|Rating||:||4.75 (908 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||462 Pages|
A. Brewster said Truly one of the great texts on watchmaking. Truly one of the great texts on watchmaking. As an amateur, I don't deign myself proficient enough to truly take advantage of the majority of the knowledge here. However, Daniels was nothing if not a great teacher, if this book is any indication. Being smart or extremely proficient in a subject does not at all have any bear. Dense Meh Wow, there's a lot of info in this book. I have a pretty solid grasp of math, metalworking, and engineering-related topics, so the technicality of the book wasn't too daunting, but wow. Just when you thought a book on timepiece mechanics was just a shifting around and combining of stuff you already knew, this book shows up . Pure Technical Horology Bible This is a pure horology book in technical level, providing comprehensive and illustrated steps, tools, methods of making every part and component in a watch, from screw to case. Complicated function components such as Tourbillon, Sesame Chain etc are included.The wonderful masterpiece is a bible for horology technicians, wa
This new edition is updated to include a new section which discusses and illustrates a variety of the author’s own watches. The making of the precision timekeeper is described, step by step, and is illustrated at each stage with line drawings and brief explanatory captions. The first and most comprehensive step-by-step guide on the subject, Watchmaking has become a classic in its own right. Great care has been taken to ensure the text is easy to follow and to avoid complicated technical descriptions.. The author's principal aim in writing this book has been to inspire and encourage the art of watchmaking, especially among a new generation of enthusiasts
""A new edition of one of the definitive texts on horology this book continues to inspire and encourage the art of watchmaking , especially among new generations of enthusiasts and Daniels' advice is constantly sought by both student and watch repairers, his understanding of the problems that can beset the would-be watchmaker, especially in an age of mass production, and his expert knowledge of the history of watchmaking being second to none the text is easy to follow and care has been taken to avoid complicated technical descriptions."" - QP Magazine""Dr Danielsstated his principal aim in writing this book as being 'to inspire and encourage the art of watchmaking', an aim which the book meets very well indeed. Over the last thirty years this book has been steadily improved. This latest edition is the best yet and I have no hesitation in recommending it."" - Colin Fergusson MBHI, Horological'This classic handbook will be indispensable to generations of watchm
George Daniels, MBE, DSC (HONS), FSA, FCGI, FBHI, FAWI, is a practicing horologist with fifty years’ experience in both antiquarian and modern watchmaking, and is a pastmaster of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers.