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The Midwest Watchmaker and Clockmaker Professional Organization, affiliated with American Watchmaker Clockmaker Institute (AWCI) the national organization.  Serving the Minnesota, North and South Dakota, Northern Iowa, and Western Wisconsin area.

Our Mission

We are the regional affiliate of the National Professional organization for Clockmakers and Watchmakers establishing standards for education and testing for National Certification.  Our goal is to establish and maintain the necessary high standards for quality, systematic procedures, and use of the proper technology to ensure excellent outcomes for each watch or clock service.



93rd annual conference

LOCATION: Mendota VFW, 1323 Sibley Memorial Highway, Mendota, MN 55150

9am start registration, coffee and donuts


9:30 speakers start

9:30-10am Tom Tarnow from Alchemy Mirror Resilvering talking about his work.

10-11:15 introduction to David Lindow and Stephen Franke shops and projects

11:30-12  Development of clockmaking!!! hands on samples and explainations first 1/2

noon-1pm LUNCH

Yearly meeting

1:30-2 Development of Clockmaking Movements from 1600 on part 2

2-3pm Missing wheel and pinion calculation with a wheel cutting machine.

3:15-4 History of the Rose engine

Announcement of J B HUDSON and the MWCA and the Clock Guild contest for 2020


AUCTION SET UP IS 4-5 and first lots will close after 6pm

AUCTION after the convention.  

Starts around 5pm with silent auction $5 bidder fee.  This is an additional cost.

COSTS will be $49 for the convention including lunch to pay now push button


SUNDAY CLASS IS ADDED people still available out of the 10 total class size of Rose Engine hands on workshop.  History and how to work on the rose engine and then 20 minutes each hands on.

9-10 Demonstration on Rose engine

10:15-11 Introduction of Gear ENgagement discussion

11-12 Practical hands on Sessions on Rose enging and gearing


1-3:15 Continuation of practical hands on sessions on Rose engine

3;30-4 Wrap up and question/answer session

  All materials provided, bring your curiosity. $70 cost push the buy it now button below.

PRELIMINARY SIGN UP IS COMPLETE.  SEND an email to to be put on a waiting list for possible openings.

To pay DUES to MWCA

cost of $35 on line push this button

Coyright 2009,2010,2011,2012,2013,2014,2015,2016,2017,2018,2019  Midwest Watchmakers, Clockmakers Association

Postal address 1169 Veronica Lane, Mendota Heights, MN 55118