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Black Forest Cuckoo Clocks

Sunday, May 6th, 2007

Known for its harsh winters, its many local artisans, and an abundance of hard woods unique to the area, Triberg in the Black Forest is the prime location for the production of cuckoo clocks. Even today, most of the worlds supply of cuckoo clocks still comes from Germany, mostly from the Black Forest area. There [...]

Should I buy a cuckoo clock?

Wednesday, March 7th, 2007

Are you in need of a quality clock to keep time in your home? Do you want a timepiece that marks each hour by a sound? Are you interested in a unique and historic piece that is sure to bring beauty and charm to your home? Do you want a fabulous conversation piece that is [...]

Where to Find Cuckoo Clock Parts

Thursday, February 15th, 2007

In some places, one might be able to find old men bent over tables with all of the knowledge, expertise and inventory of parts that are necessary to fix a broken or malfunctioning cuckoo clock. For those of us who don’t have the time or desire to seek out such eccentric craftsmen, the Internet has [...]

A Look at Cuckoo Clock Movement

Sunday, August 6th, 2006

The inside mechanics of cuckoo clocks maintain virtually the same design since the day they were first created in the Black Forest of Germany. While the parts are now sometimes made out of metal and plastic instead of the all wood versions that started it all, the weights and counterbalance mechanisms that help them perform [...]