We are a family business based in Austin, Texas. We specialize in the following areas:
- Clock Repair
- Clock and Clock Case Restoration
- Clock and Watch Appraisal
- Personal Property Appraisal (Estate, Insurance, Value)
- Antique Furniture
We can do the work in our workshop, but we also offer house calls: We will come to your home (for pick-up and delivery), check your clock for repair and perform simple maintenance to keep your clock(s) working which may keep you on time. Our service area includes Waco to Brenham, to San Antonio, to Johnson City with the Travis and Williamson counties being in the heart of the area (Austin, Round Rock, Pflugerville, Cedar Park, Hutto, Lake Travis, Dripping Springs, Kyle, Buda, Taylor, Leander, Manor, Elgin, Bastrop, Spicewood).
Contact: Jay Holloway
Email: jay @ hollowaytrading.com
Holloway Trading specializes in clock repair, restoration and appraisal. We have the ability and training to make critical repairs including parts for the old, handmade clocks produced in the 1700s. The shop has the horological machinery to make gears and other parts necessary to restore clocks. Outsourced parts used by most competitors may not have the same accuracy. Our training includes hundreds of hours working with 2 leading horological in the United States so we make parts and repair clocks to the original standards of quality craftsmanship from years ago.
We repair tall case clocks (Grandfather), all styles of wall and mantel clocks, cuckoo clocks, anniversary clocks and more.
We have been collecting clocks and antique furniture from the mid 1970’s. Jay Holloway has 258 hours of ‘certified horological restoration’ training in clock repair and case restoration. His work in furniture repair and restoration beginning in high school and continuing today provides a strong knowledge base in clock appraisal, clock repair and case restoration. By having training and experience with clocks from manufacture of the case, the mechanical works and the ongoing maintenance, he has the complete prospective to provide knowledgeable information for repair, restoration and appraisal.
The Holloway family are members of the AOA (Association of Online Appraisers), the NAWCC (National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors), CAWCG (Capital Area Watchmaker and Clockmaker), Lone Star Chapter of NAWCC, Southwestern Chapter of NAWCC and the San Jacinto Chapter of NAWCC. He continues to attend Regional and National Conventions to stay updated with new techniques on repair/restoration and pricing for clocks across the US. They have developed programs on clocks for presentation and their personal collection of museum quality clocks has been a source for several programs. They have a wide base of clock enthusiasts to draw information and continue their education in horology.