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Making a clock escapement

Making a clock escapement is a complex process that requires a lot of skill and precision. Here are some general steps that can be taken to make a clock escapement: Please note that these are general steps and that the process of making a clock escapement can vary depending on the specific design and materials […]

Antique clock restoration

Antique clock restoration is a meticulous process that requires a great deal of patience and skill. The process involves disassembling the clock, cleaning each component, repairing or replacing damaged parts, and reassembling the clock. The goal of restoration is to return the clock to its original condition, while preserving its historical value. The first step […]

Swiss & English Lever Escapement

The Swiss lever escapement and the English lever escapement are two types of mechanical watch escapements that are used to regulate the movement of the watch’s balance wheel. The Swiss lever escapement is the most commonly used escapement in modern watches. The main difference between the two is the position of the impulse planes. In […]

What is a Grandfather clock?

A grandfather clock or its official name the Longcase clock is a tall, freestanding, weight-driven pendulum clock, with the pendulum held inside the tower or waist of the case. It is also known as a longcase clock or floor clock. The clock’s pendulum swings back and forth in a precise rhythm, powered by the clock’s […]

What is a fusee in a clock?

A fusee clock is a type of mechanical clock that uses a fusee to improve timekeeping by equalizing the uneven pull of the mainspring as it runs down. A fusee is a cone-shaped pulley with a helical groove around it, wound with a cord or chain attached to the mainspring barrel of antique mechanical watches […]

A Guide To Identify An Antique Clock

How would you successfully identify an antique clock? The answer lies in its design, materials, and construction. If you don’t know much about clocks, then you might want to read through our article to get some basic information. Antique clocks are prized possessions. They add value to homes and businesses. In addition, they provide a […]

How To Identify Antique Vases: The Definitive Guide

When it comes to decorating your home, you can’t go wrong with vases. They’re affordable and come in an endless variety of shapes, sizes, colours, and materials. You can even find antique vases if you look hard enough. That said, not all vases are created equal. Some will serve the purpose for which you bought […]

how to clean antique wood: 4 easy ways

How To Clean Antique Wood: 4 Easy Ways

When it comes to keeping your antiques looking their best, you might not be aware of the germs and dirt that can quickly take their toll. Fortunately, there are some easy steps you can take to keep your antique wood furniture in tip-top shape. You don’t even need to go out and buy expensive cleaners […]

What is the difference between vintage and antique

What Is The Difference Between Vintage And Antique?

Many people can’t tell the difference between vintage and antique. These two terms are often used interchangeably but there is a difference between them. Vintage and antique are both types of collectable items that have an older history. They both refer to things that have been manufactured or created in the past, with older origins […]