Black Forest Clock

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 Restoration of a early 1700's five figure Jacks Clock

(Bell Ringer)

 

 
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 Unrestored Five figure Jacks clock which has the wrong clock face. Purchased for the movement only.

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Jacks clock undergoing restoration process. mounted on wall and running.

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 Restoration process complete on the bonnet for the five jacks figures. The figures have been cleaned to expose the original paint.

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 Original Jacks figures unrestored 

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Jacks figures restored while still keeping the majority of their original paint and patina so that they don't look new

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Paper design template 

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Complete shield in wood ready for assembly and paint

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Closeup of carving details

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Shield and clock now together ready for final assembly and paint

Shield complete and now mounted to the clock movement ready for the next step which will be mounting to its wall bracket.

Ready to run for years to come!!