Turn a Gimbal Clock

Inspired by gimbals that isolated a ship’s chronometer from the motion of rolling seas, this woodturning project stands the assembly upright. The rings highlight a beautiful clockwork with visible gears. Watch step-by-step instructions at the lathe with WOOD magazine’s turning expert, Brian Simmons

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