Valerii Danevych, a carpenter from Kiev, Ukraine, grew up in a family of cabinet-makers and did not feel challenged anymore with traditional sculptures / objects, so he began to explore how to build mechanical items completely out of wood, likes watches. Continue reading to see more.

It wasn’t until 2005 that Valerii began to research watchmaking. Three years later, he completed his first functional wooden pocket watch.

Since then he has completed a series of functional wooden wristwatches, wall clocks (with pendulums) and table clocks. All are made entirely out of wood with the sole exception of a metal spring needed to propel movement.