TORSTI LAINE

 

Laine is a professional watchmaker who packed up his family and relocated to the heartland of watchmaking. In the small city of Le Locle, upon the Jura Mountains in Switzerland, Laine uses the tools of his trade and his ingrained expertise to handcraft award-winning watches. Laine received the Lange Watchmaking Excellence Award in 2014, which offer the highest monetary award of any watchmaking competition in the world. A graduate of the prestigious Finnish School of Watchmaking, Laine has worked alongside the renowned Lange & Sohne in Germany and Voutilainen in Switzerland.

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Case making_ Sanding and polishing...with very black hands. Dirty business
Case making_ Sanding and polishing...with very black hands. Dirty business
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Upgraded tools ready for hair spring work
Upgraded tools ready for hair spring work
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Case making_ Milling and drilling the case back
Case making_ Milling and drilling the case back
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Finished operating spring. A watchmaker perhaps should wear protective gloves when handling sharp ob
Finished operating spring. A watchmaker perhaps should wear protective gloves when handling sharp ob
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Getting closer and closer..
Getting closer and closer..
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Running man...or maybe a artistic nose...
Running man...or maybe a artistic nose...
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Finished chronograph operating lever
Finished chronograph operating lever
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First polising test with hour hand
First polising test with hour hand
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And now anglage under the microscope
And now anglage under the microscope
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Laine Classic Chronograph soon in Singapore 31.7. to 2.8. Contact by email or DM for private viewing
Laine Classic Chronograph soon in Singapore 31.7. to 2.8. Contact by email or DM for private viewing
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Happy to be in London next monday - it has been too long since last visit!
Happy to be in London next monday - it has been too long since last visit!
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When making balance wheel and white gold weights the book Watchmaking by George Daniels helped me a
When making balance wheel and white gold weights the book Watchmaking by George Daniels helped me a
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First Finnish Watch Fair in Helsinki! Excellent event - thanks for everyone! #independentwatchmaking
First Finnish Watch Fair in Helsinki! Excellent event - thanks for everyone! #independentwatchmaking
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10 Story of how I won the Lange Watchmaking Excellence Award__The production started
10 Story of how I won the Lange Watchmaking Excellence Award__The production started
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Laine 1817_ Alligator strap with deployment butterfly or pin buckle
Laine 1817_ Alligator strap with deployment butterfly or pin buckle
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On the road again...
On the road again...
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