A complete guide to the ins and outs of watch repair,
both for beginners and experts.
An unabridged reproduction of the work as it was originally published in London in 1948, Watch Repairing as a Hobby remains an indispensible guide to understanding how watches work.
Starting with the very basics of watch operation, Fletcher moves through the various tools required for repair, disassembling, and cleaning, as well as a troubleshooting guide for common ailments with detailed solutions.
This must-have guide is broken up into five key 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 repairman. With dozens of illustrations to guide you through analysis and repair, this classic work is essential for anyone interested in watches and how they tick.
Never before has a how-to guide for watch repair been written in such an easy-to-utilize format, as seen through the eyes of a successful amateur. You don’t need to be a professional to enjoy and understand the nuances of watch repair—just a copy of this book nearby.