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  1. Smudgy

    Best woods for wood gear clock making

    Black Locust would not be a good wood for the use. It has a tendency to split and check unless sealed (not from nailing but just from environment). It was mainly used for fence posts since it withstands rot. It is a hard and beautiful wood, honey colored with tyloses (sp?). It's difficult to...
  2. Smudgy

    Whats the proper verge

    Although I wouldn't recommend it for a movement of the age and condition of the one you have, you can purchase the wheel and verge as a set. You would need to replace the wheel, and that may require making a bushing for the wheel depending on the hole size and arbor dimensions. Replacing the...

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