The Mechanical Clock Maintenance NEVER EVER LIST

By Talitha Grether / February 12, 2019

Through the years, we have seen thousands of clocks that needed repairs. Many of the clocks were damaged by preventable mistakes inflicted on them by their loving families! So in a short blog, with as few words as possible, I will attempt today to demonstrate the most common, preventable mistakes that clock owners make. Let’s…

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Who will be fixing my clock? An introduction to clockmakers

By Talitha Grether / January 30, 2019

At Grandfather’s Clock Gallery, we employ some of the brightest and most passionate clock makers in Tulsa! Rest assured that when you bring your clock in for repairs — or want advice on buying a new one — you’re talking to someone who cares about your clock just as much as you do. But what…

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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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