B227 - Practical Clock Escapements

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Practical Clock Escapements


* By Laurie Penman (Hardcover - 248 pages)
* For beginners and experienced repairmen
* In-depth coverage of the five escapements most commonly used indomestic clocks: Crownwheel and verge, Recoil anchor, Graham deadbeat, Brocot and platform escapements
* Also explored are other less common escapements, gravity escapements and Harrison's grasshopper escapement
* Includes practical information on how to design and make pallets and escape wheels
* Practical advice on how to assess faults and repair escapements and detailed information on pendulums and suspensions
* Over 400 line drawings enhance the lucid, clearly written text