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Wheels and pinions / Re: Lantern pinion interference question
« Last post by Basiryowo on July 25, 2016, 05:01:20 AM »
This was what I believed then, as it long enough.
General Discussion / Re: Franklin Ferguson clock
« Last post by Basiryowo on July 25, 2016, 05:00:28 AM »
I've read it's great to do.
books and articles / Re: Public Domain books
« Last post by alberthandsome on July 18, 2016, 12:35:45 AM »
Thanks for sharing free books, hope these public domains will be enriched with more and more technical and scientific books thanks for volunteers.  R Programming Training | DataStage Training  |  SQL TrainingSAS Training | Android Training  |  SharePoint Training
General Discussion / Re: Newbee introduction
« Last post by swathyvignesh on June 28, 2016, 11:37:43 PM »
– 14-inch Wood Clock Face
– Acrylic Paint
– Painter’s Tape
– Paintbrush
– Tape Measure
– Clock Movement
– Brass Clock Hands

Additional Tools (not included):
– Scissors
– Pencil

1. Using your tape measure, make 12 marks around the circle’s edge at every 3 and 5/8 inches.
2. Tightly wrap your tape measure around your clock face and trace straight lines across to form 12 equal segments.
3. Tape off sections that you would like to paint with painter’s tape.
4. Optional: Add a polka dot pattern to some sections by dipping the end of your paintbrush into paint.
5. Let dry for 30 minutes.
6. Peel away your tape.
7. Remove any visible pencil lines with an eraser.
8. Attach your clock movement and clock hands.
9.pop the battery in it
General Discussion / Re: Newbee introduction
« Last post by yasmin on June 28, 2016, 02:03:44 AM »
tools / Re: Radial Vector Tool...
« Last post by twinotter on June 24, 2016, 08:48:57 PM »
The files are giving me a 404 error when I try to download them. Is the program available anywhere or could someone mail me a copy of it?

Gallery / Re: New clock
« Last post by jrbeall on June 03, 2016, 05:07:34 AM »
Sorry I am taking so long to respond.  I have started work on another clock, The Epicyclic wonder by Clayton Boyer.  The plywood is home made from veneer and epoxy.  That clock is of cherry veneer.  The clock is about 6 ft. and the gravity escapement is very easy and simple to get going.  All the parts are made om my new CNC mill  If it were not for CAD and CNC I would probably not be building clocks.  I am very lazy. :)
Gallery / Re: New clock
« Last post by KKC on May 09, 2016, 09:55:26 AM »
Very nice clock.  I like it a lot. 
Gallery / Re: New clock
« Last post by steve323 on May 05, 2016, 12:05:16 PM »
Wow, that is a nice looking clock.  It appears to include the base for the weights and pendulum.  How tall is it overall?  Are the gears cut from plywood and stained, or are they walnut/cherry plywood?

Did you find the gravity escapement easy to adjust?  Or did it take a bit of fiddling?  I am asking because I plan to have some additional time soon to work on a few clock designs and want to start simple.

Gallery / New clock
« Last post by jrbeall on May 02, 2016, 09:34:40 AM »
This is a new clock I've finished. It has a gravity escapement.
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