Wheelwrighting Workshops

Create your own twelve spoke wagon wheel in a workshop at Cobb+Co Museum

Learn how to make each element of a wheel, including a spoke, a felloe and the hub, then assemble a full wheel from a hand made kit provided by wheelwright Kerry Riehl.

Meet your tutor

Wheelwright Kerry Riehl (pictured) 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's annual Have A Go! Festival.

How do you book?

It's easy! Just give us a call on +61 (0) 7 4659 4900.  Please see terms and conditions (188 KB) pdf document icon.

Workshop dates

Upcoming workshops are listed below. Depending on demand, additional workshops may be scheduled during the year. Next year's schedule will be available from November.

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For further information call us on +61 (0) 7 4659 4900 or contact us using our online form.

Spectators are welcome at all workshops.