Restoring Grandfather Clocks

Restoring Grandfather Clocks

by Eric Smith, Brian Smith




The grandfather clock first appeared in the late seventeenth century. Virtually none of these clocks is beyond repair, and often the work required is within the scope of inexperienced owners. This is the first full-length book to cover repair and restoration of these attractive and often valuable antiques, including their casework. The first part outlines how to clean and service the clock "works," and also how to refurbish the dial, while in the second part restoration or casework, both structural repairs and finishing, is considered. Armed with this book and appropriate tools, the owner of a dilapidated grandfather clock will be encouraged and given the know-how to restore it to life as a useful and attractive clock and a prized possession.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780719802706
Publisher: Hale, Robert Limited
Publication date: 10/01/1995
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.70(d)

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