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Category Archives: watchmaking

Why You Should Use Genuine Parts

A watchmaker’s reputation for skilled workmanship is his most valuable asset. By paying too litle for cheap, imitation parts he can lose his reputation. Be sure you guard your reputation for good work by using parts that you know will be satisfactory. The manufacturers know they need to supply us with genuine parts. They have […]

Really cool poster

Not too long ago I shared a really cool watch poster from the Hamilton Watch Company. Now you all have a chance to own your very own poster from ESA. Click on the image below to purchase this poster from AWCI and support the future of watchmaking in the United States.

Tourbillon Model

What students at the Lititz Watch Technicum have been up to: I wish I had made one of these. I love this stuff.

How a Watch Works #5

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How a Watch Works #3

How a Watch Works #2

How a Watch Works #1

Detailed view of the Hamilton Poster I featured yesterday.

From Hamilton Public Relations

A very kind woman gave me this poster this week. 31″ x 21″ Poster explaining how a watch works from the Hamilton Watch Company. I’ll be having it framed for sure!

A Quick Fit

The gasket system used by Rolex to seal their sapphire crystal (the “glass” that protects the dial and hands) to the watch’s case, is one of the best in the industry. I have yet to encounter a better engineered, more reliable, or impermeable system than the one they employ on their Oyster cases. In an […]