wheelwright"s shop

by George Sturt

Publisher: Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York, NY, USA

Written in English
Cover of: wheelwright
Published: Pages: 236 Downloads: 270
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Subjects:

  • Carriage and wagon making.

Edition Notes

Statementby George Sturt "George Bourne" ; [foreword by E. P. Thompson].
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTS2020 .S95 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 236 p. :
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1734303M
ISBN 100521447720
LC Control Number92039143

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The Wheelwright's Shop This book can be read from different perspectives. The description of village life in England; a perspective of the work ethics and practices of turn of the century craftsmen, and the description of blacksmithing and the construction of a simple wagon.

Taken together or separately, I think this is a fine by: George Sturt, the author of this volume, was a lover of the English countryside. Before the publication of 'The Wheelwright’s Shop' in he had written several other books on rural topics, including 'The Memoirs of a Surrey Labourer', 'The Bettesworth Book /5(18).

I hoped this would be the wheelwright and cartwright equivalent to Kenneth Kilby's excellent The Cooper and His 's not. Sturt was a boss, not a craftsman, and the book is much more about the changing nature of running (and, eventually, not running) a rural wheelwright's shop during a time of increasing globalisation and industrialisation than it is about building wheels, 4/5.

Author Jim Tolpin rates “The Wheelwright’s Shop”as his No. 1 favorite book, and thinks it should be required reading for all woodworkers.

After reading it, I agree. I love old books – you know, the ones with dog-eared covers that smell musty. So, I set out to find a copy of this essential book. Sturt's In the Wheelwright's Shop is a description of the family business that the author ran in the early C20 in Farnham, Surrey, England.

Making the wooden wheels for farm-carts and wagons is a most difficult and skilled job, and the description of the whole involved process is the most amazing part of this book.5/5(2).

This is a classic account of Sturt s life as a wheelwright in the late 19th century. It offers a unique glimpse into the working lives of craftsmen in a world since banished by technology. The wheelwrights shop where he entered business had been operating for 2 centuries; this chronicle, first published inis a poignant record of that tradition, written as it was.

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Using only the hand tools of the pre-industrial era, Roy and his guests prove that there was life before electricity. In George Sturt added a glossary to his book “The Wheelwright's Shop”, as did Liverymen John Wright and Robert Hurford, in their book “Making a Wheel” first published in by The Rural Development Commission.

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Collins, who was an inspector of Handicraft and Science at Birmingham Educational Authority – as well as several black and white photographs illustrating the text/5(16). Addeddate Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II Foldoutcount 0 Identifier wheelwrightsshop00stur Identifier-ark ark://t9k43cg59 Invoice   George Sturt, the author of this volume, was a lover of the English countryside.

Before the publication of 'The Wheelwright s Shop' in he had written several other books on rural topics, including 'The Memoirs of a Surrey Labourer', 'The Bettesworth Book 4/5(45).

The Wheelwright's craft is amongst the oldest known to man, with the origins of the wheel dating back to prehistoric times. It was probably Stone Age man who first realised that a rolling stone or a round log of wood moved more easily than an object, which needed pulling or pushing.

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Wheelwrights, according to the book "Wheelwright's Shop" by George Sturt, would supervise the selection, having wood cut, and stored years in advance of it being used. The Ordnance Manual specifies that all wood used is to have been air cured/aged for at least 1 year per inch of the wood's thickness.

The Wheelwright's Shop By George Stuart Originally published in Contents Include: The Wheelwright's shop Timber: Buying Timber: Carting and converting The Sawyers Timber: Seasoning Wheel-stuff Hand work Bottom-timbers Waggons Curves, Tapering and Shaving Learning the trade Wheels: Dish Wheels: Spokes and Felloes Stocks and Ringing the Wheel.

A general reference book on wheel construction, accessible to beginners yet challenging to intermediate level wheelwrights. Chapters on the progressive steps of wheelmaking, from tenoning spokes to installing felloes & setting tires.

The wheelwright's shop where he entered business had been operating for two centuries; this chronicle, first published inis a poignant record of that tradition, written as it was passing into history. Thompson's new foreword acclaims the significance of Sturt's engaging narrative as a vital document in the history of labour at the /5(8).

The Wheelwright's Shop. Haven't had a chance to read the whole book, but have thumbed through it and read excerpts. It appears to be quite an interesting book for those who like woodworking or those who are interested in old ways of making things.5/5(3).

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