[Editor's Gift Pick] Our skeleton dive watch kit with the sapphire dial
DIY Watch Club diver with a sapphire dial. Lume show showing the Japan Superlume BGW9. This diver is powered by Seiko NH72
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DY WATCH CLUB - Watchmaking tool set (Pro tools box set in wooden box)
DY WATCH CLUB - Watchmaking tool set (Pro tools box set in wooden box)

[Editor's Gift Pick] Our skeleton dive watch kit with the sapphire dial

Regular price
¥100,400
Sale price
¥85,300
Tax included.


A classic dive watch with skeleton modification.

This is one of our most recommended gift sets as this design works well for new watch lovers and seasoned collectors alike. Apart from its attractive look, this kit can almost guarantee to be a great gift because:

  • It is a well-respected classic dive watch design, which is proven to work well whether you dress up or dress down.
  • It is a well-executed departure from the typical dive watches. The smoke sapphire dial provides just the right balance between legibility and the interesting design of the skeleton movement.
  • Sapphire crystal and the Seiko mechanical movement checks all the boxes for watches at this price point.
  • The toolbox serves as one of the best-looking gift boxes money can buy.
  • This watch will draw the attention of fellow watch collectors and friends. It is an amazing conversation starter.

So, what are you waiting for? :)

The DIY kit includes:

  • Complete components of one 41mm Diver series mechanical watch 

    Watch Case:

    41.5mm DWC Diver Case - Coin Edge variant

    • Material: SS316L Stainless Steel
    • Crystal: Sapphire double dome with Anti-Reflective coating
    • Case size: 41.5mm (41.5mm bezel, 41mm body)
    • Lug size: 22mm
    • Lug-to-lug: 47.5mm
    • Thickness: ~14mm
    • Water-resistant: 20ATM (assuming correct assembly)
    • Crown: Screw-down
    Case Back: Stainless steel Exhibition case back (Hardened Mineral Crystal)
    Chapter Ring: CR-01-NH Black chapter ring with white marking (TMI NH Series)
    Bezel:
    41.5mm DWC Knurled Bezel (Stainless Steel)
    Bezel Function: unidirectional 60-click (3-pronged click spring)
    Bezel Insert:
    39.4mm DWC Stainless Steel Diver Bezel Insert (Black - Type A)
    Watch dial: 28.5mm DWC D02 Sapphire Dial with lumed metal indices (Japan BGW9 Superlume)
    Hands: Diver Hands with Japan BGW9 Superlume (TMI NH Series)
    Movement: TMI NH72 by Seiko
    Strap: 22mm DWC FKM Rubber Strap (Black)
    • Watchmaking tool 
      • DWC professional watchmaker tools with Box upgrade
    • Complete video instructions (English, Cantonese and Mandarin) 

Time required:120~ mins (Simply enjoy the watchmaking process at your own pace)

Mod potential:

Difficulty Level: (without the new second hand installation tool)

  • Key challenge: second hand installation

Difficulty Level:  (With the new second hand installation tool. Details below)



DWC PRO WATCHMAKING TOOL KIT: 


DIY Watch Club - Watchmaking tool - Profession Tools box setThis is our Pro Tool Kit, a DWC in-house design from top to bottom. This is a lot more than a mere step up from standard Amazon watch-making tools; it is a collection of tools we designed and crafted to give you the best watchmaking experience possible.

And in watchmaking, just like many other crafts, the quality of the tools does affect the quality of the outcome.

Learn more about it here: What Makes a Good Watchmaking Tool

SEIKO MOD COMPATIBILITY:

This dive watch is partially compatible with Seiko Mods. For detail please check out our blog post here: 

https://diywatch.club/en/blog/parts-compatibility-for-seiko-mod

MODDING SUGGESTIONS

DIY WATCH CLUB - Custom rotor for gun silver seiko NH72 movement (automatic)

A Seiko made original rotor with Côtes de Genève finish, customized by us. A perfect icing on the cake for the watch you assembled yourself or a mod you are proud of. Best paired with an exhibition case back. Design your custom rotor