Making Clock Gear Cutters part 1
In this very informative first video of a multi video series William Porter touches on some simple cycloid tooth form theory as well as some homemade tooling he constructed for making clock gear cutters.
This first video covers:
- Several books to learn about horological gear cutter theory and clock gear cutter theory.
- Making cutter blanks from W1 tool steel
- Making a mandrel to hold the completed gear cutters for cutting clock wheels.
- Various lathe setups for making needed tooling.
- Explains different types of multi tooth clock gear cutters and clock pinion cutters.
Making clock gear cutters part 1 is a is a great introduction into the fascinating field of horological gear cutting.
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Read more about ‘Making Multi tooth Horological gear cutters’ and other topics at Clock Repair Tips Forum and then click on Paul and Williams forum called ‘The Clockmakers Forum – Designing, Building and Parts Fabrication’ Also if you are in need of any clock repair or restoration work or clock parts fabrication you can visit William Porters website at Williams Website
- Making Clock Gear Cutters part 2
- Making Clock Wheel Cutters part 3
- Clock Gear Cutter part 4
- Making Clock Pinion and Wheel Cutters Part 5
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