Watch Repairing as a Hobby

Watch Repairing as a Hobby : An Essential Guide for Non-Professionals

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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.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 80 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 13mm | 288g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 1616086459
  • 9781616086459
  • 44,694

About D. W. Fletcher

D. W. Fletcher was an amateur watch-repairing enthusiastic with many years experience of repairing watches.
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