HOW TO RESTORE TELEGRAPH KEYS BY W.R. SMITH - W4PAL
The book is a soft cover, plastic comb bound, 8.5 x 11, and 105 pages.
W.R. Smith takes you through the restoration process, from minor cleaning, to his own designs of vertical keys.
He extensively documents his work with a plethora of high quality color photos, and concise detailed restoration methods.
There are references to the various vendors products and tools used in his shop.
1] Cleaning and Minor Repairs
2] Japanning a Key Base
3] Plating of Key Parts
4] Hints, Tips, and Tooling, Covers shop tools and manufacturing techniques
5] Making Speed Key Parts
6] Rebuilding a Double Lever Vibroplex
7] Restoration of Speed Keys
8] W.R. Smith Telegraph Keys: Monovert, Duovert, and Magnevert
If you have an interest in the restoration of older Vibroplex keys,
or just appreciate fine workmanship, add this book to your library.
W.R. Smith Bio:http://www.wrsmithclocks.com/bio.htm
Mr. Smith HOW TO RESTORE TELEGRAPH KEYS:http://www.wrsmithclocks.com/books.htm#telegraph
Online pictures of Mr. Smith workmanship:http://www.wrsmithclocks.com/telegraph.htmhttp://www.chss.montclair.edu/~pererat/mwr.htm