Hauser Pivot Polisher

[ShowSalesProof ID=1][/ShowSalesProof] Hauser Pivot Polisher Great video by William Porter showing his refurbished Hauser pivot polisher. This watch and clock pivot polisher was most likely used in a clock or watch making factory back in the 1940’s. Capable of burnishing pivots from .2mm to 6mm makes it an ideal machine for burnishing pocketwatch and clock pivots. Although this machine isn’t …

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Making Clock Gear Cutters part 1

[ShowSalesProof ID=1][/ShowSalesProof] 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. …

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Making Clock Gear Cutters part 2

[ShowSalesProof ID=1][/ShowSalesProof] Making Clock Gear Cutters part 2 In this second video of the multi video series on making clock gear cutters William Porter takes us further into the interesting field of fabricating cycloidal clock gear cutters. These cutters can be quite expensive when purchased from supply houses so learning how to make our own can be a big money …

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Making Clock Wheel Cutters part 3

[ShowSalesProof ID=1][/ShowSalesProof] Making Clock Wheel Cutters part 3 In the third video of the multi-video series on making clock wheel cutters William Porter continues his demonstration on making clock wheel cutters for cutting cycloidal clock pinions and clock wheels. This video covers: Explanation of the radial flank angle of a cycloid tooth. How to arrive at this angle. Description of …

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Clock Gear Cutter part 4

[ShowSalesProof ID=1][/ShowSalesProof] Clock Gear Cutter part 4 In his first three videos William Porter explained the theory involved in designing a cycloid clock gear cutter as well as showing us the tools he made that will be needed to make a final clock wheel cutter. In this video part 4 he takes us right into the set up process and …

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Making Clock Pinion and Wheel Cutters Part 5

[ShowSalesProof ID=1][/ShowSalesProof] Making Clock Pinion and Wheel Cutters Part 5 In his 5th article – Making Clock Pinion and Wheel Cutters Part 5 – William Porter continues his video tutorial covering that all important topic of how to fabricate our own cycloidal clock pinion and wheel cutters by: Polishing the cutter blank using silicon carbide abrasives on his Schaublin 70 …

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Making a Waterbury Regulator #67 Seconds Hand

[ShowSalesProof ID=1][/ShowSalesProof] Making a Waterbury Regulator #67 Seconds Hand In this video William Porter demonstrates making a Waterbury Regulator #67 seconds hand which was missing from his Waterbury regulator #67 regulator wall clock. This detailed demo includes: Type of brass material used. Matching color to existing minute and hour hands. Design and layout of hand. Making a simple filing jig …

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Seth Thomas clock hammer leather replacement

[ShowSalesProof ID=1][/ShowSalesProof] Seth Thomas clock hammer leather replacement William Porter demonstrates how he replaces the old worn out strike hammer leather in a Seth Thomas clock. Different techniques are used depending on the type of movement and hammer head arrangement design but this process works well with many American clock movements using straight threaded non-folded over leather in the hammer …

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Making Seth Thomas Clock Parts

[ShowSalesProof ID=1][/ShowSalesProof] Making Seth Thomas Clock Parts In this video William Porter shows his technique for making Seth Thomas Clock parts by cutting a new pinion as well as fabricating other components making up the fast/slow regulator assembly for dial side time regulating on a damaged Seth Thomas clock movement. This Seth Thomas clock was brought to his shop for …

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Making a Clock Ratchet Wheel Click

[ShowSalesProof ID=1][/ShowSalesProof] Video by William Porter BornAgainClocks.com Making a Clock Ratchet Wheel Click William wanted to take the opportunity to film the making of a new ratchet wheel click and rivet needed for a customer clock repair he had just received in the shop. The ratchet wheel click was worn to the point where it could no longer safely contain …

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