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Hide glue… is surprisingly hard to find

I’m getting another round of bits and pieces together in order to work on the next clock repair challenge in front of me: a circa-1915 mahogany-veneered Ansonia time/strike mantle clock.

Working on this clock is like two separate projects in one: a wood restoration project for the case, and a mechanical rebuild for the […]

Clock repair activities stalled

I’ve put my clock repair self-education “on hold” the last month or so. A few things led to this:

need for parts and tools: my first and second clock both need bushings installed, so I had to order those- now I’ve decided I need a bushing tool rather than trying to hand-bush perfectly perpendicular […]

Wet: definition of a wasted opportunity

Title Wet Developer Artificial Mind and Movement (published by Bethesda) Type Action / Shooter Platform(s) XBox 360, Playstation 3 Kelly Score ™ 55 / 100

The title “Wet” supposedly refers to the term “wetwork”, a word commonly attributed to cold-war era secret agencies and referring to assignments involving killing so intense that the workers […]