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Clockmakers' Museum London

In January I took a much-needed day off. I had a 'John Day,' to slowly go about whatever I wanted to do instead of work. I'll book a day to do somethi...
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First Watch Build

I built a NamokiMod kit and am overall pleased with the result. It was a fun learning experience and great to make something that works and ticks! I b...
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Watchmaking journey

So, my kids gave me a little kick to start on a journey of watch making. As a mechanical engineer there was a bit of a natural draw. They got me a kit...
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Vintage Timegrapher

I received this little lot as a gift yesterday. The Tickoskop is a timegrapher from 1961. I was told that the Greiner next to it was from the 1970s. A...
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Watchmaker ruined my watch

This is my grandfathers watch which I serviced a month ago because it was not working. It was serviced by a local watchmaker who owns a shop and it ke...
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How to properly use springbar tweezers!

This expensive tool is often cited as necessary and the best but can be confusing or frustrating to use without a little guidance. The springbar tweez...
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Watch Tools

Whats the most frequently used tool in your setup other than the universal strap removal tool? Also what is the most unrecognized savior tool in your...
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What are the tools every watch enthusiast should have?

What are the tools each watch enthusiast should have? As a watchmaker and a brand owner I've handled a lot of watches and used a lot of different tool...

Tools Every Watch Enthusiast Should Have: Part 1 — Orion Watches

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The Clockmakers of London

Stumbled upon this museum exhibit as part of The London Science Museum oddly. Fascinating history starting and examples of incredible watches, pocket...
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Watchmaking... is it too risky to try on my watches?

Since I stared this journey, I found myself watching a lot of youtube videos of watchmakers servicing and restoring movements. I decided early on that a least would change batteries when needed. My wa...
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