Archive for September, 2011

EDIT – I have decided this is not good enough and will need remaking! Well, as with last time when I hadn`t posted for a while, it isn`t not because I`ve not been working on it, just struggling! For the first time, I`ve gone ahead and made a part without actually understanding how it works [...]

06 Sep, 2011

Gearless Clock – Pulley Setup

Posted by: Raynerd In: Woodwards Gearless Clock

I got the weight pulley system together which took a lot longer than I expected! These little things were tricky to make! They each run on a tiny bearing; Because they are only about 3mm wide, I found it really tricky to have a blind hole to a press fit. It was too tight and [...]


  • Steve Richardson: Pretty cool stuff! I work with some real talented machinists and they are gonna dig your website!
  • Mike: Hi.where did you purchase the plate from. Been looking for a good stockist. I love your idea and would like to make one for my boxford. Also, sorry
  • Don bath: Thanks for the reply,currently I am making the escape wheel arbour and back cock plate ready for the next phase of testing .Your comments regarding th

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