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Monthly Archives: August 2011

Oklahoma State University’s Calibre 23-11

Some really neat projects are starting to pop up at Rolex backed watchmaking schools in the States, which include Lititz, OSU, and NSCC. One of the most notable I’ve seen recently is Oklahoma State University’s Calibre 23-11, which is a faculty designed ebauche (rough watch movement) that is finished and assembled by each of the [...]

AWCI Annual Convention and the Future of Watchmaking

I’m headed home from the AWCI 2011 Annual Convention and Educational Symposium. I just wanted to let all of our readers know that it has been a wonderful event. The future of the American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute is strong. The level of education taking place at this convention is very high. It has, as it has [...]

The least elegant solution

One of the things I really like about working on watches is discovering the hundreds of ways different companies have used to accomplish exactly the same end result. I mean for the most part these are little machines that tell time, yet there are thousands of different watch calibers which have been produced over the [...]