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 POUVILLON RESTORATION PROJECT, INDEX

  2011   Historical written documentation: biographies, newspaper clippings, ANCAHA Summer 1985 article
February   Arrival at facility
June   Removal of Easter calculator, repair of broken pendulum rod, repair case lock and key
August   Begin restoration of movement and forensic recordings. Initial observations
August   Disassembly. Remove complications - lunar indicator, planisphere, tellurian-orrery subassembly, sun-moonrise dials, equation of time differential
August   Some observations on the construction of the clock
August   Disassembly. Time and strike great wheel and barrels. Finish disassembly of frames
August   Reassemble main movement. Suspension spring and suspension pillar frame, escapement
August   Reassemble main movement. Strike barrel, time barrel, and frame
August   Reassemble main movement all components between main frames
August   A discussion about the origin of the tellurian assembly
August   A hypothesis on the time line of the clock's construction
August   An examination of the frame design
September   Fabrication of annual step wheel and cam pack blanks, begin disassembly of mystery dial
September   Continue disassembly and restoration of the mystery dial 
September   Calculation and fabrication of equation cam contours, springs for sunrise/sunset dials
October   Calculation and fabrication of remaining cam contours and spokes.
October   Begin restoration of the Easter calculator: The annual trip snail cam, cam release lever, warning lever and calculator release lever
November   Complete restoration of the Easter calculator: the release lever, annual cam pack, recreate perpetual calendar mechanism for the calculator
A discussion of the Easter calculator's functions, the computus.
November
November   Disassembly of the tellurian and orrery subassemblies
November   Proposed designs to restore the zodiac precession, the year indicator ring, the orrery demonstration crank; replace orrery planets and counterweights
November   A discussion on the precession of the zodiac
  2012    
January   Restoration of orrery demonstration function
February   Restoration of the wood pedestal base
March   Begin restoration of zodiac precession, and year indication complications
April   Complete restoration of zodiac precession, and year indication complications
May   Restore Easter calculator weight and chain, create orrery planet counterbalances; MECHANICAL RESTORATION COMPLETE
June   Restore dials. Begin final finishing.
July   Continue final finishing, lacquering, crystalline waxing and reassembly of the movement
August   Continue final finishing, lacquering, crystalline waxing and reassembly of the movement
September   Conclusion of final finishing, lacquering, crystalline waxing and reassembly of the movement
     
                                                                                                                                     END OF RESTORATION
03/2014   Someone in the Netherlands makes a rough copy

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