Brian Law’s Wooden Clocks - Brian Law’s Woodenclocks
Welcome to Brian Law’s Wooden Clocks Free plans to help you build a wooden clock. The plans on this site are those of clocks designed by myself over the last few years. Twenty one sets of plans.
Wooden wall clock LILY kit
Wall clock kit with pendulum and weight. This clock is made from birch plywood and beech wood. The shafts are made from stainless steel and the weight is made from copper pipe, plywood and beech wood. It runs about 24 hours per winding, fitted at 1.6m heights from the bottom of the weight to the floor. Size: 42x22x16cm. Pendulum length: 1,1m The clock kit consists of carefully engineered and machined parts. There is no cutting or drilling, and no special tools are required to build the…
How to Make Wooden Gears
How to Make Wooden Gears. Gears are essential components in a plethora of mechanical systems. Simple wooden gears are useful for low stress mechanical systems such as simple motors and various specialized systems. Wooden gears might rely...
Designing a new Gravity escapement
History The accuracy of a clock is dependant upon rate at which the pendulum swings and this can be adversely affected by friction at the numerous contact faces throughout the drive train and the escapement mechanism. The problem was particularly pronounced in Turret clocks where the drive train was needed to drive large hands subjected to weather conditions and other natural variables such as pigeons roosting on the hands. The solution to the problem was to separate the drive train from the…
Wooden Skeleton Clock by JoshEH-Photo on DeviantArt
A skeleton clock my father and I made many years ago. It was the first one we ever constructed Wooden Skeleton Clock