Can I build my own watch mechanism?

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    Can I build my own watch mechanism?

    I'm curious, is there a company that sells a watch kit? Kinda how like you get a box full of parts and you build a model car, is there some sort of watch kit where a box arrives with tiny parts and a manual and if you follow the instructions you get yourself a watch?
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    Re: Can I build my own watch mechanism?

    Best bet is to take a watchmaking course where you disassemble and then reassemble a finished movement.

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    Re: Can I build my own watch mechanism?

    i live in kuwait and dont think there are any watch courses here sadly...
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    Re: Can I build my own watch mechanism?

    Quote Originally Posted by usurp View Post
    i live in kuwait and dont think there are any watch courses here sadly...
    Methinks you can take it online, you might find this link useful TimeZone Watch School Home
    Last edited by Toronto Pete; July 5th, 2011 at 03:48.

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    Re: Can I build my own watch mechanism?

    Thanks for the info!!
    I didn´t know the page and i love it!!

    Thanks
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    Re: Can I build my own watch mechanism?

    You can buy cheap mechanical watches on ebay...take them apart piece by piece (take pictures of every step) and reverse the process by putting it back together.

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