Automata old & new, kinetic sculpture, clockwork, toys, the mechanical arts
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Gravity escapement? Wow, I am going to have to read up on this! Shown here is a prototype gravity escapement constructed in wood. The escapement is based on a clock designed by Julian Kägi that was published in the NAWCC Bulletin.
Labels: clockwork, escapment, time
posted by Dug North on 8/15/2011
Hi Dug, you will find the related thesis work (Diplomarbeit) from Julian Kägi here on this swiss clockmaker school in Grenchen(CH) by scrolling below:http://www.zeitzentrum.ch/challenge/challenge.jsp Greets Falk
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