This vintage book contains a detailed guide to general clock maintenance. It was designed to furnish practical information and comprehensive instructions to those wishing to clean, repair and make all kinds of clocks. As well as detailed and precise descriptions, there are illustrations that deal with everything from the workings of chimes to the complete construction of clocks. Contents include: "Introduction", "Cleaning a Skeleton Clock", "Repairing a Skeleton Clock", "Special Tools and Processes", "Other Pendulum Timepieces", "Pendulums", "Portable Clocks", "English Striking Clocks", "French and American Striking Clocks", "Quarter Striking and Chiming Clocks", "Turret Clocks", "Making Clocks", "Altering Clocks", and "Electric Clocks". Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the history of clocks and watches. This book was originally published in 1914.