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Gear Train Design & Layout – 3 CEUs

October 8 @ 8:00 am - October 10 @ 5:00 pm

$595

This 3-day course covers the basics of gear train design and layout.  This 3-day course covers the basics of gear train design and layout for clocks. Students will work in pairs to get a better understanding of gear engagements and how to troubleshoot weaknesses in gear trains and find remedies for them. They’ll test wheels and pinions in a depthing tool and choose the best of them. Then they’ll lay out the gear train in a set of plates and make shafting and do press fits as well.

Attendees are encouraged to bring the following items to class:

  • Micrometer
  • Calipers
  • Depthing tool
  • Your other favorite hand tools

David Lindow is owner of Lindow Machine Works in Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania. His work includes period clock restoration, vintage machinery restoration, and making reproduction clockworks. He also manufactures the Lindow Rose Engine and the MADE lathe. Lindow is the president of Ornamental Turners International and a regular guest tutor at the Memoria Technica Workshop in Seattle where he teaches engine turning classes.

Details

Start:
October 8 @ 8:00 am
End:
October 10 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
$595
Event Categories:
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Website:
www.awci.com/timecon

Organizer

AWCI
Phone:
513-367-9800
Email:
education@awci.com
Website:
www.awci.com

Venue

Holiday Inn Austin Midtown
6000 Middle Fiskville Road
Austin, 78752 United States
AWCI

American Watchmakers – Clockmakers Institute