suffer from extreme lack of tools and cannot justify the purchase of specialist
ones at the start. In particular, cutting broaches are hard to choose. You will
need broaches to suit any bushes you fit.
bush size charts you will see many sharing the same outside diameters. For
example, many have outside diameters of 4.50mm. Looking at a list of broaches,
number 14 in the Stubbs gauge has a maximum working diameter of 4.57mm. This
broach will enable you to fit this bush with ease.
this exercise for any bushes you expect to fit. Broaching the inside of new
bushes will depend on the pivots themselves. You will need to buy several for
your first clock, but as your range builds up, you will be able to bush almost
anything from stock. The reason no one sells 'all the broaches you're likely to
need' is because this depends on the kind of clocks you work on. Carriage clocks
use a quite different range to longcase clocks.