BUILD-YOUR-WATCH CLASSES

Classes will resume October 2nd, 2021!

Have you ever wanted to create a timepiece that is truly unique to you? We are offering an opportunity to do just that, under the guidance of a trained watchmaker.

Prior experience with watches is not necessary, and we will supply the tools and materials for you to get a taste of what being a watchmaker is about!

 

Course #1: Manual wind watch movement

No prior watch experience is needed, and we will supply the tools and materials to put together your watch. This is a great choice for a new watch enthusiast!

 

Be sure to check out the bottom of the page for examples of prior class project results!
 

What’s included in the course:

  • Manual wind watch movement (ST36*)

  • Stainless steel watch case with exhibition back (42-44 mm case, not including the crown)

  • Watch dial

  • Watch hands

  • Watch band (leather strap)

  • 8-10 hours of instruction wherein you will disassemble, clean, oil, reassemble and adjust your timepiece, as well as make the case look exactly how you want.

*Swiss movements have increased in price to the point where we cannot offer the use of the ETA or Unitas movements if we are to continue to make this class affordable. We will instead be using the ST36 Chinese movement.

The class will be held for 2 consecutive weeks, with one, 4 -5 hour course per week. The total fee for the course is $500, and non-refundable prepayment is required.


Contact us for more information, and to sign up for this opportunity! Class size is limited, but more classes will be offered.

 

Course 2: Automatic movement

No prior watch experience is needed, however, manual dexterity and patience is a must. We will supply the tools and materials to put together your watch. This is a great choice for a watch enthusiast who would love a bit of a challenge!
 

What’s included in the course:

  • Automatic watch movement

  • Stainless steel watch case (38-42 mm case, not including the crown)

  • Watch dial

  • Watch hands

  • Watch band (leather strap)

  • Bezel insert

  • 8-10 hours of instruction wherein you will disassemble, clean, oil, reassemble and adjust your timepiece, as well as make the case look how you want.

Total price for this course is $500, and non-refundable prepayment is required.


Contact us for more information, and to sign up for this opportunity! Class size is limited, but more classes will be offered.

Here are some examples of the watches put together by previous 6497 classes: