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Monthly Archives: July 2011

One Hazard of Epilame

If you ask ten different watch manufacturers about their recommended protocol for using epilame in the servicing of a watch, you are likely to get ten different answers; even among watch brands that operate under the same parent organization. Technical documentation from one company will recommend applying epilame to components X, Y, and Z, while [...]

Portland, OR Horological Swap Meet

DO YOU LIVE AROUND PORTLAND, OR? AWCI is holding its first-ever SWAP MEET on Aug 7th, 9am-3pm. Bring your watches, clocks, tools, parts…anything related to timekeeping to BUY-SELL-TRADE. Call now to reserve your table for just $25! (Gen. Admission: $10 to non-sellers). 866-367-2924 or adunn@awci.com. HURRY! Hilton Hotel, Vancouver, WA, 301 w 6th St., Vancouver, [...]

Kello Featured in iW Magazine

Kello featured in iW Magazine

Kello, a portable watch timing machine I built for Apple’s iOS, has been featured in an article in the July issue of International Watch Magazine. For those who may not have been able to get their hands on a physical copy of the magazine or who would like to know more than what was revealed in the article, the following excerpts are from a series of emails in which I answered questions posed by the article’s author, Sheldon Smith.

Protecting Your Most Valuable Set of Tools

Last week, Tuesday marked the first day of summer here in the Northern Hemisphere. The equator of the Earth was at it’s maximum tilt around mid-day, offering up the longest duration of (much welcome) daylight hours that are possible in a day between sunrise and sunset. With the warmer weather comes more time spent outside [...]