Workshop Practice Series: No. 33 Making Clocks


Workshop Practice Series: This is a good series of books covering most aspects of engineering practice, written by well known names in the model engineering world.   Stan Bray introduces the fascinating world of horology to the complete beginner.  This book explains the terminology of the clockmaker and provides general details of clock construction including layout of wheels and escapements, a number of the latter being described.   Making of wheels, pinions, escapements, plates, pendulums, weights, cases, hands and faces is describer.  The necessary tools and equipment are described with details of how to make specialized items and choice of most suitable materials for their construction.  Paperback.