Clockmaking Links ....

Raynerd

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Hello, over the last few years I have been collecting a number of clockmaking links and resources. I have posted them on one of the model engineering forums I often visit but wonder if thay may be of interest here:


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Hope this is OK, but I`ve so many clockmaking links now that I`m getting them mixed up! This will allow me to share them with you and also organise them:

ClockBuilding Blogs / Project Logs
OnlineClockBuilding - Crown Wheel Skeleton: http://onlineclockbuilding.com/OCB1/crown_wheel.html
OnlineClockBuilding - A torsion balance chronometer clock - http://onlineclockbuilding.com/OCB2/index.html
Craigs Longcase Clock Making - http://www.finestgrandfatherclocks.com/
Issacs Beginners Clock Build - http://www.deansphotographica.com/machining/projects/clockmaking/clockmaking.html
Thomas Shallard Part built clock diary: http://web.mac.com/bshallard/iWeb/Site/Making%20a%20Clock.html
Jere Adventures in Watch Making - http://watchmaking.weebly.com/
Donaldson Workshop Builds Mr. Smiths Skeleton Wall Clock - http://www.donaldsonworkshop.com/projdetail.php?project=clock
David Morrows CNC Clock building diary- http://www.ldrider.ca/cnc/garysclock/garysclock.htm
GadgetBuilder builds Woodwards Gearless Clock - http://www.gadgetbuilder.com/GearlessClock/Gearless_Clock.html
GadgetBuilder builds a Regulator Clock - http://www.gadgetbuilder.com/Clock/Clock.html

Message Boards
NAWCC - https://mb.nawcc.org/
http://www.clockmakersnewsletter.com/
http://www.watchandclockforum.com/
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Clockmaking/
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/mlhorology/

Horology Organisations
http://www.bhi.co.uk/
http://nawcc.org/


Clockmakers Tools
Tools as used by Thomas Shallard - http://web.mac.com/bshallard/iWeb/Site/Tools%20of%20the%20Trade.html
Depthing Tool - http://home.teleport.com/~gregsa/clocks/depthing/index.htm
Gadget Builders Depthing Tool - http://www.gadgetbuilder.com/Gear_Depther.html
Bergeon Depthing tool - http://www.orologeria.com/english/workshop/workshop3.htm
David Creed's Jacots Tool - http://www.davewestclocks.co.uk/making_a_jacot_tool.htm
David Creed's Wheel holding - http://www.davewestclocks.co.uk/Wheel%20holding%20device.htm
David Creed's Pallet Gringing Jig - http://www.davewestclocks.co.uk/pallet_grinding_jig.htm


Wheel Cutting
Making a Mutitooth cutter **** - http://www.deansphotographica.com/machining/projects/multipoint/multipoint.html
John Shadles regarded single point cutter - http://onlineclockbuilding.com/DOWNLOADS/flycut.rtf
Wheel Cutting Data - http://www.clock-works.clara.net/cata/wpcc1.html
Plans for a clock wheel cutter - http://www.projectsinmetal.com/free-metalworking-project-plans-a-burgeon-style-gear-cutter-for-clockmaking/
Wheel and Pinion Cutting http://www.csparks.com/watchmaking/WheelCutting.html
CNC Wheel Cutter - http://www.jeffree.co.uk/Pages/cnc-wheel-cutting-engine.htm
Making Replacement Wheel - http://www.historictimekeepers.com/Wheelsteps.htm
Making an Escape Wheel & Turning in a Box- http://lesgrenz.homestead.com/horology.html
John Shadle - Cutting and Escape Wheel - http://onlineclockbuilding.com/ESCAPEWHEELS/fly.html

Clock Repair
Les Grenz Horology Tips - http://lesgrenz.homestead.com/horology.html

Commerical Links
Ian Cobb - Clockmakingbrass UK supplier of clockmaking books and materials - EXCELLENT and helpful bloke -http://www.clockmaking-brass.co.uk/
PP Thornton wheel cutters (the bee's knees of clock wheel cutters!) - http://www.ppthornton.com/
Meadows & Passmore's - Clock repair tools and supplies - http://www.m-p.co.uk/
UK Supplier of Donegan OptiVisor - http://www.ceramicsrestored.co.uk/
A.G. Thomas Jewlery and Horology Supplies - http://www.agtshop.co.uk/
Cousins UK - tools and supplies - http://www.cousinsuk.com/

Video Links
So that the video does not display as a small clip and take up space, I have placed a space at the end of the URL. Copy and paste to play.

Cutting Escape Wheel - http://www .youtube.com/watch?v=5QQG21vwumk
Gear Cutting using CNC sherline indexer - http://www .youtube.com/user/TTompion#p/u/12/A1O2XBmITI8
10 Minutes with a Unimat - http://www .youtube.com/watch?v=LZe3E3rpRTk&feature=related
Clockmaker watchmaker jewelers lathe course promo - http://www .youtube.com/watch?v=F6EqsFLZNhA
Watchmaking - turning between centres: http://www .youtube.com/watch?v=M6svZzTBIeM&feature=related

escapement and motion works
Daisy Motion Works: http://www. youtube.com/watch?v=fdb7_VCaiOE
Daisy Motion animation: http:// youtu.be/RVWd-QedUTY
Grasshopper Escapement: http://www. youtube.com/watch?v=rluQpoV8638
Verge and Foliot Escapment: http://www. youtube.com/watch?v=7HgAtCn3VUU

Although I posted this above, my fav has to be Jere Adventures in Watch Making - http://watchmaking.weebly.com/ Jere is just a god !!!
 
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David Robertson

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The three articles which you attribute to Dave West were actually written by Dave Creed. They were posted on Dave West's site.

You can see Dave Creed's name internal to the articles themselves.
 

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