About Jeff Forslund

A native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Master Watchmaker Jeff Forslund founded Lake Country Jewelers in 1993, five years after opening his first watch repair business, Time Doctors.

Jeff Forslund possesses a CW21 Watch Certification, which is the highest watchmaking certification available in the United States.  He is also a Charter Member (#9) of The Chronometer Club, a worldwide membership of watchmakers and technicians with the primary goal of providing the finest watch repair possible, as well as the sharing of information needed to do so in a timely and efficient manner.


Jeff Forslund Curriculum Vitae

Below is a resume of Jeff Forslunds’ watchmaking accomplishments, courses and certifications.


Watchmaking Courses

  • OME1120 Certified Watchmaker (Omega) 2016
  • AWCI Lathe and Small Parts Manufacturing
  • AWCI Black Polishing and Advanced Finishing Techniques
  • AWCI Balance Staff, Timing, Watch Adjusting
  • AWCI Quartz Watch Diagnosis and Repair Including Quartz Chronograph
  • AWCI Modern Mechanical Automatic Watch Diagnosis and Repair
  • AWCI Modern Mechanical Chronograph Servicing, Repair and Adjustment
  • AWCI Rolex Automatic Watch Diagnosis and Service
  • AWCI Modern Rolex Current Watch Casing and Current Crystal Repair
  • AWCI Modern Rolex Case Design Repair and Replacement & Equipment Training

Factory Service Center Training Courses

  • Cartier Service Provider Training 1
  • Cartier Service Provider Training Advanced
  • Omega Advanced Service Provider Training
  • Omega Service Provider Training
  • Omega Co-Axial Service Provider Training
  • Omega Modern Chronograph Service Provider Training
  • Omega Case Refinishing Service Provider Training

Certifications and Memberships

  • CW21 Watchmaking Certification: 2010
  • Charter Member (#9) The Chronometer Club


  • Stuarts International School for Jewelers: Graduated 1993
  • Diamond Setting
  • Advanced Diamond Setting
  • Bench Repairs
  • Casting
  • Wax Carving
  • Gemological Institute of America (GIA) Diamond Grading: 2005


  • Four children: Three young ladies and One young man
  • Married Since 1987