Klockit Blog

12 Tips to Get Your Shop Organized for Fall Projects

By Klockit Team
September 1, 2021

If you haven’t tidied up your shop lately, we recommend it! These tips will help you get organized and smoothly move forward with woodworking projects.

Making Time: The Great Escapement

By Klockit Team
August 2, 2021

The great escapement ensures clock functions are carried out correctly, follow this mechanism though history and learn about its uses today.

The Leap Second: a Jump in Time

By Klockit Team
July 31, 2021

Did you know? Leap seconds are adjustments made to Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) so that the UTC time standard, which is measured by atomic clocks and used for international timekeeping, can be synchronized with astronomical time to within 0.9 seconds. The…

The Future of Precision Timekeeping

By Klockit Team
July 28, 2021

In the beginning, time was a relatively abstract concept that was simply measured by the position of the sun and/or stars. It wasn’t very accurate, but it served a purpose.

Matching Stains

By Klockit Team
July 27, 2021

Trying to match a stain coloration?  What could one do if the stain coloration was not known?  You may wish to consider playing the “mad scientist” and intermixing your own stains.