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
Join us in Colorado Spring and Carl’s Clock and Watch Repair for our Watch 175 Case and Bracelet Refinishing Class.
Polishing a case today requires many skills. Complex case and bracelet designs are common in the marketplace.
Standardized polishing methods were often not taught in watchmaking schools here in the U.S. until recently. Many watchmakers learned polishing by trial and error or observing the procedures of others. Today’s consumer has high expectations concerning the quality of the watch repair which includes the refinishing of the case and bracelet. Knowledge is the key.
Our formal training program includes concepts and hands-on training in the following areas:
This course is designed to help you realize:
Prerequisites: Must be able to stand for long periods of time and operate machinery safely including the Lathe.
Join AWCI as we team up again with Richter & Phillips Jewelers for a great Build a Watch Event. This year we will be in our Archie Perkins Mobile Horology Classroom parked in front of their beautiful store. 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 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 wearing it home. The event includes lunch.