Redesigning Numbers

Episode 56

Chris and Jon discuss the new pad printer from Kent Printers, as well as the typeface design Lee worked on for Chris’ new dial.

Squeegee Work

Episode 55

It’s Bladerunner Month! Jon and Chris discuss Bladerunner inspired watches, the Only Watch auction, GPHG, and some of the subtleties of dial making.

The Perfect Black

Episode 54

The perfect cookie, the perfect moon phase, perfect silence, and the perfect black.

Chris and Jon discuss the end of the Santa Fe Symposium, archery tag, Apple’s Series 5 Watch, and Chris’ upcoming pad printer purchase.

In the fourth instalment of our series on George Daniels’ book, Watchmaking, Chris and Jon discuss the watchmaker’s lathe, its uses, and what to look for when buying one.

Peter Speake-Marin joins Chris and Jon for a conversation about life as an independent watchmaker and his most recent endeavour, The Naked Watchmaker Project. This is part two of two. Part one can be listened to here.

Peter Speake-Marin joins Chris and Jon for a conversation about life as an independent watchmaker and his most recent endeavour, The Naked Watchmaker Project. This is part one of two.

 

Chris and Jon discuss the horological parts of Chris’ recent trip to the UK, including Greenwich, a visit with the #watchnerd, pad printing, and the BHI’s chronograph course.

Purple Car Wrap in Macao

The sky was too overcast for Chris to read the time on Jon’s favourite sundial in Greenwich

Chris returns from the Goldsmiths’ Company Jewellery Materials Congress. He and Jon discuss Crown Jewels, gold jugs, and the horrible things people do to nice cars.

Chris Presenting at the Jewellery Materials Congress

Chris holding a solid gold Claret Jug

Jon and Chris continue their series on George Daniels’ book Watchmaking, delving into the craft of drafting and various forms of magnification useful to watchmakers.

Jon and Chris discuss the tribulations of baking the world’s best chocolate chip cookies, as well as a new method Chris is experimenting with to rapidly prototype watch dials.

Stuck on Runways

Episode 45

Chris and Jon continue discussing Chris’ month of travel. This episode they discuss Makers Central and the Santa Fe Symposium.