The Most Comprehensive Books on Building Carriage and Wagon Wheels – Ever!

Wheelwrighting: A Modern Introduction, Volume 2


Finally, a companion book to our first very popular book on building carriage and wagon wheels!
What more is there to say about wheelwrighting, you ask? This book focuses on the other knowledge needed to operate a wheelwright shop.

Here are some of the topics:
– Making spring wagon brakes and installing cable and hydraulic brakes
– Building hardtops and recovering folding tops
– Building poles and shafts
– Building buggy and wagon seats
– More on wheel building methods including hubs
– Building essential equipment for a shop including spoke tenoning machines, tire rollers, rubber tire machines, tire closures and hub borers
– Types of wood used in carriage making and wood preparation in different climates
– PLUS: Instruction on building an entire Red River Cart and a Buckboard
– Appendices include important information on resources for Wheelwrights

· Written in collaboration with knowledgeable wheelwrights from Canada and USA
· Filled with over 300 drawings and photos
· Coil binding—it will lay flat when open on workbench; 341 pages packed with information
· You will NOT find this information all in one place available anywhere else — making this a MUST HAVE reference

Weight .885 kg
Dimensions 31 × 29 × 3 cm


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