A Junghans mantle clock, manufactured B09, has fabric covered hammer heads. This is the first time I've seen this and I wonder what to use to recover them. Here's a picture of one that has been disassembled along with the others not yet started. Suggestions?
The Ansonia open-escapement clocks have a count-wheel setup totally unlike the typical American count-wheel clock, which uses two separate lever assemblies: the Activating assembly that starts things going, and the Regulating assembly which manages the process.
Instead of a set of Activating...
In many older clocks, the minute hand doesn't attach to the center shaft, but to a "minute pipe" or "minute cannon" that fits over the center shaft. The cannon pinion is the pinion or gear on the minute cannon.
When the minute hand attaches directly to the center shaft, the cannon pinion is...
I wrote this article on 3D printing and was going to have it printed in the bulletin, but decided to have it put on the message board. If you have any questions about the article, let me know.