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News – A Clock Restorer Makes Time for Solitude

News, Articles and Features about Antique Mechanical Clocks, Clock Collecting, Clockmakers, Clock Repair and just plain interesting stuff for every Clock Jobber. A Clock Restorer Makes Time for Solitude http://www.nytimes.com, 2 Sep 2014 Tick Tock Clock: ‘Time is on their side of blue-ribbon clock creators http://www.record-eagle.com, 28 Aug 2014 Saudi Arabia: World’s tallest clock ‘tourist […]

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Hunting for a Clockmaker’s Apprentice

Good news stories are fantastic. This one should provide great motivation for clockmakers and clock shops. The News Tribune of Tacoma Washington ran this initial story on Shayne Buchanan, a local clockmaker, explaining the tough time he’s had finding an apprentice as he readies to eventually retire.  A week later, they filed a new story with […]

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The Movie: The Horologist (2006)

This short film is fantastic and worth a good laugh. It’s a great spoof and play on the superhuman powers a horologist has on the world.  You’ll easily find the tie in to our favorite song, “Grandfather’s Clock”, by Henry Clay Work. Enjoy the humor! The Horologist (2006). Written and Produced by Geoff Reezek. Directed […]

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Octogenarian horologist retains passion for time

23 December, 2013.  As reported by The Hindu (India), at 81, M.S. Chandrashekar Iyer keeps a tradition ticking in India continuing his family’s 125 years in horology. This is a great article and a wonderful motivator to see how passion for this craft can carry on for multiple generations. He compares the art of repairing […]

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The earliest known work of Norman Rockwell: a Grandfather Clock focal point

As reported by John Farrier, in Neatorama.com (29 September, 2013), in the earliest surviving work by Norman Rockwell, completed at the age of 17, in a scene from a 1770 poem, “The Deserted Village,” by Oliver Goldsmith, Rockwell: A grandfather clock looms dramatically in the center of the composition, infusing the scene with a time-is-ticking ominousness. […]

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The Amazing Atomic Clock

Presented by NOVA on PBS, November 2011, Dr. Steve Jefferts of the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder, Colorado is an expert on how we measure time. In fact, he co-developed one of the world’s most accurate atomic clocks. But why do we need such accuracy? Learn why atomic clocks are so important […]

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The Conger St. Clock Museum – Eugene Oregon

“Of time and toys” produced by Ella Gummer A profile on JD Olson’s Conger St Clock Museum a& the Creative Clock, in Eugene Oregon. “Music, time, taxes, and death. These are the four absolutes in life, according to J.D. Olson, and they are all represented in his mystical land of antiques. Olson founded The Creative […]

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