Watchmaker takes apart and compares watches with Swiss and Japanese movements

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Ryan Jewell is a professional watchmaker in New York. In this episode of Wired’s Deconstructed series, Jewell (good last name for a watchmaker) takes apart two Carpenter watches, one with a Swiss movement (~$150) and one with a Japanese movement (~$500). It’s interesting to see the different tools he uses to take the watches apart without damaging the tiny delicate components. Read the rest