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  1. Watchmaking
    Good day all and a Happy New Year, I recently posted an update on my ongoing "wooden horology" project depicting the machining capabilities I have presently achieved. The highlight was in the production of a pocket watch scale balance staff out of boxwood in "one chucking" using an old, Light...
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    Greetings good fellows and Happy Holidays, Once again, quite some time has passed and I have engaged upon my studies in university. I bring here a "compact" update on the aftermath of my concluding high school semester's wooden watchmaking endeavour. Within my previous thread, Enlarged Wooden...
  3. Watchmaking
    (This post is primarily aimed towards watchmakers who are acquainted with the mathematics and geometry of movement design.) So, for the past year and three quarters, I've been interested in designing and creating an enlarged, wooden mechanical watch movement for my school's Technological Design...
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    My husband inherited this from his Grandfather, and we are selling it on eBay. Please click on the link to see all the pictures. Thanks for looking! Boxed Lorch WW Watchmaker's Lathe Präzisionsdrehmaschine w Accessories | eBay
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    Hi! The title says a lot, but I'll try my best to elaborate. I'm trying to put together an entire watch (no complications) together by myself. As someone with minimum watchmaking experience, and a lot of time on my hands, which lathe do you think would be the right choice? The Sincere lathes...
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    Hi guys, I have a question - I have heard from a fellow friend who specialize in small mechanics, that when trying to make a really small part on a lathe, it is always better to use a big lathe and not one of the tiny jeweler type lathes, his claim was that the really tiny lathes are not made...
  7. Watchmaking
    Hi Everyone, I'm nearing the end of the design phase for my watch and I'd like to know if anyone could help me machine the case? I can't seem to find any shops nearby capable of doing it. I would have no problem paying for materials and labor, though I'm a high school student so my budget...
  8. Watchmaking
    Hi all, Thought I would share a project that I've been working on for the past few weeks. I'm not a machinist by any means, but I do have access to a machine shop-- nothing special, no CNC, just a nice little lathe, a milling machine, and a few other assorted machines... I'm pretty much...
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