Minnesota Horological Society
President: Ivy Booth
Treasurer: Susan Wood
Secretary: Dean Ziegenbein
The Minnesota Horological Society, affiliated with American Watchmaker Clockmaker Institute (AWCI) the national organization. Serving the Minnesota, North and South Dakota, Northern Iowa, and Western Wisconsin area.
We are the regional affiliate of the National Professional organization. Our goal is to educate and encourage the clock and watch professional and enthusiast.
DATE: August 3, 2023
TIME: 7:00 PM
(room #101, first floor next to office)
11000 Excelsior blvd
Hopkins, MN 55343
Our program will be cleaning, bluing, making and repairing clock hands with Richard Zielike, and Dan LeVesque
Last program was a demonstration on how to repair a gash in an adamantine clock case using a burn in oven, burn in sticks, powdered stains, shellac, Many questions were raised and answered during the demonstration.
Susan wood won the book a manual of veneering by Paul Villard
Scott Vanderline won a 5 pc nylon brush set for cleaning clock pivot holes
SHOW AND TELL:
Ken Danner shared a repair bill from 1998. This caused a lively discussion bout making a living repairing clocks and the changes in prices
Ken asked for advice on servicing an Ansonia with a jeweled pallet
TJ Cornish asked what could cause an escape wheel to jam with the pallet ONLY when it winds down to a complete stop?
FUTURE MHS AND AFFILIATED CLOCK MEETINGS:
Sept 7, 2023
Postal address 1169 Veronica Lane, Mendota Heights, MN 55118