Category Archives: custom hands

Great loss for the watch projects community

I am saddened to hear about the passing away of renowned watch modder Noah Fuller on April 13th, 3 days after his 41st birthday and 12 days before his wedding anniversary. Noah Fuller was one of the earliest entrepreneurs offering custom watches and aftermarket parts for Seiko and ETA movements. Having amongst other things created […]

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Introducing: Motor City Watch Works

Motor City Watch Works offers services in the customization of watches. Besides repair, servicing, refinishing, crystal replacement and pressure testing, they also have spare parts to use for your watch modding project. The staff can also apply bead-blasting and Cerakote ceramic coating.  

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introducing: Getat Watch Company

Getat Watch Company is an e-store run by a watchmaker who specialized in custom watches and parts inspired by military timepieces of the Pact of Steel countries, namingly German and Italian. Unlike most eBay sellers, Getat Watch ensures that all dials are coated with Swiss luminous compounds. The cases are available in different sizes and with different surface finish. […]

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Introducing: Vintage Watch Parts

The watchmaker behind Vintage Watch Parts is specialized in fitting vintage movements into new cases, but he also does restoration on all watch components: movements, cases, dials, hands, crowns… you name it. The website is also intended as a resource for handy men and Panerai afficionati who are not afraid to compromise the manufacturer’s warranty […]

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MKII now focusing on complete watches, drops selling parts

This is not fresh news per se but Bill Yao (founder of legendary MKII watch company) announced on February 10th 2010 his decision to stop selling parts (dials, hands and case parts) to focus on complete watches only. Mr. Yao started his business by selling modding parts for ETA-based watches (mainly dials and hands), and success allowed him to […]

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