Learn the process of constructing wooden wheels for wagons. See how small hubs are turned and mortised. Practice shaving spokes. Felloes are steam bent. Lend your hand as the team heat shrinks steel tires onto wheels in a cloud of steam. Wheelwrighting is a fascinating combination of early precision wood and metal working. Product: none.
Enrollment: 4 to 12
Minimum age: 14
a/ June 28-29, 2013, Friday-Saturday, 9:00-5:00pm
Cook's Mill, Scotts, MI
With Dave Kramer and John Sarge