A how-to guide to diagnosing and correcting faults in clocks, antique and modern. Laurie Penman has written an indispensable guide for both the absolute beginner and the experienced clock enthusiast. The Clock Repairer’s Handbookprovides information on how to repair and maintain a clock’s delicate mechanics and teaches the basics of clock repairing through detailed, easy-to-follow instructions and more than three hundred instructive diagrams and illustrations. Advice and directions for cleaning clock movements, pivoting and mounting, fixing train faults and gears, the importance of lubrication and friction, and how to make sure the strike and chimes work on the hour, every hour. The Clock Repairer’s Handbook provides all the necessary information to troubleshoot any clock’s problems and to make sure your clock continues to run in perfect order for generations to come. 300 black-and-white illustrations.
Laurie Penman has been repairing clocks since 1972. He has authored The Clock Repairer’s Handbook, Clock Design and Construction, Practical Clock Escapements, and The Carriage Clock. He lives in Sunman, Indiana.
- The Clock Repairer's Handbook by Laurie Penman
- Soft cover
- 300 Black and white illustrations
- 176 pages