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Designed as a step-by-step, self-study guide for the beginner, this book carefully leads you through the first stages in clock repair. Whether you want to restore a precious family heirloom, learn a new craft skill with well-being benefits, or start a journey as a professional craftsperson, this book shows you how. Written by respected practitioners with backgrounds in teaching, conservation and heritage, this extensively illustrated book captures essential practices that were once passed down through generations. Printed in a practical lay-flat format it includes an extensive glossary, suggestions on buying tools, health and safety advice, and conservation practice. In a world of throwaway culture, this book shows how you can repair a much-loved timepiece that will continue to tell its story for generations to come. There has never been a better time to learn an historic craft skill and be part of a movement that brings broken treasures back to life.