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Finding & Restoring Longcase Clocks

By Anthony Ells

ISBN: 9781861264206
PUBLISHED: September 2001
PAGES: 152
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 186 b&w photos 8 page col sec

This comprehensive guide to finding and buying longcase [grandfather] clocks tells you everything you will need to know about what to look for, what to avoid, and their prices and restoration costs, before going on to cover the practical aspects of restoration.

Contents include: a detailed section on the workings of the clock; covering the time and strike trains; introduction to the restoration project; step-by-step instruction to assessing and restoring the clock case, dial, hands and clock movement, and finally advice on setting up the clock and keeping in good working order.

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