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  1. DeanT liked rmarkowitz1_cee4a1's post in the thread The 7 Liberal Arts.

    Very interesting. And as time would progress, the popularity of religious subjects on clocks would be supplanted by motifs from Ancient...

    Apr 23, 2019 at 6:55 AM
  2. DeanT liked novicetimekeeper's post in the thread The 7 Liberal Arts.

    I don't know about the reformation. Lantern clocks in the 17th century exhibited the effects of the Civil War with the coming and going...

    Apr 23, 2019 at 6:55 AM
  3. DeanT liked D.th.munroe's post in the thread The 7 Liberal Arts.

    This is a bit obscure as well, in a book or essay called, "The Clock and the Mirror: Giralamo Cardano and renaissance medicine". By...

    Apr 23, 2019 at 6:55 AM
  4. DeanT attached a file to the thread The 7 Liberal Arts.

    I reckon this soldier might also be St Christopher although its hard to tell as he doesn't have the obvious dog head. Its late 16thC and...

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  5. DeanT attached a file to the thread The 7 Liberal Arts.

    That's the lantern clock fret Nick is referring, I particularly like the devil on the dial. Its so bad it looks great....LOL....James...

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  6. DeanT liked Ralph's post in the thread The 7 Liberal Arts.

    Dean, My library is in chaos, but here a few books that I found while trying to find Patrizzi's catalog on pre-pendulum renaissance...

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  7. DeanT replied to the thread Fusee cutting engine.

    So there's a reason for my incompetence? LOL

    Apr 23, 2019 at 6:35 AM
  8. DeanT replied to the thread Thomas Wright bracket clock.

    Most of the ones I have seen personally only have 1 post for the rack of bells. Another thing you have highlighted that I had never...

    Apr 23, 2019 at 6:26 AM
  9. DeanT replied to the thread Fusee cutting engine.

    Thanks Martin. I will take your advice the next time i try it. I feel like the steel heats up and case hardens making it difficult to...

    Apr 23, 2019 at 3:20 AM
  10. DeanT replied to the thread The 7 Liberal Arts.

    The reformation with its associated wars and dislocation had a significant impact on the global clockmaking industry. Firstly, Augsburg...

    Apr 23, 2019 at 1:55 AM
  11. DeanT attached a file to the thread Fusee cutting engine.

    Thought i’d start making the barrel before the fusee as I thought that would be easier. Here’s the first attempt made in mild steel....

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  12. DeanT liked D.th.munroe's post in the thread The 7 Liberal Arts.

    I know not exactly on topic, but I saw this while looking in german books was trying to find the Basserman-Jordan one. I also found...

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  13. DeanT attached a file to the thread The 7 Liberal Arts.

    Not only did the makers engrave religious artifacts on the cases of these movements but often the statues had religious meaning. The...

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  14. DeanT attached a file to the thread The 7 Liberal Arts.

    Zedric, you assume I have some idea what I am talking about.....I'm trying to collate information from a variety of sources to see how...

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  15. DeanT replied to the thread The 7 Liberal Arts.

    Thanks Ralph. I think that is a long way to travel for both of us. I guess I can buy the book! Its a shame as it would be fun to see...

    Apr 20, 2019 at 10:50 PM