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June 2020

Webinar: Lubrication 2: Oilers

June 3 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm UTC-4
$10 – $20
Properly Oiled Cap Jewel

This webinar is the second in a series of webinars on lubrication topics designed for professional watchmakers. Topics will include selecting and maintaining various types of oilers including automatic oilers. AWCI Webinar Webinar: Lubrication 2: Oilers Wednesday June 3, 2020 1:15 - 2:15PM EDT   AWCI Members: $10 General Public: $20  Presenter: Jason Champion, CW21

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Webinar: Watch Basics 4: The Automatic Watch

June 9 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm UTC-4
Free – $15

This webinar is perfect for the watch collector, enthusiast, beginner horologist, or salesperson. Join us as we discuss the history and basic principles behind automatic winding mechanisms, how they work, and offer a comparison of some different mechanisms on the market today. AWCI Webinar Webinar: Watch Basics 4: The Automatic Watch Tuesday June 9, 2020 1:15 - 2:15PM EDT   AWCI Members: FREE General Public: $15  Presenter: Jason Champion, CW21

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Webinar: Lubrication 3: Epilame Treatments

June 10 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm UTC-4
$10 – $20

This webinar is the third in a series for professional watchmakers on lubrication topics. In this webinar we will discuss the purpose of epilame treatments and discuss the various types on the market along with standard procedures for their application. AWCI Webinar Webinar: Lubrication 3: Epilame Treatments Wednesday June 10, 2020 1:15 - 2:15PM EDT   AWCI Members: $10 General Public: $20  Presenter: Tom Schomaker, CMW21

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Watch 240: The Swiss Lever Escapement

June 15 @ 8:00 am - June 19 @ 3:00 pm UTC-4
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio, 701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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$1095
An acceptable amount of lubrication cleanly applied.

            The purpose of this course is to gain a good theoretical understanding in order to evaluate the condition of the lever escapement and thus proceed with the verification and analysis of the escapement functions. Students will learn The fundamentals of the proper functioning of the lever escapement. How to make all the adjustments with ease and confidence. The effects of adjustments on timing. Proper lubrication methods and its effect on timing and overall performance.…

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Webinar: Basic Skills 2: Spring Bars

June 16 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm UTC-4
Free – $15

This webinar is the second in a series of webinars to help beginner watchmakers, enthusiasts, collectors, sales people, and even professional watchmakers and technicians establish the basic skills necessary to provide quality service. In this webinar we will discuss spring bars and spring bar tools, including an in-depth discussion about the different types of spring bars and when they should be used. AWCI Webinar Webinar: Basic Skills 2: Spring Bars Tuesday June 16, 2020 1:15 - 2:15PM EDT   AWCI…

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Webinar: Quartz Analysis & Troubleshooting

June 24 @ 1:15 pm - 3:45 pm UTC-4
$15 – $30

This webinar is a part of our Professional Essentials series of webinars. We will discuss briefly how quartz watches work and then go into procedures for analyzing the performance of quartz watches using professional diagnostic equipment and demonstrating how the information provided by this equipment can be used to troubleshoot problems and prevent comebacks. AWCI Webinar Webinar: Quartz Analysis & Troubleshooting Wednesday June 24, 2020 1:15 - 3:45PM EDT   AWCI Members: $15 General Public: $30  Presenter: Jordan Ficklin, CW21

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July 2020

Build a Watch – Avon Lake, OH

July 12 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm UTC+0
Peter & Co. Jewelers, 32020 Walker Road
Avon Lake, OH United States
$1245

Join AWCI in Avon Lake, OH for a great Build a Watch Event with Peter and Co. Jewelers.  Our Build a Watch 2.0 includes a newly designed in-house watch case in stainless steel or pvd, your choice of 6 dials, and 4 different styles of hands and is taught on our brand-new state of the art mobile classroom. This is your opportunity to assemble a Swiss Made ETA 6497 movement, lubricate the moving parts, install a dial and hands, and…

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Watch 200: Modern Automatic Watches

July 13 @ 8:00 am - July 17 @ 5:00 pm UTC-4
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio, 701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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$1095

  The purpose of this course is to teach the student all the fundamentals of modern mechanical automatic watch repair that are most prevalent on today’s market. The student will learn how to perform the various diagnostics in evaluating the condition of the various components, cleaning, assembling, adjustments, dialing and casing. Prerequisites: Having at least three (3) years in mechanical watch repair WATCH 190:21st Century Watchmaking Standards course Reading pages 169-188 of the book The Theory of Horology is essential prior to…

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Watch 100: Introduction to Watchmaking

July 20 @ 8:00 am - July 24 @ 3:00 pm UTC-4
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio, 701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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        A survey course for the new or prospective watchmaker covering the basic skills and techniques used by the modern watchmaker. This class is perfect for anyone thinking about entering the profession of watchmaking or for the individual who just wants to gain a better appreciation for the art of watchmaking.  This course is a foundational course ideal for someone who is a collector,  new to watchmaking or wanting to know more about how a watch works.…

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Watch 477: Part Design and Construction

July 27 @ 8:00 am - July 31 @ 3:00 pm UTC-4
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio, 701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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$1095

75   AWCI will welcome back Mr. Korpela to our facility on July 27th through 31st for another great class.  In this class we will design and manufacture an oscillator for a watch!  This class builds upon Watch 475 and 476 to make an oscillator for the 6497.  Prerequisites: CW21, SAWTA, WOSTEP, recognized certification or instructor approval.

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