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January 2020

Watch 350: Tool making for watchmakers & Clockmakers: The watchmaker’s Lathe II

January 6, 2020 @ 8:00 am - January 10, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio, 701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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$1095

  This course is a continuation to Watchmaker’s Lathe I and the purpose is to teach the student the necessary knowledge and hand-skills to manufacture various parts in steel that will be functional in a mechanical watch, e.g. the winding stem.   Prerequisite:  Watch 250: Essential Micromechanics - The Watchmakers Lathe I or Instructor approval  

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Watch 250 The Essential Micromechanics – The Watchmakers Lathe I

January 6, 2020 @ 8:00 am - January 10, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio, 701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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$1095

Join us at AWCI headquarters for one of these great Lathe classes. In Watch 250 you will learn Basic Micromechanics skills on the lathe.

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Build a Watch – San Diego, CA

January 11, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
LA United States
$1245

  Join AWCI's Watchmaking professionals as we journey to San Diego, CA for a day of watchmaking. Our Build a Watch 2.0 includes a newly designed in-house watch case in stainless steel or pvd, your choice of 4 dials, and 3 different styles of hands. This is your opportunity to assemble a Swiss Made ETA 6497 movement, lubricate the moving parts, install a dial and hands, and case up your very own watch before wearing it home. The event includes lunch.  …

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Build a Watch – San Diego, CA

January 12, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Orlando Watch Co, 329 N Park Ave #103
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States
$1245

  Join AWCI's Watchmaking professionals as we journey to San Diego, CA on January 11th, 2020 for a day of watchmaking. Our Build a Watch 2.0 includes a newly designed in-house watch case in stainless steel or pvd, your choice of 4 dials, and 3 different styles of hands. This is your opportunity to assemble a Swiss Made ETA 6497 movement, lubricate the moving parts, install a dial and hands, and case up your very own watch before wearing it home. The…

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Build a Watch – Phoenix, AZ

January 18, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Orlando Watch Co., 329 N Park Ave #103
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States
$1245

  Join AWCI's Watchmaking professionals as we journey to Phoenix, AZ on January 18th, 2020 for a day of watchmaking. Our Build a Watch 2.0 includes a newly designed in-house watch case in stainless steel or pvd, your choice of 4 dials, and 3 different styles of hands. This is your opportunity to assemble a Swiss Made ETA 6497 movement, lubricate the moving parts, install a dial and hands, and case up your very own watch before wearing it home. The event…

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February 2020

Build a Watch – Orlando, FL

February 8, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
FL United States
$1245

  Join AWCI's Watchmaking professionals as we journey to Orlando, FL on February 8th, 2020 for a day of watchmaking with Orlando Watch Co. Our Build a Watch 2.0 includes a newly designed in-house watch case in stainless steel or pvd, your choice of 4 dials, and 3 different styles of hands. This is your opportunity to assemble a Swiss Made ETA 6497 movement, lubricate the moving parts, install a dial and hands, and case up your very own watch before…

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WATCH 180: Basic Watch Servicing

February 10, 2020 @ 8:00 am - February 14, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
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 the basics of a modern mechanical watch with some complication, such as a calendar or another feature. The size of the movements used will be smaller than those used in the Introduction class and the 21st Century class. They will consist of both new and older regulation technologies. Some of the major focus points will be on oiling with precision, timing analysis, troubleshooting and calendar lubrication and assembly. This class…

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Watch 100: Introduction to Watchmaking

February 17, 2020 @ 8:00 am - February 21, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
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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March 2020

Watch 420S: Vintage Chronograph Short Course

March 23, 2020 @ 8:00 am - March 25, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio, 701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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$695

Processed with VSCO with lv01 preset Back by popular demand, come participate in a vintage chronograph course with Mr. Stoeber.  In this course, you will go through theoretically and practically different vintage chronograph calibers with emphasis on troubleshooting, repair and adjustments to each mechanism.  Lemania, Landeron and Valjoux calibers will be covered.  Sign up quickly! Come for the class, stay for Time-Con. This class is the 3 days immediately before Time-con 2020.

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Complicated Restorations – Bernhard Stoeber

March 27, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Summit Hotel, 5345 Medpace Way
Cincinnati, OH 45227 United States
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Join us as Bernhard Stoeber discusses complicated restorations undertaken while he studied at WOSTEP. Watches to be discussed include  A Ulysse Nardin Small Format Chronometer Carillon Alarm Pocket Watch (the first complicated watch made in the Vallee de Joux) Open face verge quarter repeater Girard Perregeaux 5-minute repeater Mr. Stoeber is a 3rd Generation horologist with more than 40 years experience working in the Swiss watch industry including employment at Omega, the Movado Group and Rolex. He recently retired from…

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