Welcome to "From The Workbench". Here you will find a range of watch related articles including technical information, watch reviews, repair and service techniques, do-it-yourself projects, and more. Your hosts are Rob Berkavicius (Rob B), and Paul Delury. Rob has been involved in watch repairing and collecting for more than 25 years and is probably most well known for his Accutron Watch Page. Paul Delury is an avid watch collector and tinkerer, and is currently the moderator of the TimeZone Vintage Forum. We hope you find something of interest in the works presented here. We have collected together our articles posted on TimeZone over the past years, and will be adding new features on a regular basis.




QUIZZES
MIX n MATCH Quiz 1 - Watches and Movements
by Paul Delury

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MIX n MATCH Quiz 2 - Watches and Movements
by Paul Delury

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MIX n MATCH Quiz 3 - Pocket Watches & Movements
by Paul Delury

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MIX n MATCH Quiz - Match the Lugs
by Rob Berkavicius

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MIX n MATCH Quiz - Name the Logos
by Rob Berkavicius

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REPAIR & SERVICE
An Omega Bumper Gets a Service [2000]
by Paul Delury

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A New Lease on Life - Re-bushing a Worn Hole In a 7 Jewel Elgin Pocket Watch [10/7/01]
by Rob Berkavicius

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One-Piece Cases and the Crystal-Lift Tool [2000]
by Paul Delury

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Reviving a Bulova Hingeback [2001]
by Paul Delury

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Restoring Luminous Hands [2000]
by Paul Delury

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Restoring & Replating a Watch Case [8/8/00]
by Rob Berkavicius

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The Almost Forgotten Omega Speedmaster [6/10/00]
by Rob Berkavicius

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TECHNICAL REVIEWS
83 Jewels Too Many? Part 1 [9/25/02]
by Rob Berkavicius

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83 Jewels Too Many? Part 2 [9/25/02]
by Rob Berkavicius

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Cyma Clocks [5/24/01]
by Rob Berkavicius & Paul Delury

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A Quick Look at a Pair of Hamilton Electrics [11/20/00]
by Rob Berkavicius & Paul Delury

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A Gallery of Regulators [2000]
by Rob Berkavicius

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A Jewel Among Watch Levers [11/25/00]
by Rob Berkavicius

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Invicta Seconds Hand Mystery Solved [10/30/00]
by Rob Berkavicius & Paul Delury

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The Tissot "Astrolon" Plastic Watch [4/2/00]
by Rob Berkavicius & Paul Delury

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TOOLS & TECHNIQUES
Watch Movement Size Measuring Systems [9/6/00]
by Rob Berkavicius

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D.I.Y. Watch Dials [9/25/00]
by Rob Berkavicius

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Close-Up Pictures Using Enlarger Lenses [2000]
by Paul Delury

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Making a Woody (Wooden Dial)
by Rob Berkavicius & Paul Delury

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Crystal Polishing: Autosol vs Polywatch [2000]
by Paul Delury

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Maintenance and Repair of Watchmaker's Screwdrivers [11/2000]
by Rob Berkavicius

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WATCH ANIMATIONS
A Hamilton Pocket Watch in Action!
by Rob Berkavicius

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A Waltham Movement Assembly Animation
by Rob Berkavicius

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WATCH REVIEWS
Russian Watches: Mechanical Alarm & Perpetual Calendar [1998]
by Paul Delury

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Hamilton Chrono-Matic II [8/7/98]
by Paul Delury

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Something a Little Different [1999]
by Paul Delury

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