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Instructor: Jerry Kieffer

Workshop Fee:
NAWCC Member

$215 Early Bird (before 9/10/2014)

$240 Regular

Non-NAWCC Member

$255 Early Bird (before 9/10/2014)

$280 Regular

Lab Fee: $45.00

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School of Horology
514 Poplar Street
Columbia, PA 17512
Phone: 717-684-8261

The students will learn the technique of cutting gears and pinions using a micro mill. Machining procedures covered in this course are the same as used by manufacturers to manufacture watch and clock parts. Some of the topics covered will include:

  • Basic calculations of wheel and pinion cutting
  • Machining a wheel blank and arbor
  • Milling machine setup
  • Use of the rotary table
  • Making and hardening cutting tools
  • Wheel cutting
  • Pinion cutting

This workshop is open to all but the participants must be familiar with the micro lathe. All materials, supplies and machines will be provided.

The workshop will be held at the NAWCC School of Horology on Saturday and Sunday between the hours of 8:00 and 4:30. This includes two 15 minute breaks and 1 hour for lunch.



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