Last week (March 17, 2017) Disney premiered their long anticipated live action remake of the 1991 Beauty and the Beast classic animated movie. There was the expected hype about the music, their outfits, the possibility of a gay character, etc, … Continue reading Cogsworth the Clock
I had someone online tell me a few months ago that we (Americans? People with money? Conceited jerks?) don’t need to know how to make things anymore because we can just buy them new. Ahem… unfriended! Think of a parent … Continue reading Making vs Buying, and more about Lori’s Clock
Tap tap tap. Tap tap tap. It feels like eons ago that I was researching the differences between two seemingly identical miniature clock movements, Minxie and Narco, both from West Germany. There’s still a bit of mystery surrounding those two … Continue reading If it ain’t broke, don’t break it: Calamity falls upon Minxie
I’ve been needing a naming convention for the clocks I work on, and I’ve finally settled on the storm method. I danced around using the Greek Alphabet (alpha, beta, gamma, …) or the NATO phonetic alphabet (alpha, bravo, charlie, …) … Continue reading Amelia Cuckoo
Have you taken the time to thank your great-great-grandparents today? Perhaps you should. My wonderful Aunt Julie volunteered her clock to this week’s date night, inherited from her mother (my grandmother), and to my grandmother presumably from her grandparents in … Continue reading Date Night Week 2: Thank you Great-Great-Grandparents!
I think we’re long overdue for a successful clock-fixing blog post so I’m here to deliver. Well at least, I started the delivery truck and I’m backing out of the driveway. I have “SUCCESS” plugged into my GPS. It says … Continue reading I’m fixing this gosh-darn clock whether you like it or not
Spring into fixing time. Continue reading Spring Into Inaction
What is Date Night? If you haven’t read the About Date Night page, here’s a quick description: Date Night is the one night of a week where I date (i.e. determine the age of) anyone else’s clock, as well as researching … Continue reading Date Night Week 1: Gilbert
You guys rock for following my blog! To celebrate this momentous occasion I decided to take pictures of some of the beautiful clocks that my dad has collected throughout his lifetime. One of the main reasons I do what I … Continue reading 10 Followers! Woohoo!
Join me in the fight against internet cheats! Continue reading Swindled! Hoaxed! Bamboozled!
What are clock keys? I’m sure you’ve seen the type shown in the featured image above. Above is a size 1 key, meaning that it is meant for a 2.50 mm sided shaft. If you are like me and work … Continue reading A Word About Keys
An update on three of our favorite recurring characters. Continue reading Ansonia, Narco, and Lux Updates