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Images from meetings and events
  • Borne Carriage clock
  • President Doug, led instructors, Roger, and Carl  in our Autumn workshop on making Clock and Watch parts on the lathe.
  • English Latern Clock by John Gibson
  • Crystal Dome Bulle electromagnetic
  • Cariatides Carriage Clock
  • Shaun joined us from Canberra. He was making a  balance staff using his fathers’ hand operated lathe.  A museum piece and a tribute to the quality of its workmanship. He was pretty good himself!
  • Ehrhard Liechti c1572 Domestic mechanical clocks first appeared in the 16th century generally of German or Swiss origin. These tendered to be not particularly reliable or accurate
  • Eureka Electric Clock
  • CLOISONNE ENAMEL Enamel fired into separate compartments divided by thin metal walls
  • Caesar- the first time that he had used a lathe. Being naturally left handed, and not wishing unscrew the lathe from its base to turn it around, he quickly became ambidextrous
  • Thomas Tompion - London Quarter striking table clock  c1689
  • French Style Bulle
  • Mario and Geoff get down to work, practising how to use the graver.
  • Nicholas Vallin -  London  - 30 hour chamber clock with carrilon c1598
  • Three Quarter second synchronome
  • Roger travelled from Canberra to share his knowledge, in this case with Colin.With 50 year’s experience, no wonder hewas an artist with the graver.Thanks Roger !
  • William Bowyer – London. c1640 - Brass 30 hour lantern clock with alarm.
  • Paul Garnier Master Clock
  • Measuring a watch balance staff was no easy feat. You can feel the level of concentration Peter is giving the task.
  • Edward East – London. c1640  Brass table clock
  • Smiths Sectric
  • Some distinctive decorative styles do not seem to fall naturally into any basic shape
  • Roger demonstrated how to replace a pivot. Finding the centre of a pivot with a graver – not for the fainthearted!
  • Charles Gretton – London. c1685. Marquetry 8 day Longcase clock
  • Tiffany Neverwind
  • John Harrison, London. c1749 Marine timekeeper ‘H3’
  • Marine Synchronome
  • Oval Carriage Clock
  • Anniversary Celebrations
  •  New Website Launch
  • Carriage Clcoks Display
  • CHAMPLEVE Often confused with Cloisonne.  Brass cast into designed hollows which are then filled with various coloured enamels. After being fired, the surface is ground and polished, leaving the brass outlines surrounded by enamel
  • Oblong Carriage Clocks
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