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Old Dominion NAWCC Chapter 34


Sunday, August 10, 2014


10:30 AM Exhibit Opens
  Mart Opens
11:15 AM Program Part I
12:00 Noon Luncheon
Following Lunch Business Meeting
  Program Part II

Crowne Plaza Williamsburg at Fort Magruder
6945 Pocahontas Trail - Williamsburg, Virginia

Randy Naber's revised 2012 material list and directions for refinishing clock cases (Link)


American Strike Levers
A Video Presentation by David J. LaBounty,
AWl CMC, BBI Fellow

Part 1 The program is a very complete and practical coverage of theory, wear correction and adjustment of American Strike levers. The viewer will learn how the levers work together and the best way to adjust them for trouble-free performance. Certified at the highest level in both the United States and Great Britain, David J. LaBounty, American Watchmakers Institute Certified Master Clockmaker, Fellow of the British Horological Institute and NA WCC Life Member, is one of the most capable professionals in the world at restoring antique clocks. Shown with the permission of the author, the program covers the American strike train nomenclature and function, correction of wear on strike levers and adjustment of stop on American mantel and wall systems including Gilbert, Seth Thomas 89, Ingraham and an older New Haven movement.

Part 2 The continuation of the subject including steps in adjustment, simple fabrication of a wire bending tool, replacement of return springs. Easy to understand and thorough treatment of an essential skill often glossed over or inaccurately covered.

Previous Programs

Richard (Rick) Robinson, President
Michael W. Tyler, Vice President
Judy Draucker, Secretary Contact Judy
Janet L. Tyler- Treasurer

Future Meeting Dates

February 8, 2015 April 12, 2015
June 14, 2015 August 9, 2015
October 12, 2014 December 14, 2014



CHAPTER 34 HISTORY 1954 - 1984