clockmaker

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Synonyms for clockmaker

someone whose occupation is making or repairing clocks and watches

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The book is a history of clocks and clockmaking in Birmingham, Coventry, Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Staffordshire up until about 1900 when the Americans and the Swiss took over the industry with mass production methods.
It would not be surprising if Cannon had moved either from carpentry into clockmaking or clockmaking into carpentry.
THOMAS Tompion was dubbed the Father of English Clockmaking and, if in original condition, some of his pieces can fetch over pounds 100,000.
Meanwhile, Geneva, with its Huguenot heritage, had become with London and Paris, one of the three main centres of watch and clockmaking.
In exploration, the believers in the Enlightenment Project examine other sciences that seem to be succeeding, and attempt to remodel philosophy on an analogy to that science (from clockmaking all the way to computer programming).
Georgetown's Barraud clock, together with the 1815 New Amsterdam clock of a competitor, Richard Ganthony, exemplify an age when the mastery of a craft such as clockmaking placed workers at the zenith of the skilled trades.
But we will be pleased to see anyone that visits us to show them what an important contribution was made by watch and clockmaking to the industrial development of our great city.
Those are all ingredients for clockmaking," he said.
Well before mass-production wasever thought of, the Owens produced literally hundreds of clocks using components - movements, fingers and dials - imported from other centres, notably the clockmaking area around Prescot, St Helens and Warrington, which were assembled in cases made locally.
At the age of 17, he went to work in the Tic Toc factory in Ystradgynlais to make tools for clockmaking.
A FINE grandfather clock is a pleasing combination of brilliant clockmaking and, more often than not, a high standard of furniture design.
This is a direct result of the activities of one all-surpassing anonymous UK collector whose aim has been to acquire the pioneering and the mechanically unusual or complicated, rather than merely good and attractive but standard pieces by the great names of English clockmaking.
More than 160 years of British clockmaking is represented by the 18 longcase clocks on offer within the 50-lot clock section.
Skills acquired by North West Wales workers under these programmes range from 3D autocad for clockmaking to arts and design and office administration.