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Cool story, read about it here:
Jerry Kieffer speaks highly of this company.
To accomplish this I made a tool out of a 4" long piece of mainspring from a broken kitchen clock. On one end of the spring I cut and filed a...
Very interesting. I too have heard the tales of soft, inferior steel beneath the plating on these pivots.
Did you measure any pivot diameters...
Have you used one of these:
3.1″ 4-Jaw Chuck with Pie Jaws – Sherline Products
If so what do you think about its usefulness?
Nice, I like your blade storage caddy.
My saw is identical to yours with the black handle, and it has served me well thus far.
What makes the...
Clever application of a short length of 80/20 (aluminum extrusion). :coolsign:
I am very interested in the details of your procedure for turning the .018" dia. x .800" long shaft.
I'm having a lot of trouble with...
Clear and concise explanation, RC!
And your timing :) couldn't be better. I've been struggling with a Lenzkirch spring wound T & S with a similar...
If your cuckoo clock overhaul was successful, you should have no problems with the movement in your photo. You'll probably find it easier.
Outstanding job, thanks for the photos!
Jerry K. described his procedure in a similar, recent post. Recently I encountered a time & strike clock with excessive wear on both spring...
You might consider the adjustable tailstock chuck adapter:
Unfortunately I have yet to see any Horological or other publication that deals with Micro machining or the use of micro tooling. Metal finishes...
Photos of your movement would be helpful.
Very nice job!
So you padded on shellac?
How did you restore the badly damaged and splintered trim on the case top?
For cleaning old, dirty finishes I've had excellent results with "Kotton Klenser"
The "Shake Well" label would make me very leery about this stuff.
Any progress on your stand?
I use Deox-007 in my ultrasonic, diluted per the manufacturer's instructions.
It works very well and remains effective after cleaning multiple...