or even striking forever. The correction does not require the removal of the clock… View Product

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Have a clock that needs restoring? Get started now. Clockworks Clock Repair Service offers a variety of clock movement restoration services in the USA, including 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 is ready for a clear inspection. Step… 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 may cause issues with the pendulum interfering with the chime block. This is usually no issue at all and the clock will function like it ever did. Just bend the hammers on… 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

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When a mainspring breaks within a clock movement, it could cause damage. The damage could be within the movement itself or to the clock case. It is uncommon but sometimes even the sides of the wood case get damaged when a mainspring breaks. As for the movement itself, we need to check the gear teeth and the gear arbors. The… View Product

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There is alot going on in a tight area with cuckoo clocks. Above all, it takes some patience to get these right. The thing with cuckoo clocks is the more stuff going on, the harder it is to swap the cuckoo clock movement. Things like dancers, wood chopper, bell ringers, water wheels and the sort can complicate things. Take off… View Product

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Loop end mainsprings are measured by width, thickness, and length. These are not always easy measurements to get, and the mainspring would need to be removed from the clock. It can be a frustrating puzzle to do, and a dangerous one also. But if learning clock repair or have time on the hands so to speak, here are some guidelines…. View Product