In , our publishing house began its activity with the revised edition of the watchmaker’s lathe book by Hans Jendritzki “The watchmaker and his lathe”. Upon opening the Swiss marked package, I thought I purchased a “Little Golden Book”! (Remember those) My initial impression was “lot of. Hans Jendritzki is the author of Watch Adjustment ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews) and El manual suizo del relojero reparador ( avg rating, 1 r.

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Share This Page Tweet. By that, I mean turning between centers. If however, you are attempting to learn centers turning, Jendritzki will aid you greatly. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject.

The Watchmaker and his Lathe (Book by Hans Jendritzki)

The amateur lathe hand will use this book, alongside other similar publications, as a source of information and a textbook. Save your search to a want list and we’ll notify you by e-mail as soon as we locate a match.

The book about the watchmakers lathe was not only restructured and expanded to include several more chapters and an index, but was also verified line by line and illustration by illustration. Still can’t find it? It soon becomes apparent that these lathes can almost only be used for the production of very small parts. In addition, as a Vector lathe was available to us, we were able to use this for new photos and descriptions.

After an introductory explanation of the construction of such a lathe, its rotation technology is of course explained, it only differs from larger lathes by the smaller size of its parts. As such, the watchmaker book represents an important addition to the range of the publishing house Historical clocks How to repair a watch Hans Jendritzki has incorporated his findings from the field of clock repair and clock service in the watchmaker book,however he retains the much appreciated layout, easy readability and practical use typical of all his books.

Learn more Add to want list. Almost all older lathes, which can still be easily acquired today in good used condition, but also newly released watchmaker swivel chairs e. Actually, he is the first author to answer several questions about turning that have perplexed me. Now to the perplexing issues mentioned above.


Tips for successful searching Try checking the spelling of words in your search Try to eliminate “noise” words, such as a, and, the, etc Try searching by just one parameter at a time e. Dec 16, 1, 3 36 Mountain Top, PA http: Watchmaker book about the repair of wrist watches Another excellent feature of this book is the troubleshooting aid it provides. This site uses cookies. Schweizer Werksucher 3 x LaClassification, In many places in the lathe manual there are suggestions on how one might oneself build quite simple machine parts and accessories.

It is however good to have at least heard of it. Do you already have an account? In particular because it describes the repair work on the pocket watch case, as well as the lathe work for the manufacture of spare parts and of electronic wrist watches.

To this end we were able to secure the services of experienced watch specialist Severin Rikl as co-author. Precisely this, and the necessity never to overtax these lathes are essential in order to maintain the value of such a tool.

I could not see the reason for this piece of hardware. The Watchmaker and his Lathe Author: Remember those My initial impression was “lot of money for such a thin book! Contrasted to Perkins “Bible” publication, Jendritzki is focused almost entirely on Geneva style lathes and accessories Indeed, it is these very pictures that greatly increase the practical value of this book.

The Watch Repairer’s Manual Author: English Watch book for watchmakers: For the th anniversary of the birth of Hans Jendritzki, the second edition of the watch book was, unsurprisingly, selected for reprint.

Then follows a detailed description jendritzkj all the most important tasks a watchmaker undertakes on a lathe in order to produce or repair watch parts. The following chapters deal very conscientiously with almost every issue pertaining to clock repair, whereby Hans Jendritzki addresses the needs of his target audience, namely clockmakers, from the point of view of labour economics and taking the general costs issues into account. The chapters of the watchmaker book give, alongside theoretical basics where necessary, very specific instructions as to the work process, the use of tools and procedure to adopt in case of frequently recurring problems.


No, create an account now. The many tips and tricks, both greater and lesser, which the author collected during his long years of teaching, and which he passes on to the interested reader in the watchmaker book, are second to none. But yet when turning staffs, I encountered the problem of finishing the second pivot without risking damage. Perkins mentions center hasn, but Jendritzki emphasizes it.

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This includes very good graphical and textual support in identifying problem areas in wrist watches, and and it names the most common mistakes. Find it in a library. What makes Biblio different? Not merely displayed on the shop counter, or sitting on a shelf in the clock workshop, No! The lathe manual is suitable for all owners of micro lathes and swivel chairs!

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BookGilt is our fast, yet robust metasearch for antiquarian books that searches across dozens of sites worldwide. Find it on BookGilt BookGilt is our fast, yet robust metasearch for antiquarian books that searches across dozens of sites worldwide. Yes, my password is: Table of contents and sample pages ca.

This book however adds tremendously to the world of Watchmaker lathe information by describing accessories used for “fine turning”.