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Introduction to Watchmaking
February 18 @ 8:00 am - February 22 @ 3:00 pm$1095
This class is perfect for anyone thinking about entering the profession of watchmaking or the individual who wants to gain a better appreciation of the art of watchmaking. This course offers you the opportunity to learn the basic skills and techniques used by the modern watchmaker.
More specifically, the student will learn about:
1. Overview of the nomenclature of the watch and its various components
2. General repair procedure:
a. Jewels and endshake
b. Proper servicing of a barrel
c. Basic theory & calculations
d. How to check the escapement
e. Etachron adjustment procedures
3. Modern cleaning procedures
4. Disassembly & Assembly
5. Lubrication of movement & escapement
6. Timing adjustments and analysis
7. Dialing & casing
The only tool you’ll need to start this class is a loupe, so register today!
Instructor: Tom Schomaker, CMW21
To Register call Rob McLeod at 866-FOR-AWCI (367-2924), ext. 303