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Hermle mechanical clock movements are among the finest movements made in the modern times. The German made Hermle mechanical clock movements units typically work night and day for 30 years without much complaint. To get an overhaul, like you normally would with any clock, is found to be a much higher cost. This is for good reason as it can… View Product

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The following are accessories that fit the quartz clock movements that Clockworks offers. There are many different types of quartz movements on the market, hence we specifically state these items are for the movements that we sell. Of course Clockworks encourages organizations to offer clock building as a fun project. Therefore, each product is available with bulk pricing for schools… View Product

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The following are the QU30 Chiming Seiko Instructions. Please Note: The movement will not chime the quarter hours while the time is being set. Only the hourly chimes will operate during the setup process. The quarters will start when the clock is set and about 90 minutes after being left alone to chime on its own.

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Mechanical clocks with a ratchet wheel use clicks. This can mean a spring driven clock or a weight driven clock. Clicks keep it wound in only one direction. Both have a ratcheting function as in a wheel being able to turn one way only. It spins one way and makes a clicking sound when this is done. That clicking sound… View Product

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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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By and large, replacing a lost pendulum part from its assembly is a process. It is more complicated than just matching up the broken pendulum part. Certainly, narrowing it down requires a different method than just observation. The following text will guide you through that process. First, identify the movement manufacturer. This is the beginning step to identify a lost… View Product

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Altogether, this is a description of the clock pendulum parts and components. Please use this as a glossary of the parts to a clock pendulum assembly. Knowing the correct terms for the various pendulum parts is helpful when locating replacements. We are pretty adept at deciphering descriptions of parts however knowing the name is always something we welcome. First, a… View Product

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The unstained wooden stick pendulum does not come assembled. This is the case so it can be stained, if so choose, and then put together. It can be left unstained, stained to match the clock case, or painted black. This is the most versatile style of all the pendulum. The parts that make up the complete pendulum are the top… View Product

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The lift wires travel from the movement up to the flaps of the old bellow tops. Furthermore, these wires are taken off in order to remove the cuckoo bellows. Usually this is done by opening the loop on the lower end of the lift wire. This is where it connects to the movement’s lift arm. Use a small flat head… View Product

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Grandfather Clock Moon Dials – Grandfather and grandmother clock phase of the moon dials spin one month per revolution. – Clockworks

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The following is a description of drilling a clock dial. Clock dials often only have the center hole for the clock hand post to come through. If using a spring driven mechanical clock movement, you need to drill holes in the dial. This is so the clock key will have access through the dial to wind the clock. This hole… View Product

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Friction fit clock inserts fit into an existing hole. In other words, drill a hole into any object and just push the clock insert into it. The insert alone will be too loose of a fit so there is a rubber ring on the back side to fill the gap. Sometimes the rings will break or get lost and a… View Product