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July 2020

Build a Watch – Indianapolis, IN

July 25, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm UTC+0
Holiday inn indianapolis Carmel, 251 Pennsylvania Pkwy
Indianapolis, OH 46280 United States
$1245

Join AWCI in Indianapolis, IN for a great Build a Watch Event.  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 case up your very own watch before…

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Basic Clock Knowledge: Time Train: Pieces and Parts

July 28, 2020 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm UTC-4
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio, 701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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Join AWCI and Kenneth De Lucca for this upcoming Clock Webinar   The purpose of this webinar is to discuss the parts that make up a time only (timepiece) movement.  The instructor will examine each part and describe the function of the part and how it is used in the clock.  Additionally, the common term or name used to describe the part will be presented.  Potential areas for problems will also be introduced in the presentation.   Free to AWCI…

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August 2020

Watch 230: Balance Staffing and Timing

August 3, 2020 @ 8:00 am - August 7, 2020 @ 3:00 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 balance staffing. Topics covered will include the verification and analysis of the escapement function, poising (static & dynamic), truing and timing adjustment in a mechanical watch. Cutting out a balance staff on a lathe and adjusting the balance staff, and removing balance staffs from Glucydur balances with the Horia tool. Prerequisites: Minimum 3 years full-time experience in watch repair (and/or) having attended the following…

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Basic Clock Knowledge: A Clock Movement-Strike Train Side: Pieces and Parts

August 18, 2020 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm UTC-4
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio, 701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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Join AWCI and Kenneth DeLucca for this great upcoming webinar.   The purpose of this webinar is to discuss the parts that make up the strike train of a clock movement. It builds off of the webinar, A Clock Movement-Time Train Side: Pieces & Parts! The instructor will examine each part and describe the function of the part and how it is used in the clock. Additionally, the common term or name used to describe the part will be presented. Potential areas…

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Watch Basics 5: How a Watch Wears Out

August 25, 2020 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm UTC-4
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio, 701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States

This webinar is perfect for the watch collector, enthusiast, beginner horologist, or salesperson. Join us as we discuss actual watch wear, what causes it and how to avoid expensive repairs.   Free for AWCI members $15 for general audiance  

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September 2020

Explore Watchmaking I

September 4, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC-4
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio, 701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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Explore Watchmaking - Level I Basic Assembly In our Level 1 Watch Exploration remote workshop we help you disassemble and reassemble the gear train of a hand-wound mechanical watch without having to leave the comfort of your own home. You will learn the names of the basic components, their function, and how all of the components interact. The remote workshop is taught by one of AWCI's certified watchmakers using the GoToMeeting platform. We provide most of the tools and materials…

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Explore Watchmaking II

September 18, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC-4
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio, 701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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Explore Watchmaking - Level II The Escapement In our Level 2 Watch Making Exploration remote workshop we study the escapement and the winding and setting components of the watch. Successful completion of Basic Watch I is required before registering for Basic Watch II. The remote workshop is taught by one of AWCI's certified watchmakers using the GoToMeeting platform. We provide most of the tools and materials and guide you through the process of establishing a temporary workshop in your home. Once you…

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Webinar: Watch Basics 6: Calendar Mechanisms

September 22, 2020 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm UTC-4
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio, 701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States

This webinar is perfect for the watch collector, enthusiast, beginner horologist, or salesperson. Join us as we discuss calendar mechanisms as a complication to watches.   Free for AWCI members $15 for general audiance  

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October 2020

Watch Basics 7: The Quartz Watch

October 13, 2020 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm UTC-4
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio, 701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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Quartz Movement

Join AWCI in the continuing series of Watch Basics for the quartz watch.  An in-depth discussion of what makes a quartz watch tick and how it is so accurate.   Free for AWCI members $15 for general audiance    

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Hairspring 1: ETA Chron System

October 27, 2020 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm UTC-4
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio, 701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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Join AWCI in the new series on hairsprings.  An in-depth discussion of what makes the ETA Chron System unique and user friendly.     Free for AWCI members $15 for general audience    

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