Beyond Top Notch

Episode 5

Chris flies an ultralight over New Mexico and shares some tales from his travels. He and Jon discuss their first impressions of the iPhone X and potential future developments it hints towards.

What exactly is a watchmaker? Chris poisons himself and Jon ponders a career as a whitesmith, before the two dive into a discussion about watchmaking schools. Oh, and they both encounter a dragon roaming the streets.

Silversmith, Chris Manning, and watchmaker, Jon Edwards, discuss the ancient art of lost wax casting and its application in Chris’ work making pens today.

Silversmith, Chris Manning, and watchmaker, Jon Edwards, delve into Jon’s backstory, his path to becoming a watchmaker and how he came to develop apps for iOS.


Silversmith, Chris Manning, and watchmaker, Jon Edwards, reflect on how they first met, then dive into Chris’ backstory and how he came to make the highly valued pens he creates.