My Little Bubble

Episode 62

While still in lockdown Chris is able to get his straight line engine assembled and shoot some video. He and Jon discuss the new iPad and its utility for design, as well as a few resources for making your own masks.

Artist Hermit

Episode 61

Jon is housebound. Chris is bubble hopping. As a pandemic sweeps the globe—bringing laser prices down along with it—they discuss two very different globe-like complications.

Force Multipliers

Episode 60

Chris has returned from WorkbenchCon with a new fidget spinner and knowledge of plasma and saws. Jon and Chris discuss the updates to the new studio as well as a few watches at opposite ends of the manufacturing spectrum.

Jon and Chris discuss the new Speedmaster with the 321, Seth Kennedy and engine turning, making watch crowns, a quick shop update, and more.

It is yearly theme time again. Chris and Jon discuss how successful 2019’s themes were, what their 2020 themes are, and an update on Chris’ shop move.

Absolutely Palatial

Episode 57

Chris and Jon discuss a number of articles and videos covering Kari Voutilainen’s shop and watchmaking, Dean DK’s excellent YouTube channel and his shop visits while in Switzerland, as well as the new home of Silver Hand Studios.

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.