Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Wonder if anyone would do the same research for watchmakers ?
What about watchmakers ??
Anyway, link to the article :
More on the topping tool lesson
Charles checking depth of the cutter
Henrik gives the demo
charles using the topping tool, with his notes as a guide
Cows blocking the way outside the school. Eventful day !
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Have a look at what the guys are doing here.
Quality control with microscope, checking burnishing (shine, burrs)
Between centers turning
Burnishing, using the Jacot Tool
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Monday, October 21, 2013
At the other end ..
More pictures from Robert's class. Henrik's class is in the midst of preparing for their 2nd year. Pictures from that class soon !
Friday, October 18, 2013
Robert needs a beer
Robert says :
"Been a very busy week indeed. Controlling student work as usual but also been preparing the second year; dis-assembling movements, organizing spare parts and create lesson plans etc ... I need beer, but I don't drink beer so what to do? Hit the gym instead. Sounds like a good weekend start to me."
He needs a beer. Sponsors please !
End of the week
Thursday, October 17, 2013
On the topping tool.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Pointy things ..
Moving onto 2nd year
Pivot gauges ...
Monday, October 14, 2013
This is TOTALLY unrelated to watchmaking even though it involves watch parts.
Have a look at this really cool collection with unused watch movements. Click on the link below :
While the emphasis is on classical watchmaking, we do keep up with the times. This is Kevin's attempt at drawing a 3D image of a watch case. Amazingly, he just learnt this a few weeks ago.
Monday sneaks ..
Sunday, October 6, 2013
WatchTour .... Best for last ..
We had the Watch Tour watch awhile back. Well, we thought it was mightily boring with just mug shots. When we sent the watch to the next watchmaker, we thought we might hold back on these pictures until a time where we would like to drum up interest in watchmaking. Now seems like a good time ..
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