I have to laugh a bit when I write this, because this is not something that I normally do. I decided to purchase the cheapest automatic mechanical watch, a men’s watch, on Amazon, and see if it would be any good. I have to admit,… Read More »I bought the Cheapest Automatic Watch on Amazon
First, let me say that I really don’t hate Invicta watches. I rather enjoy most of their designs and styles of their watches except for a few of the bigger and bulkier watches that have kind of strange watch bands on them. Invicta used to… Read More »Do I really Hate Invicta?
Most, but not all Rolex watches have the quickset feature. The quickset feature on a Rolex watch allows you to advance the “date” manually, and quickly instead of advancing the time 24 hours to advance to the next date. Here, I want to show you… Read More »How a Rolex 3135 Quickset Date Feature Works
Elgin pocket watches are some of the best watches every made. I’m lucky enough to receive a lot of pocket watches in, for restoration, repairs, and cosmetic work. It is an honor for me to work on these, and I get to meet so many… Read More »16 Size Elgin Pocket Watch Restoration and a couple of broken bits!
Replacing a broken balance staff on a pocket watch, is not a very complicated repair. However it is made it easier if you have the correct tools and enough patience to get through the complete repair. The balance is important, obviously, and the staff is… Read More »How to replace a broken balance staff on a Pocket Watch
Getting realistic renders in Blender 3.0 is not that difficult. Blender 3, and the cycles render engine make it pretty simple to get started. However, there are some things that you should know before you dive in, and practice with no information. Materials and textures… Read More »Realistic Rendering with Blender 3.0x, and how to do it easily!
In this tutorial, I’m going to teach you how to replace the main spring in a men’s Rolex wristwatch. It is important that mechanical watches be serviced periodically, and have the main springs changed during that period of service. the main spring, is the motor… Read More »How to replace a Rolex Mainspring
In this video I’m going to show you how to change the roller jewel on a roller table from a pocket watch. The roller jewel on this watch was broken and misplaced somewhere in the watch so it had to be removed, and now we’re… Read More »How to change the Roller Jewel of a pocket watch
Pocket watches are some of the most collectable items ever. They are mechanical wonders that have been made for hundreds of years. These ticking beauties however, need to be serviced. In this series, parts 1, 2 and 3, you will see the full teardown and… Read More »Pocket Watch Full Service Parts 1, 2 & 3