I’ve been a
teacher at The
School For 33
years. I’ve been
retired for some
years now, and I
now want to be a
clockmaker. I am
clocks. Some of
my designs are
from what has
I want to construct some top
quality clocks, and so all my clocks are kept in glass exhibition
cases, allowing them to be seen without endangering the delicate
Follow the links on the left to see pictures and a brief description
of some of the clocks I’ve made. You should be able to understand
the descriptions even if you’re not a clockmaker yourself.
If you’re interested in a more
detailed description, please contact me on
Click on the
images and see
larger images of
About my clocks.
I’ve used small ball bearings at
all pivots, so the wheels turn much easier. This means the
weight/spring load can be less. It also causes less wear and tear.
All pinions are made of
arnesteel, hardened in oil and tempered blue for maximum strength.
They have then been ground and polished.
The brass is half hard 63%
All brass has been gilded to
I’ve opted to cut ting all my
wheels with involute teeth. Cycloidal teeth’s are used in most
teeth’s has the advantage of rolling well against each other,
causing very little friction and therefore almost no wear and tear.
The downside of evolvente teeth are that all wheels must have at
least 12 teeth, meaning the wheels are going to be large. With
cycloid teeth the pinion can be made with 6-8 teeth but that would
case larger friction between teeth’s in each wheel and more wear and
Please note: None of my clocks
are for sale, and I will not repair your clock.