American Wood Movement Clocks WS-504

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
    Create bushings
    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

Workshop Fee:
NAWCC Member

$360 Early Bird (before 08/14/2017)
$420 Regular

Non Member

$400 Early Bird (before 08/14/2017)
$460 Regular

Lab Fee: $25.00 (will be added to cart at checkout).

9/27/2017 - 9/28/2017
NAWCC School of Horology
514 Poplar Street
Columbia, PA 17512 United States
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