Jimmy Hayes keeps ticking as he collects, fixes clocks
He's proud, too, of the clocks he built with wooden gears, using fruit woods, especially applewood. But his interest For fun, he built a "barber clock" with backward numbers so the patron in a barber's chair looking in a mirror can properly read ...
March 6, 2015
THE HARD WAY: I am so not a clock maker
The staining looked great, the numbers on the clock face lined up perfectly and the gears all fit together perfectly. The thing was a work of art. The problem was it didn't work. When I hung the clock on the wall and attached the pendulum, it did nothing....
December 19, 2014
Ashland resident donates clock to historical society
That piece of history is the wooden case of a Waterbury Clock Co. regulator (pendulum) wall clock that hung on the wall in the P.L. Loeper Jewelry Store at 935 Centre St. The clock mechanism is long gone, but the case is about 36 inches tall and 15 ...
February 15, 2015
Clock maker winding down
The basic mechanical clock mechanism involves a power source (spring or gravity-driven weight), gears, an escapement (to create accuracy), a pendulum and a display. During the last two centuries, clockmakers added complications that could track and ...
February 11, 2015
Redskins-Eagles: 9 takeaways from Washington's 27-24 win
The 2014 Eagles season is a nice reminder how quickly the NFL pendulum can swing. Walking off the field on Thanksgiving The Redskins predictably ran the ball three times, melted the clock and kicked a field goal. Philly got one more attempt at a ...
December 21, 2014
Roger A. Gibboni, 82, engineer
In addition to being a scientist, their father was a master woodworker who designed and created furniture, wall-hanging pendulum clocks, household items, and his signature bird feeders for family and friends. "They were all different - natural wood ...
December 2, 2014
Bringing Music Back Home
And while in recent decades, the emphasis in sound technology has all been on the personal and the portable, on evermore capacious iPods and headphones designed for music on the move, at last the pendulum is swinging back toward music as an If you ...
December 18, 2014
My good friend Jessie Hodgson and I have known each other since we were babies. ) and she is excitedly making last-minute preparations for baby's arrival. Over the last couple of months, she and her husband Brendan have been preparing and outfitting the nursery with all the required materials: a crib, a changing table, a rocking chair and dozens of other accoutrements needed to care for a newborn. Jessie chose not to learn the sex of her baby until its arrival and was firm in her wish to avoid any sort of gender 'colour coding' in the nursery: she hates the colour pink and also did not want a nursery decked out with soccer-ball and... There are some very special, personal touches in the room, as well, such as a dresser that Jessie used as a child and a beautiful, hand-painted mural of a tree that was created by my father, George Ritchie. Jessie's mother, Sharron, refurbished this solid-wood dresser and painted it a bright white. you can see the hand-painted mural in its reflection on the opposite wall. Jessie chose a bright green Jelly Bean changing mat to accent to the desaturated palette and hung pretty paper decorations from Michael's from the ceiling as a DIY mobile. Jessie approached my father about designing and painting a mural of a tree for the nursery and he spent several full days sketching and perfecting the painting, making sure the.
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