- Price: £295
- Topics: Wood and willow
During this three-day course, participants will be guided through the many processes required to make a traditional wheel. You will lathe turn an elm log into a hub before mortising it, cut, shape and fit the oak spokes, cut the tangs, and fit the four felloes. On the final day you will tyre your wheel in a dramatic and unforgettable experience.
You will take home a beautiful small wheel that you have crafted yourself, either to fit to a traditional wheelbarrow (construction plans will be provided) or to treasure as a memento.
You will need some previous woodworking experience. Please wear old clothes, sturdy boots and leather gloves.
Tutor: Mike Davies
Mike is a trained wheelwright with a fascination for the craft. He has been making wheels for several years and enjoys relating the techniques to other people.
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