Wheelbuilding

Wheel Building – three days

This course commences on the Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday of the second week of the C & G course. We will teach you wheel building to a very high standard, and help you overcome the myths of wheelbuilding. We teach you from scratch, whether you be complete novice or with some skills in wheel building. We promise you will leave us with a superb feeling self-achievement. You will gain an experience of building an assortment of wheel sizes and spoking patterns, using both traditional and modern tools and jigs.

Course content

  • Construction of hubs, rims and spoke
  • Spoke length calculation using various software packages
  • Building on a variety of rims and hubs
  • Different building techniques – tangent and radial
  • Recognition of faults in wheel building.

Go home with a set of wheels you built yourself from as little as £95