The Bahnhäusle (sometimes “Bahnwächterhäusle”) design has been an incredibly popular design since 1850. Friedrich Eisenlohr of Furtwangen, Germany first submitted the design as part of a contest for the Grand Duchy of Baden. His inspiration was a railroad guard’s house overrun by vines and leaves.
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Meet Christophe from Robert H. Uhrenmanufaktur.He’s a very special clockmaker in the Black Forest in Germany. He produces our very special models #8365 and #8366. There are very few of these clocks made and each is made by hand – one at a time.Here is a pictorial on the process of carving the special Long Bahnhäusle and Gothic style cuckoo clocks.
I was glad to see that someone uploaded this documentary to YouTube. Fast Forward to 5:39:Most of the shots are from our very own Rombach und Haas!!…of course, the carvings aren’t done from “pine or plywood.” Black Forest cuckoo clocks are carved from Linden wood.Here are more pictures from one of our specialty Black Forest cuckoo clock makers:This was for a custom made clock for the Prince