Here is a list of places to go for
Chris Jenson, Doc's Buggy Shop ,
Chris sometimes offers clinics
in building and repairing wheels. At the current time he is in the
process of relocating from Alberta to Creston, BC
Here is how to
contact him at the new location
Bill Twigg, Moscow Carriage Company
Moscow, Idaho USA
Bill offers one-on-one training in wheel
construction, hub manufacture and buggy top construction.
Danley Carriage and Wheel
Armstrong, BC Canada
Dwayne will offer courses in Wheelwrighting;
contact him to discuss.
Remington Carriage Museum
Cardston, AB Canada
The Remington now offers
workshops on museum quality restoration techniques in September of
each year. The five hands-on workshops include
Metalwork in Carriage Restoration,
Wheel Making and Repair and
All workshops include professional instruction
backed by the resources of the Museum and restoration techniques
that have been proven by years of experience.
courses related to wheelwrighting are offered each year.
An Introduction To
Formerly offered annually in January at the WDM Curatorial Centre in
Saskatoon, this course teaches the basics of repairing and
rebuilding wooden wheels. As it is not currently being offered,
perhaps they need to know people are still interested? Contact
them to see what is happening.
An Introduction To
The introductory blacksmith course is offered when there is
sufficient demand. This course is held at the WDM Curatorial Centre in
Saskatoon, SK and led by the WDM Exhibition Coordinator. Basic
forging techniques taught include flattening, squaring, splitting,
binding, and welding. Early graduates of the course formed the
Saskatchewan Chapter of the Western Canadian Blacksmiths Guild.
For information about dates, costs and what you
need to know to attend, check out the website or contact
Corrine Daelick, Director of
Tel: (306) 931-1910 Fax: (306) 934-0525
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