I need on a reliable, repeatable method of forming
pair- case and consular pocket watch cases.
I've been trying to find a good case maker for a few years, without
luck. But there's a truly, honestly fascinating video showing the
complete process from start to finish, using no electrical tools.
Amazing craft! You might be able to figure out with this video.
FOUR GENERATIONS OF WATCHCASE MAKING: A PROFILE OF MARTIN
MATTHEWS, Professionally produced in the UK by Barbara Darby
(73) Demonstrates the steps in the construction a traditional
watch case, including the operation of a Bow Lathe (c1750),
Boxwood chucking of precious metals, Holtzapfel Treadle Lathe
(c1815), tube making using a Drawbench (c1800), Rose Engine,
and straight line turning. Interesting use of vintage tools.
Recommended for Group and individual use.
I ordered it on the internet from Barbara Darby, the lady publisher
The Master's Jewel
Handcrafted Masonic Jewelry