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The Midwest Watchmaker and Clockmaker Professional Organization, affiliated with American Watchmaker Clockmaker Institute (AWCI) the national organization.  Serving the Minnesota, North and South Dakota, Northern Iowa, and Western Wisconsin area.


Our Mission

We are the regional affiliate of the National Professional organization for Clockmakers and Watchmakers establishing standards for education and testing for National Certification.  Our goal is to establish and maintain the necessary high standards for quality, systematic procedures, and use of the proper technology to ensure excellent outcomes for each watch or clock service.


SAVE THE DATE:
SATURDAY MAY 31st at the

Kelly Inn 88th annual conference

8am start registration, coffee and donuts

9am Jordan & Kathy from J.B. Hudson talking about 21st century retail watch repair center

11am Mark Stehr from Ben Bridges will talk about his work in process of the 9th prototype of a minute repeater using a 7750 as the base.

Buffet lunch supplied

1:30 Andy Baron will be talking about the Isaiah Lukens 1813 model of Redheffer's perpetual motion machine that is housed at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia.  Andy recently has completed the restoration of this machine.  Also if there is time Andy may be able to update us on the current status of the automaton, also housed in Philadelphia.

5:30 or so we will start our annual silent auction and it looks to be a big one with several estates of parts and tools available ( you can just come to the auction if that is all you want 5$ bidder number is the cost paid at the door)

 

Payment options

Registration at the Door costs $10 more

Deadline to register is May 20th.  Pre-registration is requested to get correct luncheon head count.

Luncheon seating may not be possible for late or same day registration

Make checks payable to MWCA an mail to :

MWCA, Wes Cutter

1169 Veronica Lane

Mendota Heights, MN 55118

 

JUST IN

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June 1, 2014

The Minnesota Clockmakers Guild will sponsor a class where each participant will assemble their own wooden wall clock

with grasshopper escapement.

Jeff Shierenbeck, of Wooden-Gear-Clocks.com is finalizing his kit design for this class.

 

Cost of the class for MWCA and Minnesota Clockmakers Guild members is $150.00

Non-member cost is $185.00 which includes a one year membership in the Minnesota Clockmakers Guild

 

To reserve your place send a check, by May 1, payable to the Minnesota Clockmakers Guild, to

Susan Wood

5417 45th Avenue South

Minneapolis, MN 55417

 

This class is part of the 2014 annual MCG - MWCA joint educational convention to be held at the Best Western-Kelly Inn

161 Saint Anthony Avenue

Saint Paul, MN 55103

 

For more information and to register for the convention go to www.mwca.us

 


Supporting Advertising suppliers:

Butterworth Clocks Inc

Twin City Supply

 Esslinger supply

McCaw Company

Watch parts supply

Rio Grande

Black Forest Imports

 

Postal address
 
1169 Veronica Lane, Mendota Heights, MN 55118
 
Electronic mail
 
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