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Mark Hamborg enjoys the detail work of fixing an old timepiece, bringing the past alive.

The clock is ticking - thanks to Hamborg

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Time passes soothingly at Mark Hamborg's home - for about 30 seconds.

Then the house comes alive with chimes, bonks, cuckoos and ticks.


It has an amazing rhythm to it.

Hamborg, a Nevis school custodian, started tinkering with a wind-up kitchen clock that his dad had in the attic more than 40 years ago.

He was dissuaded early on from the family trade, farm equipment repair.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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