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Tower Clock Chapter 134 Chapter Dues
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This course covers the eight-day, time only clock movement with an open mainspring, typically found in “American” clocks. The course will concentrate on the basic procedures needed in this course and for other online based workshops. The student will learn and gain confidence with the following repair procedures: Movement and mainspring cleaning; hand bushing, pivot polishing, and time train troubleshooting.

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This course will cover the installation of bushings and depthing for both clock and watches on a milling machine. This course uses a Sherline milling machine when demonstrating the techniques described below.

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This online course is an overview of techniques in gilding. The instructor demonstrates the following techniques: water gilding, applying gesso, burnishing, patina techniques, oil gilding, and nontraditional gilding. This is an overview of a week long course in gilding offered by the NAWCC.

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This online course is an overview of techniques in finishing. The instructor demonstrates the following techniques: applying shellac, French polishing, and amalgamation. This is an overview of a week long course in gilding offered by the NAWCC.

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This online course is an overview of techniques in veneering. The instructor discusses the following: types of veneer, advantages of veneer, how to buy veneer, adhesives used in applying veneering. The instructor also demonstrates the following techniques: hammer veneer, veneer repairs, veneer bag veneering. This is an overview of a week long course in veneering offered by the NAWCC.

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This is a bundled package of the three online courses: gilding, finishing, and veneer. The instructor demonstrates the following techniques: water gilding, applying gesso, burnishing, patina techniques, oil gilding, nontraditional gilding, applying shellac, French polishing, and amalgamation. The instructor discusses the following: types of veneering, advantages of veneer, how to buy veneer, adhesives used in applying veneering. The instructor also demonstrates the following... Details
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Tower Clock Chapter 134 Membership Dues
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This workshop is an introduction to dial painting and restoration. Learn how to refurbish that old dial on your favorite clock.

When: August 9–10, 2014
Where: Columbia, PA
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Host Hotel: Clarion Hotel, Lexington, KY
Host: KY Thoroughbred Ch 140
Co-Host: KY Bluegrass Ch 35
Nat Rep: Phil Gregory

NO ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT 

When: January 16–17, 2015
Where: Lexington, KY
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Horology played an important role in World War Two. The Hamilton Watch Co. is well remembered for the spectacular achievement of mass producing the Marine Chronometer and the many other timepieces they made for all branches of military. Other watch and clock companies also produced a wide variety of timepieces for the war effort. One product, the War Alarm, was produced for the civilian population in response to a critical need of this cheap and mundane timepiece. This webinar,... Details
When: January 25, 2015
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While the name Andrew V. Strait might not be recognizable to many advertising clock collectors and aficionados, his clocks, generally referred to as "Sidney Advertising Clocks" surely are. Strait's story is one of real genius, wherein his skills as a clock maker merged with his unique ideas on profiting through the medium of advertising to create a new segment in American horology. This presentation, based almost entirely on primary sources, will provide the history of Strait and his ... Details
When: February 15, 2015
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Host Hotel: Hampton Inn Suites, Mesquite, TX
Host: Lone Star Ch 124
Co-Hosts: Southwestern Ch 15, Five State Collectors Ch 80, San Jacinto Ch 139
Public Day: Fri 3/6 & Sat 3/7
Nat Rep: Gene Volk

NO ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT  

When: March 6–7, 2015
Where: Mesquite, TX
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Host Hotel: Lexington Hotel & Suites, Fountain Hills, AZ
Host: Valley of the Sun Ch 112
Co-Hosts: Keywinders of Arizona Ch 46, Southern Arizona Ch 113
Public Day: Sat, 3/14
Nat Rep: Mary Ann Wahlner

NO ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT

When: March 13–14, 2015
Where: Fountain Hills, AZ
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Host: Florida Gold Coast Ch 60
Co-Host: Florida White Sands Ch 96
Public Day: Sat, 3/14 & Sun, 3/15
Nat Rep: Chet Ekstrand
 

When: March 13–15, 2015
Where: Kissimmee, FL