Friday, 25 May 2012

Work on the escapement frame

The clock viewed from behind, showing the escapement frame
This frame was fitted in the late 17th century. It supports the escapement mechanism.
The escapement frame detached
The special jig is designed to draw the fixing out of the timber without the use of excessive force.
Specially made jig for removing the original fixings, prior to their conservation and reinstatement

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