"Watches were the space technology of their era."
This film by William Scothern, introduces Seth Kennedy, watchmaker and antiquarian horologist who repairs and restores antique pocket watches using his own tools and techniques. Seth specialises in pocket watch case making, particularly rose engine turning for decoration, of which there are only a few people in the UK making professionally. Find out about the endangered crafts of watchmaking and engine turning on the HCA Red List at redlist.heritagecrafts.org.uk.
Filmmaker: William Scothern williamscothern.com
Heritage Crafts Association: heritagecrafts.org.uk