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By Stan Bray

An creation to the realm of horology for the full newbie. It explains the terminology of the clockmaker and offers normal info of clock development together with structure of wheels and escapements, all of that are defined and illustrated. The making of wheels, pinions, escapements, plates, pendulums, weights, circumstances, fingers and faces is mentioned. the required instruments and kit are defined, with info of ways to make specialized goods and selection of most fitted fabrics for his or her building.

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