Do you have what it takes to become a watchmaker? Take this 5 minute test

Aug 08, 2020,08:34 AM

This great little video by Nick Hacko, an Australian watchmaker, will help you determine if you have the personality to be a watchmaker.


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Many thanks for sharing this good video 👍🏻

 By: PoyFR : August 8th, 2020-08:42
Simple and useful.

And if you are a tool junkie like me so can you take it to next level

 By: Jocke - Bad Santa : August 8th, 2020-09:50
Bergeon VS MOD DFP 1,6mm screwdriver for Rolex links. I just got this MOD DFP screwdriver to the left, the MOD DFP is supplied with Panerai watches. A problem I have noticed with the Bergeon 1,6mm screwdriver (to the right) is it's very easy to slip when ...  

You clearly qualify as watchmaker raw material

 By: cazalea : August 8th, 2020-10:09
Do you use those screwdrivers when assembling IKEA cabinets? I had a lot of screwdrivers on my bench ... but I can't find my roller / sharpener tool. Where could it be? ...  

You mean you flatened the triangular tip of the Bergoen to a plateau?

 By: COUNT DE MONET : August 8th, 2020-11:06
Sharpening would mean to narrow the angle of the triangular tip even more.

It is widely known but few who practice

 By: Jocke - Bad Santa : August 8th, 2020-23:50
You should always try to get the screwdriver blade to match the screw as well as possible for the best grip. Since the grooves of the screws are not triangular in shape, of course the screwdriver should not be either.

WoW, impressive! [nt]

 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : August 8th, 2020-17:02

on a small base

 By: Weems@8 : August 8th, 2020-10:02
I am a watchmaker on a small base. Changing straps, adjust date and time, fit pushpins, control parts. I do not open a watch case if the watch is too complicated.

Great video! [nt]

 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : August 8th, 2020-17:02