Last week we had a long weekend where Henrik went to the UK to teach a course on black polishing.
|Checking the flatness of the tripod on the tin plate before beginning to black polish.
|The normal finish on a setting lever.
|A lever piece after black polishing.
Dean, Faris, Ivan, Louis, Tetsu, Varun
This week Dean and Tetsu have started their final exam! They finished their theory exam and will start their 5 movements on monday! Good luck to them!
This week Ivan and Louis took their winding stem exam and passed!
Ivan, Louis and Varun learned how to use the pantograph. Afterwards Louis made a new pusher spring for chronograph.
|The original broken spring.
|The new spring cut out with the pantograph, heat treated and blued.
|Red arrow pointing to the new piece placed into the watch.
Ivan made a stand for his pocket watch.
Amer, Dunham, Daniel, David, Harold, Miguel
This week Amer made a new click spring for an omega pocket watch.
|Setting up the pantograph.
|The drawing guide for the click spring to be made on the pantograph.
|The raw cut piece.
This week David cleaned and serviced his 8mm lathe.
This week Harold practiced on the division and endshake adjustment of the escapement, and shellacking of the jewels of the pallet fork.
Miguel and Dunny took their hour wheel exam!
COMING UP NEXT...
Next week Dean and Tetsu will be doing their final exam and will be working on 5 movements.
Best of luck to them!
Thank you for reading!
Hope to see you next week!