Clock Classes (DVDs)

230-DL: The Suspension Spring

A thin piece of steel is usually all that supports the pendulum as it swings back and forth. This delicate unit is called the suspension spring and is easily damaged. Learn how to determine a proper replacement, how to manufacture a suspension unit when one isn’t available, and how to identify when a suspension unit is faulty. American feathers (suspension units) will be a primary focus.
INTERMEDIATE   1 hr. 5 min.   $30

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301-DL: The Seth Thomas 124

Often considered one of the most difficult movements to work on, this Westminster chime mantel movement responds very well to restoration when one knows what to watch out for. Included in this lesson are tips on the pitfalls which can catch the unaware, servicing techniques, and reassembly procedures.
ADVANCED   1 hr. 5 min.   $30

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220-DL: Bushings

When a movement is found to have a worn bearing hole, it is necessary to install a bushing and remove the wear. This class will discuss the tools and techniques necessary for this procedure as well as methods to save time and money. Bushing tools, hand reamers, bushing sizes, and broaches will be discussed.
INTERMEDIATE   1 hr. 10 min.   $30

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