About Me

I live in Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada. I am a former college Criminal Justice educator.

My work area in 2019

I am a self-taught clockmaker and have been collecting and repairing clocks for the past 8 years. My blog primarily focuses on collecting and repairing antique and vintage mechanical clocks by profiling clocks in my collection. On occasion I profile clocks from reader’s collections. Other hobbies include photography, furniture refinishing and light carpentry.

Horology is the science and art of time. Those who study horology are horologists. Horologists focus on clocks, watches, or both. My focus is on mechanical clocks of every style.

I am constantly on the lookout for clocks to add to my growing and diverse collection. My wife and I combine our clock hunting forays with sightseeing and photography which quite often translates into overnight stays, turning our little trips into adventures where we meet fascinating people and listen to their unique stories.

I have been a member of NAWCC (National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors) since 2012. You can also connect with me on several Facebook clock pages.

*Except where otherwise credited, all photos are mine and are reduced in size to protect my copyright.

*I can be reached at  ronjoiner@gmail.com

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