The DW Perpetual Calendar

This video of a calendar plate from a DW Double Pendulum clock shows the Sunrise/Sunset work and the Daniels perpetual calendar mechanism with instant change and retrograde date in action.

The Platinum Watch

Making the steel balance bridge 1; this is the bridge machined out and the holes drilled, now filing the bridge to shape 2; Drilling the hole for the stud screw 0.30mm for a 0.40mm thread 3; The bridge is now ready to be blued over brass filings 4; The steel bridge has now been blued, […]

The Platinum Watch

The new bespoke click for the Platinum watch can now be seen here

The Platinum Watch

The platinum barrel plate now has a red gold ring set into the platinum and frames the ratchet wheel.

2nd June 2017 Making The Platinum Watch (Read More)

The next Platinum Watch is now in the making process. This group shows creating the platinum discs which will become the movement plates. Descriptions; Platinum1; The .925 platinum shot weighted and ready to be smelted. Platinum 2; Heat is applied to the shot to melt in a crucial. Platinum 3; The ingot after pouring and […]

2nd July 2017 Making The Platinum Watch (Read More)

For a change of pace from the hot work of casting the platinum here is a short video showing how the snailing effect is created on the steel winding wheels. Descriptions, Snailing 1; The steel ratchet wheel finished in a very unusual and rare triple band snailing effect. Snailing 2; The three winding wheels […]

12th October 2016 Miniature Carriage Clock 19mm x 29mm

I am almost there as these photos show. I now have the platform fully made and almost finished, there is still polishing and cleaning to be done and the balance bridge to receive its final shape and finish. The platform is 19mm wide x 17.65mm deep The escapement itself has been quite a challenge in […]