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  1. Joseph Bautsch replied to the thread Finally pulled the trigger on a little lathe/mill!.

    Brian, the green silicon carbide stone do a better job cutting steel weather its soft or hard. The stones last and hold their shape a...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 11:36 AM
  2. Joseph Bautsch replied to the thread Clocks in the Museum.

    Thinking this out a bit further. We are looking at the clock as an antique, but in this display it would be "new". If a plain flat top...

    Jul 17, 2019 at 10:02 PM
  3. Joseph Bautsch replied to the thread Slate clock detail gilding help.

    bazas, Paul, really good job on those clocks.

    Jul 17, 2019 at 3:42 PM
  4. Joseph Bautsch replied to the thread Clocks in the Museum.

    Finding a photo or previous ownership of the clock would probably not help with its original look. The manufacturer of these clocks...

    Jul 17, 2019 at 9:41 AM
  5. Joseph Bautsch replied to the thread Clocks in the Museum.

    On the one I got I had the option, eagle or the horse. I have several clocks with eagles so the horse won out.

    Jul 16, 2019 at 7:42 PM
  6. Joseph Bautsch replied to the thread Clocks in the Museum.

    If you can't find anyhing at the Clock Fair you might try "oldandnewtimes" on eBay. He is in the UK and has several of different styles...

    Jul 16, 2019 at 5:33 PM
  7. Joseph Bautsch replied to the thread Slate clock detail gilding help.

    That looks really good. I don't think any one will be able to improve on it.

    Jul 16, 2019 at 5:36 AM
  8. Joseph Bautsch replied to the thread Spring Question.

    It could be a spring that has gone through a lot of its life span. But usually it's a combination of other factors that may not be...

    Jul 16, 2019 at 5:23 AM
  9. Joseph Bautsch replied to the thread A Dubious Realization.

    Do you think wearing a mask would help?:D

    Jul 15, 2019 at 9:10 PM
  10. Joseph Bautsch replied to the thread Slate clock detail gilding help.

    Yes, that looks really good. Neat job.

    Jul 15, 2019 at 11:05 AM
  11. Joseph Bautsch replied to the thread Finally pulled the trigger on a little lathe/mill!.

    The stone you are using looks to be a aluminum oxide. To grind hardened steel you probably would get better results if you used a...

    Jul 15, 2019 at 12:30 AM
  12. Joseph Bautsch replied to the thread Slate clock detail gilding help.

    You may get better results using gold paint.

    Jul 14, 2019 at 12:46 PM
  13. Joseph Bautsch replied to the thread Slate clock detail gilding help.

    I assume this is guilding not gold paint. If that is the case it looks like some areas took better than others. Apply a second layer to...

    Jul 12, 2019