St_George Logo Building wood gear
clocks since 1971
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PAGE 4. FRONT PLATE ASSEMBLY
  • Press bushing #36 and (3) wooden pins #38 into front plate #35.
  • Press dial ring #39 onto front plate #35. Locate ring on top (2) pins then press bottom of
    dial onto bottom pin.
  • Insert shaft #34 into gear #33.
  • Press key #31 into gear to lock onto shaft. If lock is not sufficient, turn key over and file
    to suit.
  • Assemble washer #32 on brass shaft #34.
  • Insert assembly into bushing #36.
  • Place gear #40 flat on table and press in bushing #41.
  • Place washer #42 over bushing #41
  • Press hour hand #43 onto bushing #41 (slip fit).
  • Place gear #40 onto bushing #36.
  • Place washer #44 onto shaft #34.
  • Press minute hand #45 onto shaft #34. Do not press on all the way or gears will not turn.
  • Press (2) steel pins #46 into the back of the front plate #35.
  • Load top plate assembly onto the 4 uprights #3 and carefully align shafts and gears #30
    and #33.
  • Press gear #37 onto brass shaft #12. Check if all gears rotate freely.
  • Lock top plate assembly onto (4) uprights #3 with keys #6. If gears run freely we can now
    lower the swing shaft #8 by releasing wedge #47. The escapement pawl #7 should be
    12 mm or 1/16" inside the sprocket wheels #18 and #20.
PAGE 4. PULL STRING ASSEMBLY
  • Thread braided cord #54 through openning in lower clock frame, around pulley #29 and
    back through lower frame.
  • Cord should be retained by the (2) steel pins #46 on back of front plate #35.
  • Slide (1) heat shrink tube #55 onto each end of cord.
  • Thread left end of cord through weight frame #50 and right end of cord through counter
    weight #52.
  • Slide heat shrink tube #55 onto each end of cord and carefully hold next to candle flame
    or heat gun until it shrinks onto cord. (DO NOT hold above flame).
  • Place full pop can into weight frame #50 and slide (2) weight rings #51 onto weight
    frame #50. (Lower ring should be about halfway up the frame).
  • Slide counter weight fin #53 onto counter weight #52
  • Remove wedge #47 and pull swing shaft #8 up high enough so that escapement pawl
    #7 is about half way up the teeth of escapement sprockets #18 & 20.
  • Replace wedge #47 making sure the string is positioned in the middle of the square hole.
    A set of metal weights can be ordered separately. The large weight is 600 grams, and
    the small weight (counter weight) is approximately 100 grams.

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