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Wooden Wagon Wheel Workshop (Wheelwrighting)

Location: Toowoomba, QLD | Type: Classes, Lessons and Workshops

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Dates:
28 September - 02 October 2019

Address:
27 Lindsay Street
Toowoomba, Queensland 4350

Phone:
07 4659 4900
Email: inquiries@cobbandco.qm.qld.gov.au
Website: http://www.cobbandco.qm.qld.gov.au/Events+and+Exhibitions/Events/2019/09/Wheelwrighting+Workshop+Sep#.XADDbmgzaUk

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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.

Rates from

$1,400.00 To $1,400.00

Contact Us

Phone: 07 4659 4900

Email: inquiries@cobbandco.qm.qld.gov.au
Website: http://www.cobbandco.qm.qld.gov.au/Events+and+Exhibitions/Events/2019/09/Wheelwrighting+Workshop+Sep#.XADDbmgzaUk

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  • Carpark
  • Coach Parking
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  • Parents Room
  • Public Toilet
  • Shop

September

28-Sep-2019

29-Sep-2019

30-Sep-2019

October

01-Oct-2019

02-Oct-2019