Flat Polished Blued Screw

Episode 40

Blued screws, blued indices, blued hands. Steel isn’t the only thing that’s blue in this episode. Chris and Jon chat about tempering steel, Baselworld 2019, and Swiss customs.

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  • Frodsham Chronometer Dr. Magnus Bosse goes hands-on with the Charles Frodsham Double Impulse Chronometer
  • Aviano A typeface similar to the one used for the indices on Akrivia’s Tourbillon Barrette Miroir
  • Rennie Mackintosh The font Chris is working with for his current dial designs

  • Steel Colour Chart A visualization of the various colours that steel changes to as it is heated

  • Bluing Clock Hands A demonstration of bluing clock hands, from the Clickspring channel on YouTube
  • Elizabeth Tower Home to Big Ben, the first of Elizabeth Tower’s four clock faces has been revealed with a fresh coat of blue paint

  • Baselworld
  • AHCI Official website of the Académie Horlogère des Créateurs Indépendants
  • HANDwerk Collection Stefan Kudoke announced a new collection of watches, with in-house Kaliber 1 movements, at Baselworld this year
  • Habring² Felix Kudoke’s Kaliber 1 is based, in part, on Habring’s A11B movement that debuted in their Felix watches
  • Omega Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Featuring their new caliber 3861, an 861 updated with co-axial escapement, free-sprung balance wheel, & METAS certification
  • Beware: Swiss Customs Michael Stockton recounts the trouble he ran into with Swiss Customs on his way to attend Baselworld 2019
  • E311 Declaration Card
  • ATA Carnet