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Wooden Wagon Wheel Workshop (Wheelwrighting)

From:Saturday 02 October 2021
To:Wednesday 06 October 2021
Time:9:00am - 04:00pm Saturday 02 October 2021
Location:Cobb+Co Museum, 27 Lindsay Street, Toowoomba, Queensland Australia
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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.
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Cobb+Co Museum
27 Lindsay Street
Contact phone Cobb+Co Museum
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Contact organisationCobb+Co Museum
Is food and drink available?Yes
Are toilets available?Yes
Is there disabled access?Not applicable
- Cost: AUD1400 includes expert instruction, all materials, morning tea and lunch.(This workshop allows for partial payments - please see terms and conditions).


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