About Me


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

I am from Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada. I am a former college Criminal Justice educator, now retired.

My work area in 2019

I am a self-taught clockmaker and have been collecting and repairing clocks for the past 9 years. My blog focuses on collecting and repairing antique and vintage mechanical clocks by profiling clocks in my collection and on occasion I profile clocks from reader’s collections. Other hobbies include photography, furniture refinishing and light carpentry.

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. We turn 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 2014. You can connect with me on the NAWCC discussion board as well as several Facebook clock sites.

Except where otherwise credited or permission granted, 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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