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.
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.
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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 Last minute change Mark has had personal problems and can't participate this year. Nick Peckman will talk about buying and selling pre-owned watches. Information includes tips and tricks, best practices, successes and failures.
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)
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
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
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
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