Engineers Eire is internet hosting two seminars by John McGonigle during which he’ll discuss concerning the engineering of watchmaking, i.e. how watches are made. The first seminar will begin at 18:30 of the 23rd of February 2023 and the second a month in a while the 23rd of March 2023. Each seminars shall be streamed on-line, however you do should register.
Within the first of his one-hour talks, John will converse concerning the evolution of watchmaking, from the standard engineering of early watchmakers to right this moment’s superior supplies and strategies, in addition to how modern watchmakers mix these conventional and trendy applied sciences. The second seminar will give attention to how sophisticated mechanical watches work, explaining the operations of tourbillions, minute-repeaters, and different issues.
John is a co-founder (together with his brother Stephen) of the Swiss-based McGonigle Watches and he has now arrange his personal model in Eire known as Oileán (Gaelic for island). He has labored on making sophisticated watches for a lot of high-end Swiss manufacturers, together with Audemars Piguet and Christophe Claret, and has completed a variety of restoration work.
How Watches are Made John McGonigle
You may register for the primary of John McGonigle’s seminars at https://www.engineersireland.ie/Occasions/occasion/8771
For extra data, please see ‘How Watches are Made’ by John McGonigle