How to set a mechanical clock safely

By Travis Grether / November 6, 2017

Have you ever been warned by a family member, friend, or a clock repairman to “never turn the hands backwards on a clock”? Did you ever wonder if that’s true? Or wondered what would happen if you did it accidentally? Many people are a little nervous anytime they have to move the hands of their…

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Is your clock’s mainspring over-wound?

By Travis Grether / November 3, 2017

Many owners of mechanical time pieces find that winding a clock is a special and enjoyable part of their routine. Is it for you? Maybe you have owned a clock for years and have wound it hundreds of times. You may have inherited a clock from your parents or grandparents who warned you not to…

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