Chapter 15 April Meeting: April 26, 2014

Chapter 15 Meeting will begin at 10 a.m.-­‐noon at Pok-e-Jo’s at 2121 Parmer in Austin TX.

The program will be on “Proper clock cleaning techniques” and it will be lead by Ken Reindel and Jay Holloway.

After the meeting we encourage everyone to stay and have lunch and visit.

Future Meetings for your planning guide:
May 17, 2014 Chapter 15: Pok-e-Jo’s: 10:00 AM to Noon
May 27, 2014 Capital Area Watchmkaers and Clockmakers Guild: Pok-e-Jo’s: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Capital Area Watchmakers and Clockmakers Guild Auction: 4-12-14

WHEN: April 12, 2014

Open at 9:00 AM with sellers and buyers registering

Auction begins at 10:00 AM.

WHERE: Northwest Baptist Church, (Gymnasium) 6301 Woodrow Avenue, Austin, TX 78757

PARKING: In the church parking lot on the SE side off of Alegria Rd

SPECIAL CONDITIONS: All buyers and Sellers must be members of CAWCG. Attendees may join the morning of the auction. Membership applications will be available at the registration table.

Members are encouraged to bring items for sale.

Items listed and sold will have a 10% seller fee deducted from the final hammer
price which will go to CAWCG to cover their expenses.

Additional Information: contact Jay Holloway 512-294-7371 or

March 22, 2014 Chapter 15 Meeting

The Chapter 15 Program begins at 10 a.m. and ends at noon. The topic is Horological Oils and Their Effect on Clocks. Ken
Reindel is presenting this program and he brings over 50 years of experience in clock repair to discuss the changes in oils and their use in horology.

The meeting is held at Pok-­‐e-­‐Jo’s, 2121 Parmer, Austin TX.

Chapter 15 will hold their annual business meeting on April 26th where we ask all members to attend.

For more information contact:
Jay Holloway, VP at 512-294-7371 or

January 25 Chapter 15 Monthly Meeting

Chapter 15 will hold their montly meeting beginning at 10 a.m. -­‐ noon at Pok-­‐e-­‐Jo’s located at 2121 Parmer, Austin TX.

The Program for this month is titled “Proceed with caution” and it is being presented by Ken Reindel a master-clockmaker who will discuss articles about clock repair that have been published recently and the many pitfalls that one may run into when one does not fully understand the repair.

We look forward to everyone who has interest in clocks and watches to attend. After the meeting we welcome those to stay and enjoy lunch at Pok-e-Jo’s.

November 16, 2013 Meeting

The November meeting will be about military timepieces with a guest speaker Tom Smith. Mr. Smith will cover the history of military watches and he will bring samples of unique items for viewing.

The meeting is held at Pok-E-Joe’s located at 2121 Parmer, Austin TX and the meeting begins at 10:00 am. Come early and visit and enjoy lunch after the program with everyone to discuss more horological themes.

Wood Case Restoration Class: 12-7-13

Chapter 15 is offering a single day wood case restoration class that will be held at the Windermere Clubhouse located at 16800 Gower St., Pflugerville
TX. The date for the class is Saturday, December 7, and it will run from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm or later if needed to finish.

Ken Reindel and Jay Holloway will lead the class that will focus on the history of clock and furniture finishes, the advantages and disadvantages
of each type of finish, as well as various methods of restoration along with their strengths. Key areas covered are finishes, matching and blending colors,
along with important repairs needed in restoration.

Attendees are encouraged to bring a case to begin restoration. A second case will be allowed for evaluation only. For additional details, please contact Jay Holloway by phone at 512-294-7371 or by email at The class size is limited with first to sign up guaranteed a place. The investment for the training is $40 with checks made out to NAWCC Chapter 15. They may be mailed to the attention of Jay Holloway, 1105 Lafayette Lane, Pflugerville TX 78660.

A list of supplies will be sent out to attendees. These supplies may be brought to class, or supplies may be purchased at the class for a nominal fee. We
look forward to seeing you there!

September 28 – Chapter 15 Monthly meeting

The September meeting of Chapter 15 will be held on the 28th, beginning at 10:00 am at Pok-E-Jo’s Smokehouse, 2121 Parmer Lane, Austin, TX. The program will be about 2 unique clocks in San Antonio TX. Pictures and details of the inner workings of the clocks will be shown and discussed. Anyone with interest in clocks and watches is welcome. Most members stay after the meeting to enjoy a lunch at Pok-E-Jo’s and continue visiting.

For more details, please contact Jay Holloway at: Email: or call 512-294-7371.