Hi Dr.Jon ,
Just for the pleasure of talking! (...and do not forget the first part of my signature block, I have just a basic knowledge of your language and I could run into some unwanted interpretative quibbles )
I do not agree on both replies. In b8 tool the front surfaces are not enough...
If you watch the second picture you can see that the b8 tool has the disks which are converging and I guess that no material is allowed between them.
Riveting tooling? Can you please give some more details on how the instruments work.
I have just finished to build my last project: a replica of the Raingo orrery and I named it Raingo-Croce ( my family name) for my replica is quite different from the original.
Usualy in Ringo orreries ( some of them were built by other famous French clockmakers) a French movement...
As someone a clue on how are made the missing parts of this mouvement in the place shown by the 2 arrows?
The clock should be similar to this one :
but I haven't found any picture of the back of the mouvement.
Thank you a lot for your consideration.
All the best.
Thank you for your kind words
My apologies, but I do not understand. The use of a remontoire in a "clock" is not a "need" but an addition to try to get better performances, not working order.
Sorry but I must admit that for me it is not clear what you are speaking about.
In this clock the...
The aim of this project was just to show to some fellows of mine how to build a clock with items recycled by an old clock.
This was the starting point : a French movement in very bad condition
Dismantled the clock and having all the parts in my hand I realized that with two barrels...
Hi tok tokkie,
thank you very much for your interest in my posting.
The description made by Royer-Collard (F. B.) in his excellent book Skeleton clock is a lot better of the one I might write.
Complex clocks in the skeleton formula became so fantastic they must have surprised even the...
I'm looking for some information on the clock "Pendule de Compagnie" built by Hubert Sarton and which has a dial pivoted on an axle and turns to and fro by 180°.
I found some information ad pictures on excellent books by Royer-Collard's "Skeleton Clocks" and Derek Roberts...