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Chicago School of Watchmaking - updated 2016

Postby Richt2k » August 25th 2010, 7:09pm

Thought maybe some of you would be interested in this, was posted over on another forum, so I can't take credit, but it is a great read.

Chicago School of Watchmaking circa 1952

Master Watchmaking
36 Lessons

Each chapter is a separate pdf file. The rar file contains all lessons in one folder.

http://www.megaupload.com/?d=GO4ZIZH3

Chapter/Lesson Titles

Tools and Material of the Trade
Lesson 1 Fundamental Principle, Equipment, Casing
Lesson 2 Crowns, Stems, Sleeves, and Bows
Lesson 3 Fitting watch crystals and watch attachments for practice and profit
Lesson 4 Nomenclature and Sizes of watches
Lesson 5 Mainsprings in watches
Lesson 6 Motor and Jeweled barrels
Lesson 7 Selecting the Mainspring
Lesson 8 Assembling watches
Lesson 9 Winding and Setting Mechanisms
Lesson 10 Cleaning Watches
Lesson 11 Timing, Rating and Regulation
Lesson 12 Factory Set Train Jewels
Lesson 13 Factory Balance Hole Jewels and Roller Jewels
Lesson 14 Friction Jeweling
Lesson 15 Replacing Factory Balance Staffs
Lesson 16 Truing Balance Wheels
Lesson 17 Poising Balance Wheels
Lesson 18 Truing Hairsprings
Lesson 19 Colleting Hairsprings
Lesson 20 The Overcoil Hairspring
Lesson 21 Principles of the Lever Escapement
Lesson 22 Principles of the Lever Escapement (cont'd)
Lesson 23 Types of Escapements
Lesson 24 Drawing the Lever Escapement
Lesson 25 Drawing the Lever Escapement (cont'd)
Lesson 26 Matching the Escapement
Lesson 27 Tools - Hardening and Tempering
Lesson 28 The Lathe
Lesson 29 Lathe Work
Lesson 30 Lathe Work (cont'd)
Lesson 31 Lathe Work (cont'd)
Lesson 32 Part I - Fitting Hairsprings to Watches
Lesson 32 Part II - Modern Shop Methods
Lesson 33 Electronic Timing Machines - Watch Master
Lesson 34 Electronic Timing Machines - Time-O-Graph
Lesson 35 Problems and Solutions


Master Watchmaking
36 Lessons

Each chapter is a separate pdf file.

Chapter/Lesson Titles

Tools and Material of the Trade
Lesson 1 http://www.4shared.com/office/aTOBEFnc/ ... lexternal'>Fundamental Principle, Equipment, Casing
Lesson 2 http://www.4shared.com/office/sg5wItmd/ ... lexternal'>Crowns, Stems, Sleeves, and Bows
Lesson 3http://www.4shared.com/office/xQfG5M-4/LESSON-3__1_.htmlexternal'> Fitting watch crystals and watch attachments for practice and profit
Lesson 4 http://www.4shared.com/office/6lMR_Er6/ ... lexternal'>Nomenclature and Sizes of watches
Lesson 5 http://www.4shared.com/office/ly6KbW_k/ ... lexternal'>Mainsprings in watches
Lesson 6 http://www.4shared.com/office/jrA4-Rek/ ... lexternal'>Motor and Jeweled barrels
Lesson 7 http://www.4shared.com/office/f_p2xfuG/ ... lexternal'>Selecting the Mainspring
Lesson 8 http://www.4shared.com/office/L3hjt3y_/ ... lexternal'>Assembling watches
Lesson 9 http://www.4shared.com/office/o1TfY8hx/ ... lexternal'>Winding and Setting Mechanisms
Lesson 10 http://www.4shared.com/office/zIGbx9wG/ ... lexternal'>Cleaning Watches

Lesson 11 http://www.4shared.com/office/oD-u1W7x/ ... lexternal'>Timing, Rating and Regulation

Lesson 12 http://www.4shared.com/office/G1Q_6Fgj/ ... lexternal'>Factory Set Train Jewels

Lesson 13 http://www.4shared.com/office/oZkC4NTi/ ... lexternal'>Factory Balance Hole Jewels and Roller Jewels

Lesson 14http://www.4shared.com/office/OuyKpRF-/LESSON-14.htmlexternal'> Friction Jeweling

Lesson 15 http://www.4shared.com/office/8H55GdLc/ ... lexternal'>Replacing Factory Balance Staffs
Lesson 16 http://www.4shared.com/office/5My7qBL-/ ... lexternal'>Truing Balance Wheels

Lesson 17 http://www.4shared.com/office/oKjUGhIc/ ... lexternal'>Poising Balance Wheels


Lesson 18 http://www.4shared.com/office/EjlQ3hri/ ... lexternal'>Truing Hairsprings


Lesson 19 http://www.4shared.com/office/jHnNCuGr/ ... lexternal'>Colleting Hairsprings

Lesson 20 http://www.4shared.com/office/hMLnD-5X/ ... lexternal'>The Overcoil Hairspring

Lesson 21 http://www.4shared.com/office/6dbhtvyF/ ... lexternal'>Principles of the Lever
Escapement

Lesson 22 http://www.4shared.com/office/_p57vJ1_/ ... lexternal'>Principles of the Lever Escapement (cont'd)

