This interactive site lets you explore how a mechanical watch operates

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Mechanical watches are powered by a mainspring. Until the quartz revolution of the 1970s, all watches were mechanical. Via BoingBoing

Mechanical Watch is a site by Bartosz Ciechanowski that allows users to explore how a mechanical watch works through various interactive diagrams. The hands-on approach that comes with each piece of information here makes it much more fun to learn about. If you’re a visual learner (like me), this website will be a great way to learn more about mechanical watches.

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