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Teaching the Art of Swiss Watchmaking



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28
JUL
2014

Exam Preparation

Preparing for Exams There are four intermediate exams over the two-year SAWTA curriculum. These exams are designed to reflect the complete group of tasks that a full-fledged watchmaker is expected to perform in context of a complete watch service.  Successfully passing these exams dem
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17
JUL
2014

End of the Year Projects

As the first year comes to a close in a few short weeks, the students are working with great focus to bring their school clocks and school watches to completion.  These two projects encompass all relevant tool and component making proficiencies taught in the first year.
 The work styl
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26
MAR
2014

The Tourbillon Model

The 2012-2014 class had the interest, the passion, the skills and the knowledge necessary for this kind of project, so there was no real excuse not to do it. In initial brainstorming sessions we pondered the following questions: –      one piece built in collaboration or each st
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