Wheelwrighting Workshop

Make a complete 12 spoke wagon wheel in this workshop with wheelwright Kerry Riehl

Wheelwrighting workshop


Prerequisite: Nil
Venue: Cobb+Co Museum, 27 Lindsay Street, Toowoomba
Date: Saturday 28 September - Wednesday 2 October 2019
Time: 9am - 4pm (all days)
Cost: $1,400 includes expert instruction, all materials, morning and afternoon tea and lunch
(This workshop allows for partial payments - please see terms and conditions below.)
Age: 16 years and over
Requirements: Please wear closed in boots (or steel capped), long trousers and long sleeves

This workshop has a maximum of eight participants.

On the day

You will assemble a complete twelve spoke wagon wheel from a hand made kit provided by our 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.

Meet your tutor

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.

How to book

Book now or contact Cobb+Co Museum +61 (0)7 4659 4900.

Please see our full Hands On Workshops Terms and Conditions. (188 KB) pdf document icon

Spectators are welcome at all workshops.

Event Details

28 September 2019 - 02 October 2019
$1,400 includes expert instruction, all materials and catering

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