DIY Watchmaking Kit | Bronze Skeleton Dive Watch w/ Brown vintage Strap & Sapphire Dial (NH72) | DWC-D02S
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DIY Watchmaking Kit | 42mm Bronze Skeleton Dive Watch w/ Brown vintage Strap & Sapphire Dial (NH72) | DWC-D02S

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DIY Watchmaking Kit - Bronze Skeleton Diver with Sapphire Dial and Titanium case back:

The DIY kit includes:

  • Complete components of one 42mm Diver series mechanical watch 

    Watch Case:

    42mm DWC Diver Case (Aluminum Bronze)

    • Material: Aluminum Bronze
    • Crystal: Top-hat double dome, Sapphire double dome (All with Anti-Reflective Coating)
    • Case size: 42mm (42mm bezel, 41mm body)
    • Lug size: 22mm
    • Lug-to-lug: 47.5mm
    • Thickness: ~14mm
    • Water-resistant: 20ATM (assuming correct assembly)
    • Crown: Screw-down
    Case Back: Titanium Exhibition case back (Hardened Mineral Crystal)
    Chapter Ring: CR-01-NH Black chapter ring with white marking (TMI NH Series)
    42mm DWC Classic Bezel (Aluminum Bronze)
    Bezel Function: unidirectional 60-click (3-pronged click spring)
    Bezel Insert:
    39.4mm DWC Stainless Steel Diver Bezel Insert with Japan BGW9 SuperLume markers (Black - Type B)
    Watch dial: 28.5mm DWC D02 Sapphire Dial with lumed metal indices (gold) - Japan BGW9 Superlume
    Hands: Diver Gold Hands with Japan BGW9 Superlume (TMI NH Series)
    Movement: TMI NH72 by Seiko
    Strap: 22mm DWC Vintage Leather Strap (Brown)
  • Watchmaking tool options:
    • DWC Essential tools for this experience
    • DWC Professional watchmaker tools with Box upgrade
    • No tools - for those who already have watch repair tools. Please make sure you have hand removal tools and hand-setting tools (usually not included in watch repair kits)
  • Complete video instructions (3 Languages - English, Cantonese and Mandarin)

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

Mod potential:★ (With huge potential for modding due to Seiko Mod compatibility. Details below)

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)

A bronze watch with beautiful patina

DIY WATCH CLUB - Bronze case (aged and before aged)

This bronze case is CNC-ed from a block of aluminum bronze. Our formula included a bit of aluminum as it improves the material's mechanical properties and we believe this results in the best patina over time.

Bronze protects itself from corrosion by developing an oxide layer, which gives you the patina that is desired by many watch collectors. The patina will differ depending on how you wear the watch so each bronze timepiece will age into its own unique look. It's one of the very few kinds of watches that gets more beautiful as time passes by.


DIY Watch Club - Watchmaking tool - Profession Tools box set

This 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


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


NH35 custom rotor

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