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My Cuckoo Clock Runs Too Fast or Too Slow

Posted by Megan Mahoney on

My Cuckoo Clock Runs Too Fast or Too Slow

No need to take it to the clock repair shop! This is probably just because your pendulum is moving too fast or too slow. The length of the pendulum determines how fast it swings, so you need to either lengthen or shorten it.   It runs too fast: -Lengthen the pendulum by moving the bob down   It runs too slow -Shorten the pendulum by moving the bob up   What is the bob? Below is a picture of the bob. The bob is simply the leaf part of the cuckoo clock How much should I move the bob? This...

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Don't Let Your Clock Drive You Cuckoo!

Posted by Megan Mahoney on

Don't Let Your Clock Drive You Cuckoo!

As cuckoo clocks have such a long lifespan, it is inevitable that sometime during the generations of use it will need a little adjusting. So over the next 7 days we will offer a hint or tip that might help you out. Many of these fixes are quite simple and don't require much time or effort.  Tip for 12/9: Why won't the cuckoo bird pop out even though everything else is functioning? -If your clock is new make sure you have unlocked the latch on the cuckoo bird's door. You can see that done in the video here  at 1:43....

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Welcome!

Posted by Megan Mahoney on

Welcome!

Welcome to the store! I would like to personally thank you for coming by! I am proud to offer a variety of the worlds finest cuckoo clocks! They are truly treasures from generations past and the generations of the future. So please join us in the journey! My name is Megan and I am the founder of Designed in Time. I have long since been passionate about the arts, so it is only natural that cuckoo clocks would be a part of my life as well. I have always found the power in these little clocks remarkable. Perhaps it is...

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So What is a Black Forest Cuckoo Clock Anyway?

Posted by Megan Mahoney on

So What is a Black Forest Cuckoo Clock Anyway?

So what is a Black Forest cuckoo clock anyway?   A valid question that deserves an answer! All clock enthusiasts make a fuss over a true Black Forest cuckoo clock and there are some good reasons why. To give a quick background on the Black Forest, it is a mountainous region in southwestern Germany. It is also known for its cuckoo clocks as this is where the cuckoo clock experienced the majority of its growth and evolution. The highly capable clockmakers here perfected it and made it an international success. First, all the major parts of a Black Forest clock...

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