Return to the Antiques & Collectibles Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
cukoo clock technician

Posted by flowergirl70ks (My Page) on
Wed, May 28, 14 at 16:51

Looking for someone to fix my cukoo clock


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: cukoo clock technician

Look in your local yellow pages for clock repair


 o
RE: cukoo clock technician

A good p;ace to start is your local trade school. See if it has a clock repair course, and if it does, contact the instructor for recommendations. That question, however, my put him/her on the spot since a number of these instructors main business is clock repair and service. They teach repair as a side job and for some, it is done for the love of the skill and the desire to keep the trade going. Clock repair of mechanical clocks has nearly dissappeared and those who really know how are the ones who are trying to keep the trade alive.

Most watches and clocks today are electronic and most are not repaired, but replaced with another one when failed.

There are a few good clock mechanics around and they mostly work on antique clocks. Those fellows are further subdivided with the high end ones qualifying as clock conservators. The conservators strive to maintain the antique value of the piece and most people can not afford them.

So, back to a local repair instructor - He likely is aquainted with the local repairmen and knows the quality of their work. He may have taught some of them. If you can get him to talk, you will get the best information.

Why not make your cukoo clock a project and take a repair course. I just came out of a class where 3 cukoo clocks were being worked on.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Antiques & Collectibles Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here