Crash Course WW 8mm Watchmakers Lathe | Tutors: Phillip Peck & Brittany N Cox ($625) Limited to 4 Students |
August 11th & 12th | Materials fee $25
This will be a highly informative “rapid fire” emersion class spanning fundamental to advanced aspects of the watchmakers lathe. Tricks, techniques and hard learnt experience will be handed down. This class is designed for the individual interested in antique and vintage watch repair and/or restoration.
A review of the attendees will be taken to optimize and tailor the class to suit. Should there be individuals that are more or less advanced, personal attention and class structure will be adjusted to serve all that attend.
This two day class will be broken up into segments: lesson followed by practical application. A WW 8 mm lathe will be supplied to all attendees to execute tasks and work with the actual tools. Should you have your own lathe, you are welcome to bring it.
Topics covered include, but are not limited to tool making, work holding, polishing/burnishing, parts making, the use of measuring tools and gauges and how/when to make them, screw making, and attachments.