From Grandfather Clocks Humor

Grandfather Clocks Repair

Grandfather Clocks owners sooner or later, with or without regularly scheduled grandfather clock maintenance including oiling and cleaning, will need to address the inevitable grandfather clock repair challenge or question.  We sell many brands of floor clocks, including Howard Miller grandfather clocks, Hermle Floor Clocks and Ridgeway Grandfather Clocks and the Kieninger Floor Clock collection.  …

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Grandfather Clock Riddle

Who does not love a good time or clock related riddle.  Well, we came across on at Dictionary.com the other day, and as a leader in the grandfather clock, wall clock and mantel clock industry, we feel it is especially worth sharing. This one is also much better than the old one about throwing a …

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The reason for time, explained

This one is almost a magical quote, that any grandfather clock or timepiece enthusiast would appreciate.  Music to my ears. It is, simply, “The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once.” –Albert Einstein. While you might not need a grandfather clock or wall clock or wristwatch or mantel clock, or …

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Mystery Grandfather Clock, on a Sandbar

Perhaps you have read over the last day or two about a Baby Grand Piano that was mysteriously found floating but grounded on a sandbar in Key Biscayne Bay in Florida. Now would not it have been as cool or more so if a grandfather clock or grandmother clock were found sitting on that same …

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Grandfather Clocks in Every Pot

While this may sound absurd simply on the face of it, please read on (and then feel free to still think this idea is absurd). Everybody knows the USA economy, not to mention the global economy is in the doldrums, putting it kindly. Now, and please think out of the box, do you know how …

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Howard Miller Floor Clocks

Floor Clocks are more or less synonymous with grandfather clocks.  Howard Miller Clocks, for many years, as have other major clockmakers, preferred the term floor clocks to grandfather clocks.  If one looks at the catalogs of major makers like Hermle Clocks, Ridgeway Clocks, Howard Miller, and others, Floor Clocks are the preferred term for free-standing …

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Grandfather Clocks Plans

Over the years, many individuals have enthusiastically built grandfather clocks from grandfather clocks plans.  Sometime these plans for grandfather clocks came as a part of grandfather clock kits, including mechanical movements and weights and a pendulum and clock key, and at other times people have actually built the cases themselves from scratch using the grandfather …

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GrandfatherClocksionista Fashionistas Watch Out

Almost everyone has heard of Fashionistas, and has their own different interpretation of the meaning.  Well, watch out, because a new breed on consumers are emerging who  may do to Grandfather Clocks what Fashionistas have done to the world of fashion.  Anyone care to guess how the grandfather clock of the future might be affected? …

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Grandfather Clocks Costume for Halloween Just in Time

OK, this customer visiting with us asked us a perfectly natural question, and it BLEW US AWAY (and yes, we do live reasonably well-rounded and interesting lives). This grandfather clocks customer asked us, without a hint of any hesitation, if we might be able to secure for him a grandfather clock costume for his child’s …

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Grandfather Clocks and Ignorance and Stupidity

Most readers of this Blog will have heard of the book “When Bad Things Happen to Good People”. Well, interestingly, one of the reasons we entered this business many years ago is that, aside from our joy from and pleasure with dealing with clocks customers and the public at large, we also found satisfying our …

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