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Wheelwright

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Wheels kept things rolling in the 18th century - from carriages of the wealthy to farm wagons, ox carts, and cannons. Designed to meet the stresses of unpaved roads, wheels were feats of good engineering and careful craftsmanship. Come see how the wheelwright combines several different types of wood, iron tires and bands, and sophisticated construction to make their functional, but elegant wheels and vehicles.

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