Monday, September 7, 2009

Tools For My Time Machine!

I was very fortunate to be able to do a little antiquing this weekend. I found a cigar box full, yes FULL of watch maker's tools!!! Now mind you, I really don't know anything about making watches, but I do know a little teeny bit about trying to take them apart! Not that I bought this collection to use anyway. It's just a fascinating little bunch of tools for a steampunk lover to find!
There are several calipers of some sort, and several vices, and tiny punch tools. There are even two small rulers to measure the round jewels!! There is a tiny plastic box that contains about 100 tiny watch hands, many of them very ornate.
I may not be able to make use of some of these tools but I know I will enjoy looking at them as much as anything. Here's a look for you to enjoy.


  1. ooo sounds like you had fun! I love old tools! Having stuff like this around is inspirational i'm sure.

  2. Wow! Very cool for you to find watch tools. What a treasure.