The first in a series of videos on clockmaking topics from J. M. Huckabee
Random Clock Talks by J.M. Huckabee were produced in 1990 in conjunction with AWCI. In Volume 2 of the Random Clock Talks Mr. Huckabee provides a demonstration of various tools and lathes to make and fit a clock bushing including selecting and using saws, the bench pin, and making tools.
Volume 3 of J.M. Huckabee's Random Clock Talks produced in conjunction with AWCI. This volume includes discussion and demonstration on lathe operation using the Boley watchmaker's lathe and the C&E Marshall watchmaker's lathe.
Volume 4 of J.M. Huckabee's Random Clock Talks produced in 1990 in conjunction with AWCI. In this volume Mr. Huckabee discusses basic assembly and disassembly of the Urgos 21/42 8-day trapezoid time only clock. Other topics include magnetism, the gear train and the pendulum.
Volume 5 of J.M. Huckabee's Random Clock Talks produced in 1990 in conjunction with AWCI. In this volume Mr. Huckabee provides a demonstration and discussion about drilling the arbor using Huck's "turning in a box" method and making a pivot. RE-pivoting, assembly of clock movements, and the watchmaker's lathe and accessories.
Volume 6 of J.M. Huckabee's Random Clock Talks is a demonstration of wheel cutting using clear plastic and Mosley watchmaker's lathe. Hucakbee cuts four gears such as those required in the former AWI certification examination.
The 7th video in the series Random Clock talks: The Birge & Mallory Striker Clock -- a complete study and analysis of the Birge & Mallory Striker and the clock with its strap plates and roller pinions. Circa 1841.
In Volume 8 of J.M. Huckabee's random clock talks he demonstrates the making of a great wheel and mounts the great wheel on its arbor.
The 10th video in the series Random Clock Talks in which J.M. Huckabee discusses various tools for clock repair and correcting problems caused by an elongated pivot hole by bushing with a solid bushing and the use of a preacher to relocate center distance.
The 12th video in the series Random Clock Talks in which J.M. Huckabee discusses using a custom-made attachment to make wheels and index plates on the Unimat lathe.
J.M. Huckabee disassembles a battery operated quartz clock movment and provides an in-depth explanation of each component and their function in the operation of the timepiece.
In Volume 16, J.M. Huckabee presents an in-depth discussion about hairsprings and demonstrates how to vibrate a clock hairspring.
In Volume 18, J.M. Huckabee demonstrates the process of inserting a tooth into a clock wheel to replace a broken or damaged tooth.
Volume 20 is a continuation of 19, in which, J.M. Huckabee completes the restoration work on the movement, finishes bushing installation, and treats the worn great wheel.