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ANNIVERSARY CLOCK ADJUSTING (0412 016226) by Mervyn Passmore The definitive guide on setting up and adjusting 400 Day or Torsion Clocks. (Also available in French & German)
ANNIVERSARY CLOCK IDENTIFICATION 2nd Edition by Mervyn Passmore (0412 021226) Illustrated guide to the identification of Anniversary clock movements using a unique method involving the width & height of the backplate. Covers almost every model of mass produced 400 day movement from the Edwardian era onwards. Spiralbound. 800 photos. 29 manufacturer chapters plus ID Flow Charts. 2nd Ed.
IDENTIFICATION DES PENDULES 400J de Mervyn Passmore (text in French) (0412 022026) Illustrated guide to the identification of Anniversary clock movements using a unique method involving the width & height of the backplate. Covers almost every model of mass produced 400 day movement from the Edwardian era onwards. Spiralbound. Profusely illustrated.
MAINTAINING LONGCASE CLOCKS - BY NIGEL BARNES AND AUSTIN JORDAN (0412 022126) An owner's guide to maintenance, restoration and conservation. This invaluable, well illustrated book is essential reading for all those who own and collect longcase clocks as well as clock repairers, horologists and conservationists. Includes glossary and nearly 300 colour photographs. pp192.
LEARN TO TURN (2ND EDITION) - BY BARRY GROSS (0412 022426) The ideal beginner's guide to woodturning, 'Learn to Turn' is an approachable, informative and enjoyable guide. Includes details on selecting suitable lathe and tools, working with wood-types and the fundamentals of sharpening, sanding and finishing. Full colour throughout, 128pp.
METAL TURNING ON THE LATHE - BY DAVID CLARK (0412 022326) This book shows you how to make full use of your lathe safely and effectively in your workshop. With practical advice throughout, it is aimed at both the aspiring and experiences engineer. Includes 239 colour illustrations, 112pp.
CNC MILLING IN THE WORKSHOP - BY MARCUS BOWMAN (0412 022226) This new accessible guide takes a practical approach to software and techniques, and explains how you can make full use of your CNC mill to produce ambitious work of a high standard. 280 colour illustrations, 144pp.
THE METALWORKER'S WORKSHOP - by Harold Hall (0412 021426) This book presents a complete guide to building or converting a workshop space and then equiping it to serve a wide range of metalworking activities including model engineering, model making, car restoration and clockmaking.
WHEEL AND PINION CUTTING IN HOROLOGY BY J. MALCOLM WILD (0412 021826) Fully illustrated, this book covers early methods for cutting wheels, the theory behind wheels and pinions, practical instruction on all aspects of wheel and pinion cutting, and advice on equipment. 256 pages.
AMERICAN CLOCKS: AN INTRODUCTION BY TOM SPITTLER (0412 021726) Over the years, America has thrown up many distinctive horological styles, from the banjo clocks of the Willard family to the all-pervasive ogee. The evolution and development of these styles and many more are discussed in detail in this book, based on articles originally featured in Clocks magazine.
SMITHS DOMESTIC CLOCKS compiled by Barrie Smith (0412 018426) A short history of the Smiths clockmaking 'Empire' followed by well illustrated pages showing the styles and in most cases, dates of manufacture of most of their range produced either side of the second world war. 189 pages. Soft cover.
MOTOR ACCESSORIES CATALOGUE 1910, S. SMITH & SON LTD (0412 018526) A well illustrated catalogue showing most of the replacement parts and accessories available for car owners during the very early 1900's. A well presented fascimilie of the original 1910 catalogue. 135 pages. Soft cover.
THE COMPACT LATHE - by Stan Bray (0412 019226) Stan Bray's comprehensive introduction to the subject covers the components, the machining operations and facilities which will enable the novice or experienced operator quickly to reach full proficiency and achieve the highest standards of lathe work. Soft cover, 187pp.
