Clock repair
Horological repair, restoration and machining


2009
Clock repair
A brief and simplified explanation of a clock repair

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Clock repair
Repair

Your movement goes through the first of two cleanings (ultrasonically or by hand when appropriate).

The movement is inspected as a whole, functions verified and faults corrected.

I disassemble the movement 100% and inspect under magnification with intense scrutiny for areas needing additional manual cleaning and final repairs.

The individual components are cleaned a second time and again under magnification inspected for cleanliness and integrity.

Then I meticulously reassemble the clock, testing functionality of assemblies and sub-assemblies. Lubrication is carried out along the way.

After final adjustments and initial timing checks, the dial and hands are assembled.