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April 2018

Case & Bracelet Refinishing

April 30 @ 8:00 am - May 4 @ 3:00 pm
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio, 701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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$1350

Today’s luxury watch consumer demands perfection. This course is perfect for the watchmaker or dedicated refinisher. It will help you achieve the different finishes on modern watch cases. Also covered is disassembly and assembly of common watch cases. Includes Polishing Kit (5 CEUs)  Instructor: Tom Schomaker, CMW21 To Register call Rob McLeod at 866-FOR-AWCI (367-2924), ext. 303 Click Here to see the Syllabus for this course Non-member Price $1500

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June 2018

Advanced 21 – Rolex 3035

June 18 @ 8:00 am - June 22 @ 5:00 pm
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio, 701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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$1095

This course includes the complete servicing of a caliber 3035 timepiece from de-casing through quality control; including identifying counterfeits, pre-cleaning, service, regulating system, automatic system, calendar system, polishing, casing requirements, water testing, and more advanced concepts. Instructor: Tom Schomaker, CMW21 To Register call Rob McLeod at 866-FOR-AWCI (367-2924), ext. 303 Click Here to see the Syllabus for this course Non-member Price $1,245

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Build a Clock Course

June 30 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cincinnati Observatory, 3489 Observatory Pl
Cincinnati, OH 45208 United States
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$495

Learn how mechanical clocks work while assembling your very own clock. Your introduction to clockmaking begins with a tour of the Cincinnati Observatory and a short lecture about timekeepings relationship to astronomy. Then you will sit down at a clockmakers bench and the experienced clockmakers at the American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Instititue will show you how to assemble your own clock. You will learn about all the different parts of the clock, what they do, and how they do it, as you…

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July 2018

Introduction to Watchmaking

July 16 @ 8:00 am - July 18 @ 5:00 pm
NAWCC School of Horology, 514 Poplar Street
Columbia, PA 17512 United States
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$595

Are you looking to start your education in watchmaking?  Are you a collector who has always wanted to try watchmaking?  Do you work in the industry, but you’ve never sat down behind the bench?  Well, this is your chance! The AWCI Introduction to Watchmaking course is the best way for beginners, collectors, sales people, and more to get their start.  This weekend class is a crash course on watchmaking.  You will learn to disassemble and reassemble a 6498 movement, learn…

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Restoration & Construction Techniques

July 30 @ 8:00 am - August 3 @ 5:00 pm
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio, 701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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$1095

Learn the techniques involved in vintage restoration and the construction of “kit” watches used by high-end manufacturers. Instructor: Henrik Korpela To Register call Rob McLeod at 866-FOR-AWCI (367-2924), ext. 303 Click Here to see the Syllabus for this course Tool List Non-member Price $1,245

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August 2018

21st Century Watchmaking Standards

August 6 @ 8:00 am - August 10 @ 3:00 pm
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio, 701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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$1095

Evaluate your skillset in this course by exploring the fundamentals of modern mechanical watch repair including cleanliness, lubrication, endshake adjustment, and may include the verification and analysis of escapement function. Instructor: Tom Schomaker, CMW21 To Register call Rob McLeod at 866-FOR-AWCI (367-2924), ext. 303 Click Here to see the Syllabus for this course Non-member Price $1,245

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A Day of Watchmaking – Build a Watch

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Richter & Phillips, 601 Main Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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$995

Join AWCI's Watchmaking professionals at Richter & Philips Jewelers on August 11th, as they lead a day of watchmaking in downtown Cincinnati.  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 ends with the opportunity to unwind and talk watches over drinks. Register Now

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Modern Mechanical Chronograph – ETA 7750

August 20 @ 8:00 am - August 24 @ 3:00 pm
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio, 701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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$1095

Brush up on your chronograph skills before taking the CW21 Exam with this class on the modern mechanical chronograph.  It focuses on the service and adjustment of modern mechanical chronographs, such as the ETA 7750. Instructor: Tom Schomaker, CMW21 To Register call Rob McLeod at 866-FOR-AWCI (367-2924), ext. 303 Click Here to see the Syllabus for this course Non-member Price $1,245

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September 2018

Quartz & Quartz Chronograph Service Procedures & Diagnostics

September 17 @ 8:00 am - September 21 @ 3:00 pm
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio, 701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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$1095

Expand what you know to increase your profit!  Quartz watches can be one of the most profitable sectors of your business.  This course reviews quartz watch repair and quartz chronographs, including the various important electronic tests, giving you the skills you need to be faster and more consistent at servicing quartz watches. Instructor: Tom Schomaker, CMW21 To Register call Rob McLeod at 866-FOR-AWCI (367-2924), ext. 303 Click Here to see the Syllabus for this course Non-member Price $1,245

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November 2018

Modern Automatic Wristwatches

November 5 @ 8:00 am - November 9 @ 3:00 pm
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio, 701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
$1095

Become the go-to watchmaker for modern automatics in your area by learning the fundamentals of mechanical automatic watch repair that are most prevalent in today's market.  In this class you'll investigate how to perform the various components: cleaning, assembling, adjustments, dialing, and casing. Instructor: Tom Schomaker, CMW21 To Register call Rob McLeod at 866-FOR-AWCI (367-2924), ext. 303 Click Here to see the Syllabus for this course Non-member Price $1,245

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