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Wood and steel watches created in collaboration with the renowned Danish watch designer Bo Bonfils.
Wood and steel watches created in collaboration with the renowned Danish watch designer Bo Bonfils.
Wood and steel watches created in collaboration with the renowned Danish watch designer Bo Bonfils.
429 backers pledged DKK 655,672 to help bring this project to life.

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WATCHES CRAFTED FROM WOOD AND STEEL WITH A MARITIME TOUCH

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WATCHES CRAFTED FROM WOOD & STEEL - INSPIRED BY THE SEA

VEJRHØJ is founded by the young entrepreneur, Janus Aarup, who set out to create a collection of wooden watches based on his passion for design, craftsmanship and timepieces. A craving for creation – the kind that goes across generations – brought Janus together with the grand old man of Danish design, Bo Bonfils. The result is the VEJRHØJ NAUTIC collection. 

Together we have merged wood, stainless steel, sapphire crystal glass and high quality Swiss made movements with a distinctive watch design that draws inspiration from old navigational instruments. Still, we have maintained our commitment to the simplicity rooted in the Nordic design culture.

Watch Specifications

  • 42mm casing crafted from natural hardwood & 316L stainless steel
  • Swiss made movement: Ronda, caliber 762 3H
  • Highly scratch-resistant sapphire crystal glass with bevelled edges
  • 9,3 mm thick case (10,3 mm including the sapphire crystal glass) 
  • Genuine calf leather strap, which runs through the inside of the watch
  • 3 ATM waterproofing
  • Two years warranty
  • Brushed metal finishes for dial ring & case back. Polished metal finishes for lower case and dial hands

The VEJRHØJ NAUTIC watches come in 5 different wood and steel combinations:


NAUTIC 55° NORTH
A watch crafted from walnut (dial) and ebony wood (case). Merged with rose gold stainless steel. Comes with a dark brown leather strap.


NAUTIC 58° NORTH

A watch crafted from walnut (dial) and ebony wood (case). Merged with stainless steel. Comes with a dark leather strap.


NAUTIC 62° NORTH
A watch crafted from zebra wood (both case and dial) and stainless steel with a gold finish. Comes with a brown leather strap. 


NAUTIC 65° NORTH 

A watch crafted from ebony wood (case) and dark stained maple (dial). Merged with dark gunmetal stainless steel. Dial hands with stainless steel finish. Comes with a dark leather strap.

NAUTIC 68° NORTH
A watch crafted from maple wood (dial) and ebony wood (case) merged with stainless steel with a gold finish. Comes with a dark brown leather strap.

NAUTIC 70° NORTH
A watch crafted from maple wood (both case and dial) and stainless steel. Comes with a navy blue leather strap.

CLOSE UPS - NAUTIC 55° NORTH

PREMIUM PACKAGING
All watches are delivered in a premium dark stained bamboo box.

A DAY ON THE SEA 

EXPLODED VIEW OF THE NAUTIC WATCHES

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STRETCH GOALS

320.000 DKK: IDENTIFICATION NUMBER ON ALL WATCHES 
We have had lots of requests for numbered watches. Therefore, we have decided to engrave our entire Kickstarter production with an identification number on the case back, if we reach 320.000 DKK. Early bird backers will of course get the the lowest identification numbers.

600.000 DKK: NAUTIC 68° NORTH
We have been asked about other combinations of wood and steel. So if we hit 600.000 DKK we will open a new reward, NAUTIC 68° NORTH, which you then will be able to change your pledge to, if you wish to do so. It is crafted from ebony wood (case) and dark stained maple (dial) and stainless steel with a gold finish. It comes with the same technical specifications as the rest of the NAUTIC collection and will be at the same price level. Delivery will be May 2016 for NAUTIC 68° NORTH.

NAUTIC 68° NORTH
NAUTIC 68° NORTH

WATCH PRODUCTION SCHEDULE
The various parts that make up the VEJRHØJ NAUTIC watches, are all unique and carefully designed by us (with exception for the Swiss Ronda movement). Naturally, it takes time to manufacture all of these parts on a larger scale. Thus, we need 3 months to manufacture our first production run. In addition, we need 1 month for quality control runs (both during production and after production) and packaging. Maybe we can deliver faster, but we would rather set a conservative timeline than disappoint our backers.

Risks and challenges

We have experience with watch productions on a larger scale from our previous collections. Therefore, we know how to set up quality control and handle shipping. Furthermore, we are working closely together with a well established watch manufacturing partner that can handle large scale productions, if we receive a large amount of orders here on Kickstarter. Still there is always risk of small delays, because of the many unique parts that make up the VEJRHØJ NAUTIC watches. But if delays should occur, we will of course communicate with 100% transparency.

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    Pledge DKK 89 or more About $13

    $12 | 13€ | 89 DKK

    Give a small contribution and help us along the way. In return we will send you four wooden cup coasters - laser engraved with our dial design and case back logo.

    - Thank you -

    P.S. It is only possible to make one pledge on kickstarter. If you wish to pledge for a watch and want four cup coasters as well, then just add 89 DKK to any of the pledges below.

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    Pledge DKK 1,195 or more About $177

    $176 | 161€ | 1,195 DKK

    EARLY BIRD OFFER

    Get one of the first (numbered) NAUTIC watches. Engraved with an identification number on the case back.

    You will be contacted at the end of the funding period to specify which model you want.

    Save 55% of the future retail price

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    Pledge DKK 1,339 or more About $198

    $198 | 180€ | 1339 DKK

    NAUTIC 55° NORTH

    Our watch crafted from ebony & walnut wood. Merged with rose gold stainless steel. Dark brown leather strap.

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    Pledge DKK 1,339 or more About $198

    $198 | 180€ | 1339 DKK

    NAUTIC 58° NORTH

    Our watch crafted from walnut & ebony wood. Merged with stainless steel. Comes with a dark leather strap.

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    Pledge DKK 1,339 or more About $198

    $198 | 180€ | 1339 DKK

    NAUTIC 62° NORTH

    Our watch crafted from zebra wood and stainless steel with a gold finish. Comes with a brown leather strap.

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    Pledge DKK 1,339 or more About $198

    $198 | 180€ | 1339 DKK

    NAUTIC 65° NORTH

    Our watch crafted from dark stained maple and ebony wood. Merged with gunmetal. Comes with a dark leather strap.

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    Pledge DKK 1,339 or more About $198

    $198 | 180€ | 1339 DKK

    NAUTIC 70° NORTH

    Our watch crafted from maple wood & stainless steel. Comes with a navy blue leather strap.

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    Pledge DKK 1,339 or more About $198

    $198 | 180€ | 1339 DKK

    NAUTIC 68° NORTH

    Our watch crafted from dark stained maple & ebony wood. Merged with stainless steel with a gold finish

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    Pledge DKK 2,495 or more About $369

    $366 | 335€ | 2,495 DKK

    Become the owner of two NAUTIC models of your choice.

    You will be contacted at the end of the funding period to specify which two models you want.

    Save 55% of the future retail price.

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    Pledge DKK 11,800 or more About $1,746

    $1.686 | 1.583€ | 11.800 DKK

    RETAIL OFFER

    Get ten NAUTIC models of your choice.

    In addition you will get 20 wooden cup coasters - laser engraved with our dial design and case back logo.

    You will be contacted at the end of the funding period to specify which ten models you want.

    58% of the future retail price

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Funding period

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