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Build your own mechanical watch.

3 versatile styles

3 Versatile Styles

Beginner friendly

Beginner Friendly

Fully Mechanical

Fully Mechanical

Eco friendly

Eco-Friendly

Saves time

3 Versatile Styles

Beginner friendly

Beginner Friendly

Fully mechanical

Fully Mechanical

Eco friendly

Eco-Friendly

All-in-one kits to build your own mechanical watch. Made for those with an unceasing curiosity in how things work. Revive the age-old craft of watchmaking with us.

Sold in all 50 US states and internationally in over 40 different countries!
Sold in all 50 US states and internationally in over 40 different countries!
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Rotate Watches all-in-one watchmaking kit
Rotate Watches all-in-one watchmaking kit
Rotate Watches all-in-one watchmaking kit the Edison

Flagship styles

Rotate Watches all-in-one watchmaking kit the Wright

The wright

The Wright features a classical look, complete with earthy tones. It’s smooth, refined, and stylish, guaranteed to provide that sophisticated look you desire.

The Edison

The Edison offers a simple and elegant touch. The black and white tones aren’t gaudy, but commands a certain dignity. It features a versatile design that can work with any wardrobe for any occasion.

The galileo

The Galileo possesses a rich blue reminiscent of the Cosmos. What better compliments a dreamer than a watch that captures the mystique of the stars, a fascination that has entranced humankind for millennia.
Rotate Watches all-in-one watchmaking kit the Wright
Rotate Watches all-in-one watchmaking kit the Edison
Rotate Watches all-in-one watchmaking kit the Galileo

The wright

The Wright features a classical look, complete with earthy tones. It’s smooth, refined, and stylish, guaranteed to provide that sophisticated look you desire.

The Edison

The Edison offers a simple and elegant touch. The black and white tones aren’t gaudy, but commands a certain dignity. It features a versatile design that can work with any wardrobe for any occasion.

The galileo

The Galileo possesses a rich blue reminiscent of the Cosmos. What better compliments a dreamer than a watch that captures the mystique of the stars, a fascination that has entranced humankind for millennia.
Rotate Watches all-in-one watchmaking kit
Founded by a group of artisans and tinkerers, dedicated to keeping analog alive.
Rotate Watches all-in-one watchmaking kit
Founded by a group of artisans and tinkerers, dedicated to keeping analog alive.

What each kit includes

Parts

Quality Checked

Tools

All-Inclusive

Guide

Beginner Friendly

Assistance

Online Support
Rotate Watches all-in-one watchmaking kit
Rotate Watches all-in-one watchmaking kit
Rotate Watches all-in-one watchmaking kit
Rotate Watches all-in-one watchmaking kit
Rotate Watches all-in-one watchmaking kit

features & specifications

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17 Jewel mechanical movement

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Hand-wound and battery-free

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Assembled & shipped from Los Angeles

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Faux leather & suede straps (vegan)

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Sapphire glass

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Free domestic shipping

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CUSTOMER REVIEWS

I really enjoyed putting together the watch that was sent to me. It is very beautiful.

– Adam, Kickstarter Backer

Perfect way to pass the time while in quarantine. My nephew and I finished his watch today.

– Ivor, via Instagram

Very fun project overall and I’m looking forward to seeing what Rotate comes out with next!

– Shaun, Kickstarter Backer

My dad is delighted with it, a good project to build!

– Fraser, Kickstarter Backer

I bought a kit for my boyfriend and he loves it – built it almost immediately and wears it every day.

– LJ, Kickstarter Backer

Thank you Rotate! We enjoyed the kit. Building it needed a little patience, a steady hand, and careful reading of the instructions on your website. We were happy with the result! Thanks again!

– Luis P.

I love the watch; it’s one of my favorite possessions now.

– John C.

Great product and great quality. the best customer service. got my husband a kit and he loved it. we ended up having to buy a watch screw as he lost it and was a super reasonable price for the spare part. then he broke the face plate when trying to assemble. Jennifer was amazing and helped us out. definitely a great experience overall and will definitely buy again.

– Jessica B. via Facebook

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