- Watch repair book filled with useful information
- Ideal for beginner watchmaking
- Acts as a watch and clock encyclopedia
Notes from the readers:
- “By far the best guide for a complete noob like me”
- “Very informative for a hobbyist like me”
- “Very well written with very good diagrams”
An unabridged reproduction of the book as it was originally published in 1940’s London, Watch Repairing as a Hobby is still an indispensable guide to understanding the way that watches work. Beginning with the absolute basics of watch operation, Fletcher explains the different tools needed for repair, cleaning, and disassembling. He also adds a troubleshooting guide for common ailments and detailed solutions.
This wristwatch handbook is divided into five main sections:
- How a watch works
- Tools and how to use them
- How to take down, clean, and reassemble a watch
- Common ailments of a watch
- More ailments
Watch Repairing as a Hobby takes a watch amateur from intrigued novice to skilled technician. With dozens of illustrations to lead you from analysis to repair, this classic manual is necessary for anyone curious about watches and how they tick.