Tools and Materials For Sale

If you're interested in buying any of the items featured here, please contact me.

I also supply clock keys of all descriptions and sizes.

Nylon clock line by the metre

'Imitation gut' line - this is NOT Perlon but a multi-core line with a mesh-weave sheath (all in one extrusion). It is designed for stringing squash racquets! When a weight is put on it this will get a bit longer but will revert to its original length when the weight is removed, unlike the old nylon lines which continue to stretch all the time they are under load, and stay stretched when the weight is removed.
This is my normal choice of line for all longcase and fusee clocks...

It is 1.25mm diameter & weighs in at 9.5 gm for the 21-foot length (which is what most shops sell as enough for 2 sides of a longcase), though personally I use 3 metres for each side of a longcase - saving ~20cm each side, nearly half a metre/clock!


£0.50 per meter


Buy this now - phone 01451 810187 with your card details!

Phosphor-bronze clock line by the metre

Phosphor-bronze clock line, 1.4mm diameter. Designed and made specifically for clocks, it has the advantage over steel wire lines that it is softer than brass and therefore will not mark it, but steel wire does.
It weighs 64 gm for a 21-foot length (which is what most shops sell as enough for 2 sides of a longcase).

Personally I use 3 metres for each side of a longcase - saving 8" or about 20cm each side - nearly half a metre/clock!


£3.00 per meter


Buy this now - phone 01451 810187 with your card details!

Nylon-coated steel wire clock line by the metre

Nylon-coated steel wire line, at 0.75mm diameter this is a thin line, but is plenty strong enough for almost any domestic clock. With a safe working load of 25lbs for each line (down from the pulley and back up to the seat-board it will be fine for a 50lb weight!

It weighs 13.6 gm for a 21-foot length (which is what most shops sell as enough for 2 sides of a longcase). Personally I use 3 metres for each side of a longcase - saving 8" each side, or almost half a metre per clock!


£0.50 per meter


Buy this now - phone 01451 810187 with your card details!

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