Design work and pattern making, casting and machine missing gearing, verges,
pallets (steel and agate), shafting, pinions, suspension units, bushings,
screws, and cast iron legs and frames. Carve cherry pendulums and machine
brass hardware, cast and machine pendulum bobs. Replicate complete, the
zinc compensated pendulum. Cast and machine bevel gears. Design, machine
and install Westminster chime system. Design, machine and install the
rack and snail strike system. Replicate, machine and install the complete
Denison double three legged gravity escapement. Replicate the original
decorative pinstriping and floral design.
Recondition wood dials. Template, from original, and construct new numerical
plates and minute marks. Apply 23k gold leaf. Repair, clean, prime and
paint cast iron dial. Prepare pattern, cast, polish, assemble and install
brass and bronze dials. Template, cut and install 1/4" double
glass or milk glass.
Construct, as original in design, wood hands. Cast, machine and install
hand hubs. Machine new or recondition original counterweights an balance
hands. Design and construct brass hands and carbon fiber composite hands.
Design and machine missing dial gear assemblies for stone buildings, glass
dials and wooden dials. Cast and machine universal joints and expansion
units. Custom design and machine universal joints and expansion units.
Construct new or recondition original dial shafts and machine shaft plugs.
Make pattern and cast weights, as original in design. Construct and install
steel and stainless steel weight tracks and brass weight shells. Install
new stainless steel weight cable.
Have cast and install new bell. Recondition or design and machine bell
hammers, bell cranks and linkage.
Recondition or design and machine bell hammers, bell cranks and linkage.
Design and machine hammers for tubular bells. Design and build mechanical
chime systems for mechanical or electric activation.
|Chime System Restoration
Hampton University (bell strikers)
Bar Harbor, Maine (O.B. McClintock)
Ellsworth, Maine (O.B. McClintock)
|Chime System Manufacture
International Tennis Hall of Fame
Hampton University (mechanical chime unit)
Automatic Winding System:
We use a system designed to be installed or removed without any damage
or modification to the clock movement and without the removal of any of
the mechanical components of the movement thus preserving the historical
and horological value of the timepiece.
Mechanical tower clock movements with time, time and strike, or time,
strike and chime functions. Also automaton function design.