Lesson 23 http://www.4shared.com/office/aAwLN6F0/ ... lexternal'>Types of Escapements

Lesson 24 http://www.4shared.com/office/oqNq0UQ3/LESSON-24.html external'>Drawing the Lever Escapement

Lesson 25 http://www.4shared.com/office/C268RZvf/LESSON-25.html external'>Drawing the Lever Escapement (cont'd)

Lesson 26 http://www.4shared.com/office/jYte5P3O/ ... lexternal'>Matching the EscapementLesson 27 http://www.4shared.com/office/WOESMObu/lesson-27.html external'>Tools - Hardening and Tempering

Lesson 28 http://www.4shared.com/office/4ZPMypGa/ ... lexternal'>The Lathe

Lesson 29http://www.4shared.com/office/e_CwiiSm/lesson-29.htmlexternal'> Lathe Work

Lesson 30 http://www.4shared.com/office/7HsvH57I/ ... lexternal'>Lathe Work (cont'd)

Lesson 31 http://www.4shared.com/office/_t6RCJHb/ ... lexternal'>Lathe Work (cont'd)

Lesson 32http://www.4shared.com/office/bAArC7Qb/lesson-321.htmlexternal'> Part I - Fitting Hairsprings to Watches

Lesson 32 http://www.4shared.com/office/fnsxxzCG/ ... lexternal'>Part II - Modern Shop Methods
Lesson 33http://www.4shared.com/office/yyvHj6-S/LESSON-33.htmlexternal'> Electronic Timing Machines - Watch Master

Lesson 34 http://www.4shared.com/office/6_56rt1-/ ... lexternal'>Electronic Timing Machines - Time-O-Graph

Lesson 35 http://www.4shared.com/office/8jAptBA_/ ... lexternal'>Problems and Solutions
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Re: Free watchmaking course in PDF

Postby koimaster » August 25th 2010, 7:49pm

thank you. Made into a sticky
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Re: Free watchmaking course in PDF

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Anyone have another share or mirror for this?

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Re: Free watchmaking course in PDF

Postby bigedsurf » December 14th 2010, 10:20am

unfortunately the link you have clicked is not available...
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Re: Free watchmaking course in PDF

Postby koimaster » December 14th 2010, 10:59am

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Re: Free watchmaking course in PDF

Postby koimaster » December 14th 2010, 11:00am

bigedsurf wrote:unfortunately the link you have clicked is not available...


It is copyrighted by the NAWCC and they are zealots about it. The link to the blog I provided is showing the lessons one at a time or it is availble at ebay for $22.00 in cd format.
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Re: Free watchmaking course in PDF

Postby bigedsurf » December 14th 2010, 11:02am

gotcha........thanx
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Re: Free watchmaking course in PDF

Postby foghorn » December 14th 2010, 1:25pm

Mehdi Xmas!!
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Re: Free watchmaking course in PDF

Postby Watch Noob » December 14th 2010, 2:06pm

foghorn wrote:Mehdi Xmas!!


lmao, couldn't resist could you? brilliant.
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Re: Free watchmaking course in PDF

Postby blorp[ » December 14th 2010, 9:08pm

Thanks
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Re: Free watchmaking course in PDF

Postby jackwebb » August 9th 2013, 11:15pm

This is great information and the full ISO cd can be downloaded for free here
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Megaupload? Didn't the FBI raid that dude's home, like, all the way out near bedlam's house or something?
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Postby Hawk » August 10th 2013, 3:41am

AJC wrote:Megaupload? Didn't the FBI raid that dude's home, like, all the way out near bedlam's house or something?
Raid was by NZ police at the behest of the FBI.

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Re: Free watchmaking course in PDF

Postby kevco » August 10th 2013, 2:37pm

[quote="foghorn"]Mehdi Xmas!![/quote


Funny shit there.
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Re: Free watchmaking course in PDF

Postby itfc1959 » August 11th 2013, 8:55am

jackwebb wrote:This is great information and the full ISO cd can be downloaded for free here

Excellent. Thanks very much for that.
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Re: Free watchmaking course in PDF

Postby 3Flushes » August 11th 2013, 12:54pm

Watch Noob wrote:
foghorn wrote:Mehdi Xmas!!
...brilliant.
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Missed this somehow the first time through. I had almost forgotten about him. Brilliant indeed.
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Re: Free watchmaking course in PDF

Postby koimaster » June 27th 2016, 10:32am

You may download the complete course here free of charge -

https://issuu.com/watchlords.com/stacks ... 57ef72abc3
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Re: Chicago School of Watchmaking - updated 2016

Postby koimaster » October 14th 2016, 11:32am

Richt2k wrote:Thought maybe some of you would be interested in this, was posted over on another forum, so I can't take credit, but it is a great read.

Chicago School of Watchmaking circa 1952

Master Watchmaking
36 Lessons

Each chapter is a separate pdf file. The rar file contains all lessons in one folder.



You may download the complete course here free of charge -

https://issuu.com/watchlords.com/stacks ... 57ef72abc3
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1946-2006

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With the lilt of Irish laughter

Every day and in every way

Now forever and ever after."
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Re: Chicago School of Watchmaking - updated 2016

Postby koimaster » December 4th 2017, 10:44am

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