For the metalworker wishing to learn the basics of clock design and construction the book is a godsend!
Each aspect of the movement and dial of a clock is considered, and the instructions needed actually to carry out the work are clearly given in the text and line drawings. Wether the reader needs to know how to make a deadbeat escapement or how to set about painting or engraving a clock dial, the methods and design considerations are provided in a very practical, down to earth manner. Thus, Clock Design and Construction is written to assist both the beginner and the experienced clockmaker, in language understandable to both.
Edition : 2002