Fascinated with clocks and time keeping? Learn what makes them tick.
The clock repair class is intended for anyone interested in developing the skills needed for the repair and restoration of time and strike timepieces. Learn how to identify and evaluate the condition of clocks while gaining hands-on experience in actual repair work. Get old clocks cleaned, oiled and running with individual instruction.
Acquire the skills to restore that family heirloom or maintain your growing clock collection.
Bring your spring or weight driven clock and a group of friendly clock enthusiasts will teach you the fundamental skills to make it run. Three train - chiming clocks not supported by this class
Classes are in a workshop hands-on environment perfect for the novice hobbyist or the budding collector.
You will lean
Removing from its case
Safety and letting down the mainspring
Dismantling the movement if needed
Cleaning the parts
Making standard repairs and correcting wear.
Putting back in its case
Enrolled students will have access to:
Small Pivoting Lathe
Cleaning solution [for purchase]
Introduction to using the Jewelers lathe by prior arrangement.