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Monthly Archives: December 2010

14 Great Stocking Stuffers for Watchmakers

It’s that time of year again. With Christmas just around the corner, I thought I would take some time to compile a list of useful stocking stuffers for watchmakers. I’ve scoured the net high and low to try and find the best prices on a lot of these items, as well, without sacrificing on quality. [...]

Ancient Greek Clockwork Wonder Recreated in LEGO

A lot of the watchmakers I know grew up playing with LEGO, or a similar constructible variation, like MegaBlocks or Meccano. Even modern mechanical watchmaking gurus, like Greubel-Forsey, admit to using these sorts of basic building constructs. The first physical prototype of their 30° double incline tourbillon was created using Meccano. Perhaps it’s the logic [...]

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