How a watch works

Stephen Ollman's picture

Found this very interesting 1949 video that explains wonderfully how a mechanical watch works....very cool!

http://www.wimp.com/watchworks/

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William Smith
Posted March 18, 2012 - 5:17pm

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That's a great link admin.  Over the years, we have used the "longer version" in our junior horology program.  The part where Handy uses the water/garden hose analogy is a big hit with the kids, and is done simply enough for even our youngest to understand the principles.  Here's a link to the full version:

http://www.watchtalkforums.info/forums/american-watch-forum/54273.htm

It's the video about half way down the page.