Regulator Clock Construction by Peter Heimann / making book

Regulator Clock Construction by Peter Heimann / making book
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This book describes the construction of two different clock projects - an eight day regulator clock and a month going regulator clock - and features full-page fully-dimensionalised working drawings supported by detailed photographs. It also includes instructions and plans for constructing glazed wood cases for each project.

Key Features
Author(s) Peter K. Heimann
Publisher Special Interest Model Books
Date of Publication 20/12/2007
Language(s) English
Format Paperback
ISBN-10 1854862499
ISBN-13 9781854862495
Genre Hobbies, Pastimes & Indoor Games

Publication Data
Place of Publication Hemel Hempstead
Country of Publication United Kingdom
Imprint Special Interest Model Books
Content Note 110 black and white photos and scale drawings

Width 210 mm
Height 296 mm
Spine 9 mm
Pagination 144

Table Of Contents CONTENTS. SECTION 1: An Eight-Day Regulator Clock: Plates and Pillars; Wheels; Crossing Out the Wheels; Lantern Pinions; Collets and Depthing Tool; Planting the Wheel Train; Drilling the Plates; Barrels; Main Barrel Assembly; Bearing Housings and End-stones; Centre Arbor; Fitting the Ball Races and Assembly; Back Cock; End-stones; Arbors; Maintaining Detent; Chapter Ring, Materials and Pillars; Fitting the Arbors; Dead Beat Escapement - Vulliamy Pallets; Crutch and Beat-Adjuster; Completing the First Assembly of Movement; Movement Mounting Bracket and Suspension Bracket; Pendulum and its Components; Line Anchor Bracket and Weight Pulley; First Test Running; The Weights; Hands and Minute Clutch; Finishing the Dials; Conclusion. A Glazed Case for This Clock: Materials; General Description; Construction; Finishing. SECTION 2: A Month-Going Regulator Clock: Materials; Making the Plates; Pillars, Nuts and Washer; Machining Methods; The Wheels; Crossing Out; Combined Wheel Collets and Lantern Pinions; Depthing the Wheel Train; Drilling, Milling and Trepanning the Plates; Bearing Housings, End-stones and Eccentric Bushes; The Arbors; The Barrels; Pallet Frame and Pallet Nibs; Setting the Escapement Action; Crutch and Beat Adjuster; Motion Work; Mounting Bracket; Suspension and Pendulum Rod; Pendulum Bob; Weights and Pulleys; Polishing and Preparation for Testing; Lubrication and Initial Test; Engraving the Chapter Ring; Marking Out and Cutting Numerals; Filling and Silvering; The Hands; An Optional Seconds Indicator; Conclusion. A Glazed Case for This Clock: Materials; General Description; Construction; Finishing. SECTION 3: Appendix: Ball-races; Barrels; Beat Adjustment; Bluing; Carbon Fibre; Crossing Out; Dividing; Drills; Filling Engraving; Gear Teeth; Lacquer; Loctite; Lubrication; Mechanical Clock; Metals; Pendulum Rods; Pendulum Bob; Pinions; Platform; Time Keeping; Weights and Lines. List of Suppliers.
Author Biography After a practical technical career and several years in consultancy, Peter Heimann was able to indulge in his hobby of model engineering. Over many years his interest has shifted from traditional steam power towards clock repair, restoration, design and building. He is an Associate Member of the British Horological Institute and is actively involved with the repair and restoration requirements of the City of Bristol Museums.

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