Wooden Wagon Wheel Workshop (Wheelwrighting)

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

2 May 2020 to 6 May 2020

You will assemble a complete twelve spoke wagon wheel from a hand made kit provided by their resident wheelwright Kerry Riehl. You will also personally make one of each item used in the construction including a spoke, felloe and hub. At the end of the five day workshop you will have a completed wheel to take home.

Wheelwright Kerry Riehl is a joiner by trade. He has been making and repairing wooden wheels for over 30 years, starting with his grandparents’ old carts and drays. Kerry is passionate about passing on the skills of wheelwrighting and is a regular demonstrator at Cobb+Co Museum.

Age: 16 years and over.
Requirements: Please wear closed in boots (or steel capped), long trousers and long sleeves.

Facilities

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Rates

From AU$1400.00

Cost: AUD1400 includes expert instruction, all materials, morning and afternoon tea and lunch.
(This workshop allows for partial payments – please see terms and conditions).

Event Times

2 May 2020 to 6 May 2020

Annual Event

Venue

Cobb+Co Museum

27 Lindsay Street, Toowoomba, 4350

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