IAN  T  COBB

CUT WHEELS & PINIONS FOR

AN ELEGANT SKELETON CLOCK

by JOHN WILDING

 Wheels to be crossed out / Pinions supplied on stubs to be cut off and fitted to arbor 1/2/3 or 4 pinions on one stub  PHOTO

ALL PRICES PLUS POSTAGE & PACKING 

 

This clock has proved one of my most popular designs (the original book ran to 6 editions). The opportunity has been taken here to update the information on the material suppliers, to correct errors in the text and drawings and to include four appendices which cover gaps in the original description. Most important is the provision of a full size and accurate drawing of the frames which can be cemented to the brass sheet and used as a template for cutting out the profile. Also included in the text is a full description on the construction of an English pattern mainspring winder. This handsome clock has 'one-at-the-hour' striking. The original was housed under a Perspex cover, but I am glad to say that glass shades are available (address in the text) and the appearance is greatly improved by the use of a traditional dome. The attractive bell is also available. The construction is illustrated using the Myford ML 7 lathe but the clock can easily be made on one of the smaller lathes such as the Unimat 3. The clock is fitted with maintaining work and runs for eight days on a winding.

There are 64 pages, over 150 illustrations and a full description of all parts of the construction is given                J Wilding 

 Cutters Module 0.75, 0.6, 0.55

wheels and pinions are made to order  

ITEM

      p
GREAT WHEEL 19. 50
CENTRE WHEEL 12. 50
THIRD WHEEL 12. 50
ESCAPE WHEEL 14. 00
HOUR WHEEL 12. 50
MINUTE & REVERSE MINUTE WHEELS / 2 13. 00
BARREL RATCHET 10. 00
MAINTAINING RATCHET 16. 00
FUSEE RATCHET 10. 50
THIRD & ESCAPE PINIONS / 2  8 LEAF 19. 50
CENTRE PINION  8 LEAF 15. 00
MOTION PINION         10. 00        
FUSEE BLANK  TURNED & GROOVED     Photo 49. 50
BOOK 30. 00
6" DIAL     Photo see photo
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Material Quantity    
CZ120 Brass    
  2 14" x 8" x 3/16"  Plates
  1 4" x 4" x 1/8" Back cock
       
Blanks 2 2.1/2" x 3/16" Barrel Flanges
  1 3" x 3/16" Great wheel
  1 2.3/4" x 3/32" Maintaining ratchet
  2 2.1/4" x 1/16" Centre & third wheels
  1 2" x 1/16" Hour wheel
  1 1.3/4" x 1/16" Escape wheel
  3 1.1/4" x 1/16" Slip washer & minute wheel
  1 6" x 1/16"  Dial
  1 1.1/4" x 3/16" Barrel ratchet
  1 1.1/4" x 3/32" Fusee ratchet
       
Rod 1 6" x 1" Pendulum bob & bun feet
  1 3/4" x 12" Pillars, washers & collets
  1 5/8" x 12"                       ::
  1 1/2" x 12" ::
  1 3/8" x 12" ::
  1 1 7/8" x 2" Fusee
       
Tube CZ126 1 2" x 2.1/4"o/d x 3/32" Barrel
       
EN8 Steel 1 3/8"dia Fusee arbor
  1 5/8" dia Barrel arbor
       
Gauge plate 1 2" x 2" x 1/8" Pallets
  1 9" x 1" x 1/32" Hands
       
Spring steel 1 6th x 1/4" x 4" Suspension spring
       
Blue pivot 2  0.093"  
       
Fusee line      
       
Mainspring