Hot Glue Gun for Steel

Episode 36

Jon’s got a movie credit, Chris is moving clutter, and Omega’s cluttering up the SIHH signal.

  • Design Canada The documentary Design Canada is now out
  • Off Hours Episode 20 We first talked about Design Canada back in Episode 20
  • Off Hours Episode 21 Correction to some follow-up in Episode 21, at the time we said that Jon had no connection to Design Canada, a bit has changed since then & he now has a credit in the film for some post-production work (full disclosure: neither Jon or Chris are receiving any money or other tangible compensation for sales of Design Canada)
  • The Original Omega In addition to re-releasing Omega caliber 321, Omega announced shortly after SIHH that they will also be re-introducing their namesake, 19 ligne pocket watch caliber this year in limited production, alongside a manually wound Omega De Ville 125th Anniversary Edition
  • Omega Seamaster 300 A fresh take on the Seamaster in black ceramic and titanium
  • ETA 6497
  • Vitsœ 606 A universal shelving system designed by Dieter Rams
  • TIG Welder
  • MIG Welder
  • Tungsten Electrodes Chris is going to need a few of these
  • Julie Lake Instagram feed of artist, welder, & jeweler, Julie Lake
  • MESA Safe A solidly constructed steel safe with a combination lock
  • Digital Safe An entry-level safe with digital lock
  • Analog to Digital Lock Conversion Kit
  • Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!
  • Cricut Maker A machine Jon finds handy for automating tedious cutting tasks in a variety of flat materials
  • Silhouette Cameo Another vector cutting machine, similar to the Cricut
  • Knew Concepts Saw Chris cut the aperture for the moonphase display on his watch out by hand using his trusty jewellers’ saw
Dial Mock-up
A mock-up of the dial Chris is making for his moonphase watch