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Mar 31 2014

Grandfather Clock information from St.Mary’s Church Nantwich

It is fortunate that the large impressive parish church of  St.Mary’s of Nantwich has a complete set of registers which give the occupations of most men appearing in the entries for the for the 17th and 18th centuries. Thus it is easier to discover the names of Grandfather Clock makers(especially the journeymen whose names do […]

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Dec 18 2013

GRANDFATHER CLOCK FEET

When I replace the feet on a grandfather clock case, I usually  get my cabinet maker to make the back feet a little shorter than the  front feet. I am more often than not standing the clock on a carpet. As the carpet has either a hem or gripper rods, making it higher by the skirting […]

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