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How to Make a Screw Thread

In preparing to make a screw thread you must first make sure that the cylinder you are going to use is of equal width down its entire length. It should always be 0.01-0.05mm under the thread size. In this example I am turning a 1.2mm thread and so I took the post to between 1.19-1.15mm. …

The Future

In the Beginning

I came into watchmaking almost out of nowhere. At the end of 2010 I had returned to the UK from an 8 year stretch in China. While there I had spent most of that time running my own business selling oil paintings to overseas markets. I thought upon returning home that I would have potential …

About Me

I was born and raised in Cambridgeshire. After working for a number of years in banking, when I was 23 I headed off to the far East in search of adventure. After spening 8 years in China, mostly running my own fine art business and having learned fluent Mandarin Chinese, I returned to Britain at …

About Great British Watch Company

In 2011 the Great British Watch Company was founded with the ultimate goal of helping to regain some of the ground Britain has lost as a centre of horology. To build and maintain the reputation of the Made in Great Britain stamp on timepieces To offer a range of British designed, manufactured and assembled watch …