For Wired’s “Deconstructed” video series, CW21-certified watchmaker Ryan Jewell does a part-by-part break down as he disassembles both a Japanese and a Swiss movement. He compares the differences between the manufacturing of each but more than that he gives a highly descriptive explanation of virtually every part of the watch movement and how each component interacts with one another to make the watch function.

Jason Pitsch
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Jason Pitsch is the Founder of Professional Watches. He appreciates good design and engineering in everything from architecture to automobiles to cameras to clothing. Yet his focus for the past decade has remained consistent on covering just one type of craftsmanship: watchmaking.