Tag Archives: Carriage

The First Cuckoo

Its often said that one of the first signs of spring is hearing a cuckoo, which I suppose depends upon where you live, whereas in our world the first sign of spring is the first day¬† we light the bread … Continue reading

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Some habits are hard to break.

It was a day for going back to my roots, putting the fancy stuff to one side and make some wheels, something I haven’t done for a while, this time a set of four little wheels to replace some rotten … Continue reading

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There is nothing like a challenge

There’s nothing like a challenge and my latest project is most definitely one of those. Over the years I have made my fair share of wooden wheels for horse drawn carriages, usually something fairly substantial, with wheels in the region … Continue reading

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I want to be an apprentice

Occasionally life smiles upon you, and this week was one of those¬†occasions. I was lucky to go with a party of fellow wheelwrights to an after hours private view around the Royal Mews, escorted by their coachmen. For the want … Continue reading

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