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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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February 2020

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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April 2020

Watch 155: Fundamentals on Quartz Watches

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

Join us for this New class which will focus on technician level quartz troubleshooting, diagnostics and service.

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Watch 210: Quartz and Quartz Chronograph Service Procedures and Diagnostics

April 6, 2020 @ 8:00 am - April 10, 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 all the fundamentals of modern quartz watch repair and quartz chronographs that are most prevalent on today’s market. The student will learn how to perform the various important electronic tests e.g. current consumption, coil resistance, lower working voltage, fault finding etc. including disassembly and service of the movement. Prerequisites: Some basic understanding in electronic watch functions, Knowledge of watch terminology. Ownership of the book The Theory of Horology is essential. Must read,…

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Watch 220: Modern Mechanical Chronograph

April 20, 2020 @ 8:00 am - April 24, 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 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 attending…

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CW21

April 25, 2020 @ 8:00 am - April 27, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio, 701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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Multiple components will be available for examination.

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