MOON MECHANISMS - A Restorer's Guide by P Grimwood (0412 019126) Ideal for anyone wanting to restore or explore the moon mechanism of a longcase clock. Within the three main sections of the book are clear explanations of driving mechanisms, each example illustrated. The final section describes more unusual setups, plus further useful information. 72 pages. Soft cover.
TIMEPIECES, Masterpieces of Chronometry, by David Christianson. (0412 018926) A history of clocks and how the persuit of an ever-better clock has had a remarkable influence on scientific and technological developments. It will appeal to the amateur historian, clock enthusiast and those simply curious about the keeping of time throughout history. 172 pages. Hard cover.
BAROGRAPHS - by P R Collins (0412 019526) Using a wide selection of illustrations, the author traces the development of the barograph. The information contained in the book helps the reader to appreciate the large variety of barographs there are in circulation today and also to recognise when found in auction houses, shops and fairs.140pages.Soft c
BIZARRE BAROMETERS AND OTHER UNUSUAL WEATHER FORECASTERS - by P R Collins (0412 019626) This book is a miscellany of strange weather instruments from early weather glasses, novelty barometers right up to modern times. Among the weird and wonderful weather predictors uncovered are some of nature's barometers; sharks, frogs and leeches. No weather forecaster should be without this. 100Pages.SoftC
BANFIELD FAMILY COLLECTION OF BAROMETERS - by Edwin Banfield (0412 019726) This book is an illustrated guide to the Banfield Family Collection of Baro- meters. It contains over 300 photographs of stick, wheel and aneroid barometers and barographs made between 1680 to the present day. The book also includes an introduction to the collection and description of each instrument. Soft cov.
A TREATISE ON METEOROLOGICAL INSTRUMENTS - by Negretti & Zambra (0412 019826) The contents of this book is a faxilimie of the original and was written by the universally known manufacturers Negretti & Zambra, and first published in 18 The book describes the method of construction, and practical uses of barometers thermometers, hygrometers etc. Helped by 98 illustrations.152pages. Soft cover.
COLLECTING CLOCK MEMORIES - by Adrian Warwick (0412 019926) This book is written by an amateur enthusiast who has a passion for the measurement of time and the instruments we use with which to measure its passing. It is a personal memory of a hobby that included the repair of things mechanical, and over the years has graduated to clocks.195 pages. Soft cover.
FITZROY AND HIS BAROMETERS - by Philip R. Collins (0412 019426) In this book, P R Collins links Robert FitzRoy's early learnt weather knowledge to his appointment in 1854 as chief of the newly formed Meteorological Office. He investigates the first FitzRoy barometers and those he helped to design in order to begin weather forecasting in Britain.Numerous illustrations.144pp.Soft
BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO POCKET WATCHES - Ian Beilby (0412 021126) Originally published as a series in Clocks magazine by Ian Beilby, this book introduces the pocket watch to clock repairers. An excellent book for clock repairers who have never ventured into the world of watch repairs. 60 pages.
REGULATOR CLOCK CONSTRUCTION - By Peter Heimann (0412 020126) This book describes the construction of two different clock projects (an eight day and a month going regulator) and features full scale working drawings supported by detailed photographs and line drawings. It is intended for model engineering hobbyists with basic facilities. Soft cover, 144 pages.
OLD RADIO SETS - By J Hill (0412 020426) Radios have been part of our home entertainment since the 1920s, and this book describes their development from late Victoria times until the 1970s. Evocative colour photographs of a variety of old wireless sets and transistor radios make this book very informative and entertaining. Soft cover. 48 pages.
ROPE, TWINE AND NET MAKING - By A Sanctuary (0412 020726) Since ancient times, rope, twine and nets have been used for the essential elements of survival, yet in today's world, they are often taken for granted. Some of the black and white photographs and illustrations show how various methods of rope, twine and net making have evolved. Soft cover. 32 pages.
BELLFOUNDING - By Trevor S Jennings (0412 020826) This informative study illustrates the development of moulding and casting techniques; and there are specially prepared photographs illustrating the production processes still used at Britain's surviving foundries in the UK in order to make and repair some of the country's most famous bells.Soft c.32pages