Building 1080lb wood wagon wheels

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Building 1080lb wood wagon wheels

Postby Evil D » Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:51 am

Here's some morning randomness. I stumbled across this today and somehow it kept my attention for the full length of the video. I swear I will never complain about buying tires for my car again. This is some really impressive craftsmanship and it really makes me appreciate how difficult life must have been back when this was the standard affair for vehicle wheels/tires.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5JVcE8gho4k
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Re: Building 1080lb wood wagon wheels

Postby Evil D » Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:53 am

Apparently there's an entire build series of videos for this Borax 20 Mule Team wagon. Really amazing stuff. It's no wonder it takes 20 mules to pull it lol.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ra2-0RrDEbg
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Re: Building 1080lb wood wagon wheels

Postby mb1 » Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:53 am

Well Mule Team...not that far Off-Topic!

I tell ya, craftsmanship is a dying art. Even the basic trades are suffering a lack of inflow to supply the needed manpower. I sure respect those who know how to build and fix stuff well. The majority of the population has no clue how to do much of anything with their hands anymore.
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Re: Building 1080lb wood wagon wheels

Postby greencobra » Tue Sep 05, 2017 11:00 am

calvin is quite the craftsman. i don't know if i could have stayed focused for that long. i'll tell you what, next time i'm sitting at town fair tire for a hour getting my truck reshod, i promise not to complain. i double dog promise. super job calvin and crew, well done!

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Re: Building 1080lb wood wagon wheels

Postby xceptnl » Tue Sep 05, 2017 1:30 pm

That's a terrific display of craftsmanship. Thank you for sharing David.
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