Some flanges bolt through the spokes and some bolt between the spokes. And safety equipment is a must. If anyone has other ideas - lets see some pics. To take it off and get it on, put in in my big vise, about shoulder level. Some felloes were laminated and some were solid, some were round and some were square. Over 5,000 wheels built since 1965. I get lots of compliments on my 94 year old wheels.
Well, my Hupp 30 x 3 clincher had a flat, and I have those Vietnamese made tires that just barely fit. If you've ever seen any wood wheels with dark stains in the wood it's because they have trapped the stains in the wood, meaning they never bleached them or didn't bleach them enough. My experience refinishing furniture with poly is pretty decent and I wouldn't use it on wood wheels. I thought maybe there was a chance you had done it this way, thanks for the great explanation. If you get a chip or break in the finish caused by flexing, stone chips, etc, the water will get in under the finish and lift it. S e a r c h Menu See our We are dedicated to providing quality services and premium quality Model T Ford accessories.
When the scraper is pulled across hard wood it will peal an almost transparent shaving of wood with each stroke. The exception might be using a power washer to remove the paint remover. That coat can be used as a first coat, then wait about a week or two before a second coat of full strength varnish. After a brief rest, managed to pop most of the other side on but did have to break out my favorite tool for the last bit. The left one is for selecting low or high gear.
Do some research and educate yourself a little at first and it will make it easier on you once you decide what method you choose. I have seen some wheels and furniture that were dipped in a commercial striper and the wood was ruined. My nephew decided to wash my new T at the car wash and hit one spoke and got down to bare wood but also took some of the soft stuff with it. This is how I've done many wheels, and years later, they still look great. By on Monday, November 18, 2013 - 07:24 am: Stutzmanns grows the Hickory in their own forest on the property. A normal sandblasting setup will work just fine.
We had one fellow a few weeks ago that mentioned putting back together a spoke at a time and I am still trying to figure out how its done like that. It does a very fine job of removing paint from 200 year-old wood without damaging the soft grain. If I was not 5000 miles away from Cal might consider it. While fixing the bolt, I also adjusted the parking brake to make them function better as well. I used it too on the mother in law body. By on Sunday, July 05, 2009 - 10:49 pm: I am happy to report I found a stripper that worked great for me.