Category Archives: Seiko

Proyecto Tokkotai, Spanish initiative of a Japanese icon assembled in Poland

Earlier this year (2013) the Spanish forum ClubSeiko decided to make their first project the Proyecto Tokkotai in tribute to the WWII Japan Imperial Navy pilot’s Seikosha.  The idea is to keep the dial and hands as close as possible to the original. The 316L steel case has been sized to 43 mm and the water-resistance to […]

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Happy New Year! The Most Popular Posts of 2011

As the editor, I would like to wish the reader a Happy New Year, and thank them for their support throughout the year 2011, either by visiting our posts or by linking to them on horological forums. WatchProjects.com consistently started publishing news about boutique brands in July 2009 and the site traffic almost doubled between December […]

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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 […]

Posted in aftermarket crystals, aftermarket hands, aftermarket parts, assembler, custom bezels, custom dials, custom hands, editorial, pimp your watch, press, Seiko | Leave a comment

The Poor Man’s Fifty Fathoms

Seiko has a rock-solid reputation when it comes to their diving watches and über-affordable Seiko 5 collections. Standing on the shoulders of their legacy, history and Intellectual Property, Seiko are rightly the last company that one would expect to attempt to draw inspiration from competition. This is the certainty that was challenged in the minds of some forumers when they discovered Seiko’s latest 42mm-wide […]

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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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