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American Wood Movement Clocks WS-504
This two day course covers general repairs to American Wooden Clock Movements. Wood clock movements present a unique set of repair and maintenance problems. Students will learn to identify different movements and materials, how to repair wheels and pinions, how to restore pivots and bushings, and appropriate cleaning methods. Wheel and pinion cutting will be discussed and demonstrated as time permits. Additionally, students will have the opportunity for hands-on study of a variety of other problems including a brief discussion of the recoil escapement.
Upon completing the course the student should be able to:
Create tools needed to repair wood movements
Repair and restore wood movements in a professional manner
Install bushings in an unobtrusive manner
Replace missing wheel teeth
Adjust the escapement for proper function
Identify the maker of most wood movements
Know when wheel and pinion replacement is necessary
Construct wood wheels and pinions
The student must bring an American shelf or tall clock movement in reasonably clean condition.
Instructor: Al Dodson
Please contact Education at
or (717) 684-8261 ext. 237 with any questions
$385 Early Bird (before 06/17/2018)
$425 Early Bird (before 06/17/2018)
Lab Fee: $25.00 (is included in the price of the workshop).
7/17/2018 - 7/18/2018
NAWCC School of Horology 514 Poplar Street Columbia, PA 17512 UNITED STATES
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