Make My Own Watch Classic 40 Kit Now Available from Esslinger, Superb Watchmaker Design Kit for Horology and DIY Enthusiasts

Exceptional high quality watchmaker kit includes complete selection of design options for dial type and color, strap upgrade options, jeweled crown and more. Separate Make My Own Watch Tool Kit contains professional grade watchmakers tools, total package allows builders to gain practical experience in fashion watch design, assembly, and repair.

[5/30/2018 – Saint Paul, MN] – The Make My Own Watch Classic 40 kit from allows enthusiasts the convenience of exploring the craft of watchmaking and watch repair at home, rather than requiring an expensive class and purchase of costly and hard to source parts from a variety of vendors. With the Make My Own Watch Tool Kit included, everything necessary to design and assemble a professional-quality men’s fashion watch is provided in an easy and affordable package.

“The Classic 40 is a first of its kind kit and something that advanced DIY project builders and horology enthusiasts have been clamoring for,” said President Mark Esslinger. “We provide builders with the same instruments and mechanical parts used by professional watchmakers and haute horlogerie artisans in their trade. This is the closest you can get to authentically practicing the techniques and mastering the skills of actual fine Swiss watchmakers.”

The Make My Own Watch Classic 40 kit features include:

  • 316L stainless steel watch case and back with mineral glass crystals pre-installed
  • Automatic mechanical NH35 watch movement with 41 hours power reserve and 24 jewels
  • 3 ATM water resistance
  • Watch box for storing or gifting

A full roster of upgrade options allows builders to fully customize their creations. Choose from four sepatate dial looks and watch strap material upgrades, as well as premium options of a jeweled crown, sapphire addition, and/or magnifier date window. Click here to see more about customizing and personalizing your watch.

The Make My Own Watch Tool Kit, with over two dozen professional watchmakers tools (including a case opener, spring bar tools and hand remover) can be purchased separately.

“Horology is both a hobby and passion that is growing in the United States and around the world,” said Mark Esslinger. “Out kits make watch design and assembly accessible to anyone, whether it’s someone interested in horology and learning how fine watches are made, or a person who just wants a fine watch and a greater, more rewarding attachment to is manufacture.”

Customers can visit the Make My Own Watch products pages at to learn more.

About is a leading supplier and one-stop vendor of tools, equipment and watch parts for watchmakers, jewelers and horologists. The company has prioritized delivering inventory solutions and exceptional customer service to independent watchmakers and watch servicing companies since 1923.

The company’s line of products include professional-grade watchmaking tool kits that allow DIY builders to practice the skills and techniques of horology professionals and fine watch artisans. is headquarted in Saint Paul, Minnesota and has partnerships, resources and customers located around the world.