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congreve clock
« on: November 19, 2012, 02:00:47 PM »
Hi all
Heres where I am up to.
Graham

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Re: congreve clock
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2012, 05:14:46 AM »
Very nice workmanship Graham. That is certainly going to be a time piece to be proud of.

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Re: congreve clock
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2012, 07:41:11 AM »
Ditto!

What are you using to cut these beautiful works?

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Re: congreve clock
« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2012, 12:28:01 PM »
Hi All
2 Axis Colchester Master Lathe which can be converted to a 4 axis cnc mill by swapping the toolpost with a vertical side and then adding a rotary table if required.
Drawn with autocad then coordinates used to manually create program.
All parts have been created this way.
Graham
Re: congreve clock
« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2014, 04:14:55 PM »
What will you use for the fusee chain and where will you get it?
Re: congreve clock
« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2014, 03:22:17 PM »
Hi Damianp
I used 1.6mm phosphor bronze multi stranded wire.
The nearest I can find now is 1.4mm from http://www.johnwardle.co.uk.
OR 1.5MM from http://www.clockmaking-brass.co.uk/miscellaneous_items%202.htmL
Best of luck.
Graham
« Last Edit: December 23, 2014, 03:36:01 PM by GRAYHIL »

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Re: congreve clock
« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2014, 04:24:35 PM »
Very nice!
Excellent workmanship.

Ray

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Re: congreve clock
« Reply #7 on: December 23, 2014, 06:36:40 PM »
Very nice! Way to go Graham!
;D If you could see the things I have in my head, you would be laughing too. ;D

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Re: congreve clock
« Reply #8 on: December 23, 2014, 06:43:17 PM »
Been 2 years now.
Did you Git er dun Graham ?

Need pics !
Re: congreve clock
« Reply #9 on: December 24, 2014, 09:05:59 AM »
Hi All
See video

http://youtu.be/MnGHoMqAMzY

Graham