Halloween is a contraction of All Hallows Eve. It is a celebration which is observed in a number of countries and begins the 3 day observance of Allhallotide, a time to remember the dead and the faithfully departed. Halloween includes trick or treating, going home to home in a guise or costume dressed up as … More Happy Halloween
So you want to fix a clock – a beginner’s toolkit. This article will describe some of the tools required to tackle the repair and/or cleaning of mechanical clocks. Disclaimer. While not a trained horologist I have some advanced skills-sets but I am still learning as I go Based on 5+ years of clock repair … More So you want to fix a mechanical clock – Part I – a beginner’s toolkit
This is perhaps the dirtiest movement I have ever worked on This is perhaps the dirtiest movement I have ever worked on. The case, tablet and dial face are in beautiful condition and nicely preserved requiring little or no work at all to restore to its former glory but the movement is another story. A … More E. N. Welch Whittier model parlor clock Part III – more issues than anticipated
I have never paid more that 30CDN for one but I see these clocks selling on EBay and other online for-sale sites at twice and three times what I typically pay This a is Part II of a two part series on repairing a 400 day clock. Part I can be found here. I have … More Kundo 400 day clock and why I love anniversary clocks – Part II
400 Dayz, Heirloom Aniversry Clocks Yoo may chooz clock 3 for ohnly 135$ or 2 for ohnly $185 or 3 for ohnly 235$ or all for jist 350$. Theze 400-day Clocs are in ecselent condishn and reecwire NOH electrisitee and thus NOH batreez, , jist wiinding wunts each year, for constant, dependable time-keeping, noh mater … More Crazy Clock Ads – anniversary clocks – you decide, sadly illiterate or cleverly deliberate
Are you looking for an accurate clock? Well, do not ever buy a 400 day clock This is a two part series. The first part describes my most recent purchase, a 400 day Kundo anniversary clock. Part II involves the installation of the suspension spring, cleaning and testing/adjusting. Are you looking for an accurate clock? … More Kundo 400 day clock and why I love anniversary clocks – Part I
We have a couple of antique stores in our small town. Calling them antique stores is a bit of a stretch because there is usually more junk inside than actual antiques. We were shopping in the area of one of those “antique” stores and my wife turned to me and said, “Let’s go in”. I … More Canada Clock Co. – a cottage clock from the early 1880s
Tick-Talk Tuesday is about the letters and comments I have received from you, the reader, concerning your clock, issues you might have had and challenges you face and my responses to your questions with advice on your particular clock concern and of course, my general comments. For those comments and questions that stump even me, … More Tick Talk Tuesday #12 – Arthur Pequegnat Nelson hall clock
Is clock collecting (and repair) part of the counter-technology revolution? Many years ago, social scientists predicted with the onset of modern technology it would sap us of our knowledge. Our brains would simply melt away. Concentration and initiative would be sucked out of us. Why would you need to know anything if it is readily … More Is clock collecting part of the counter-technology revolution?
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