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  1. novicetimekeeper replied to the thread Using palladium leaf for "silvering" a dial.

    It doesn't require the removal of the wax though, which they thought it did, suggesting they don't know enough about the subject. They...

    Jan 23, 2019 at 9:50 AM
  2. novicetimekeeper replied to the thread James Stevens, London, twin fusee bracket..

    I was too tired yesterday to trust myself removing the movement from the case, but will do that soon. I have just peered through the...

    Jan 23, 2019 at 9:45 AM
  3. Tim Fitzgerald replied to the thread Ebay Pocket Watch chop shop.

    I understand they are trying to earn a living ,but it seems a darn shame the way he is doing it.

    Jan 23, 2019 at 9:42 AM
  4. novicetimekeeper liked P.Hageman's post in the thread Hans Steinmeissel, Prague.

    Dean, you did it again! You made me yealous :-) What a marvellous clock, imagine who owned it at first! Would it not be an interesting...

    Jan 23, 2019 at 9:34 AM
  5. DeweyC replied to the thread Ebay Pocket Watch chop shop.

    This has been done for over a century. People's circumstances change and they sell their gold watch for scrap. WWI and the importance of...

    Jan 23, 2019 at 9:33 AM
  6. David S replied to the thread Seth Thomas Gallery with a broken hinge.

    Without having it in my hands I can't tell from the pics how it was originally secured to the bezel. I don't see any sign of solder on...

    Jan 23, 2019 at 9:29 AM
  7. Jim DuBois replied to the thread Dividing and gear cutting equipment for clockmaking.

    I too have made more than a few mistakes using manual indexing, no matter how careful one works, phone calls, and other disruptions, as...

    Jan 23, 2019 at 9:22 AM
  8. David S attached a file to the thread Is the KWM bushing machine available.

    First I am not an expert on Sherline equipment and accessories. I was referring to a stand alone mill, not an attachment to the lathe....

    fixture for holding plates.jpg Jan 23, 2019 at 9:21 AM
  9. P.Hageman replied to the thread Hans Steinmeissel, Prague.

    Dean, you did it again! You made me yealous :-) What a marvellous clock, imagine who owned it at first! Would it not be an interesting...

    Jan 23, 2019 at 9:11 AM
  10. whatgoesaround replied to the thread Confirmation & information about : Kienzle 400 day clock.

    Obviously the key gives evidence and I am fairly certain the pendulum is Kienzle, but the backplate is the definite identifier. I...

    Jan 23, 2019 at 9:11 AM
  11. DeweyC replied to the thread Balancestaff steel.

    Newly bought steels are annealed. After making your blank it must be heat treated before turning. Hardened and tempered blue. You...

    Jan 23, 2019 at 9:09 AM
  12. whatgoesaround replied to the thread Hauck Louvre 17104.

    Good luck, Eric. The damage seems to be minimal and I think everything will work out fine.

    Jan 23, 2019 at 9:06 AM
  13. P.Hageman replied to the thread James Stevens, London, twin fusee bracket..

    Now that look greath! Can you offer us also some pictures of the movement?

    Jan 23, 2019 at 9:04 AM
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