Wheelwrighting: A Modern Introduction, Volume II by Bruce Morrison, Joyce Morrison and Fred J. Finley

 

Table of Contents

 

I.   Installing brakes

1.       Spring Wagon Brakes Bill Twigg................................................................................................................. 2

2.       Installing Cable and Hydraulic Brakes Everette Burkholder..........................................................................9

 

II.   Building hardtops and folding tops                                                                                                                         

3.       Building a Platform Top Bill Twigg............................................................................................................ 24

4.       Covering Folding Tops Everette Burkholder.............................................................................................. 30

5.       Top Rebuilding Jig Bill Doyle..................................................................................................................... 46

 

III.   Building poles and shafts

6.       Assembling a Pole Bruce Morrison, Everette Burkholder and Dwayne Danley...........................................50

7.       Assembling a Set of Shafts Dwayne Danley and Bruce Morrison............................................................... 65

8.       Chart of Shaft Sizes based on Horse Size.................................................................................................... 89

9.       Chart of Shafts and Poles Rod Chiodini.................................................................................................... 91

 

IV.   Building buggy and wagon seats                                                                                                                             

10.    Basic Buggy and/or Wagon Seat Construction Fred Finley......................................................................... 98

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

V.   Wheel building: Methods

11.    Sarven Wheels by Fisher Dwayne Danley and Bruce Morrison................................................................ 124

12.    Manufacturing Wooden Hubs Brian Reynolds........................................................................................ 142

13.    Boring the Hubs and Setting the Boxings Bill Twigg................................................................................. 154

14.    Building Large Hubs Brian Reynolds........................................................................................................ 166

 

VI.   Wheel building: Machines

15.    Spoke tenoning machines

a)      Spoke tenoning machine Vertical Bill Twigg................................................................................. 180

b)      Building a Tenoning Machine Horizontal Brian Reynolds............................................................... 181

c)       Spoke Master Dwayne Danley....................................................................................................... 185

d)      Spoke Tenoning Machine Horizontal Joe Havinga........................................................................ 189

 

16.    Tire Rollers

a)      Tire Roller Bill Twigg....................................................................................................................... 194

b)      Tire Roller Mike Hartigan............................................................................................................... 197

c)       Tire Roller Steve Waddell............................................................................................................... 201

d)      Simple Tire Bender Stan Teitge...................................................................................................... 203

 

17.    Rubber tire Applying Machines

a)      Rubber Tire Applying Machine "Canadian" Harry Harrison............................................................ 205

b)      Upright Remington Rubber Tire Applying Machine ........................................................................... 209

c)       Rubber Tire Machine Steve Waddell............................................................................................... 212

d)      Putting on Rubber Tires Bruce Morrison......................................................................................... 215