9 books in this category
Practical Watch Repairing
By: Donald De Carle
Considered by many to be the watch repairers bible. Here is a unique book. It describes the theories and processes of repairing and adjusting the modern watch in precise and meticulous detail: a thing which has never been done so completely before in the many books on the same subje...
Watch Repairing as a Hobby: An Essential Guide for Non-Professionals
By: D W Fletcher
An unabridged reproduction of the work as it was originally published in 1948 by a London publisher, Watch Repairing as a Hobby remains, more than half a century later, an indispensable guide to understanding how watches work. Starting at the very basics of watch operati...
The Watch Repairer's Manual
By: Henry B. Fried
As The New York Times wrote after his death, Henry B. Fried was "widely acknowledged as the dean of American watchmakers." In the revised, 1961 edition of his classic book The Watch Repairer's Manual, r...
Watch Repair For Beginners: An Illustrated How-to-Guide for the Beginner Watch Repairer
By: Harold C. Kelly
First written by the definitive expert in 1957, Watch Repair for Beginners is the ideal book for anyone who wants to know how to fix their own watch. Learn what horology is; the basics of watch and clock repairing; the mechanics of a clock; how the wheels work; the ...
The Practical Watch Escapement
By: George Daniels
One of George Daniels' central contributions to horology is his co-axial escapement. Having observed that the dominant lever escapement begins to change its rate after a year or two - a disturbance caused by the sliding action of the impulse elements of the escapeme...
Practical Watch Adjusting
By: Donald de Carle
No writer can have added more volumes to the horological bookshelf than Donald de Carle, and his careful and detailed approach to the technical side of the craft has done a great deal to improve the standard of knowledge of a host of craftsmen, and has gained him re...
Mechanical and Quartz Watch Repair
By: Mick Watters
Mechanical and Quartz Watch Repair" is targeted primarily at those who want to learn about watch repair, and features movements that are representative of those found in other watches. The easy to follow instructions are appropriate to both professional repairers an...
The Pocket Watch: Restoration, Maintenance and Repair
By: Christopher S. Barrow
An updated and revised edition of this practical guide--the book the author wished he had on hand at the start of his 20 years cleaning and repairing pocket watches Using as examples six of the most typical types of watch from a period spanning the late 18th century to th...
Complicated Watches and Their Repair
By: Donald de Carle
Dealing with a complicated watch used to be a rare job for the watch repairer, but with the popularity of the automatic, it is almost commonplace. Furthermore, the increased interest in calendar work, alarm watches, and chronographs will undoubtedly bring more and m...