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    Default Replacing worn-out detail on watch face

    I have to say I'm pleased with this - created a transfer to fix a watch dial where numbering had worn off -when I tried to clean it - everything just came away.

    Left - what I started with

    1 from left - after cleaning, most of the numbers just wiped off, so removed all numbering

    2 from left - with new transfer on - My print wasn't perfect so numbers slightly misaligned - easily put right on next attempt. I created the print using Visio, then printed using an inkjet printer to water slide decal paper, using an acetate varnish to fix the ink.

    right - close up on fine detail

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    Default Re: Replacing worn-out detail on watch face (By: Britannicus)

    Nice job.

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    Default Re: Replacing worn-out detail on watch face (By: Albert Antonelli)

    Thanks - I re-worked the image and this was my final result
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    Default Re: Replacing worn-out detail on watch face (By: Britannicus)

    Looks great! Nice job.

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    Default Re: Replacing worn-out detail on watch face (By: pocketsrforwatches)

    It looks like you have a software that you use to adjust the diameter of the number ring.
    Pretty nice job!

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    Default Re: Replacing worn-out detail on watch face (By: Britannicus)

    Some irony with the name "FINETTI". Doesn't Finetti mean "done" in Italian? So you're "done" with your watch titled "done"...
    (awesome job!)
    RJ

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    Default Re: Replacing worn-out detail on watch face (By: RJSoftware)

    Quote Originally Posted by RJSoftware View Post
    Some irony with the name "FINETTI". Doesn't Finetti mean "done" in Italian? So you're "done" with your watch titled "done"...
    (awesome job!)
    RJ
    Didn't know that RJ :-) - was just the name on the original - according to Mikrolisk, it's registered to Schwob Freres & Co.

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    Default Re: Replacing worn-out detail on watch face (By: Britannicus)

    Well, I was close but wrong.
    finished = finito
    done = fatto.

    Ok, I'm a fatto....(?) ...


    Quote Originally Posted by Britannicus View Post
    Didn't know that RJ :-) - was just the name on the original - according to Mikrolisk, it's registered to Schwob Freres & Co.

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