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Blog entry by Dutchy posted 12-27-2018 09:14 PM 1047 reads 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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The last time when I made spoke wheels I did it on my crossing table. This time I mainly used the drill press, scroll saw and router table. Below the pictures from how it was done. If you want to build the spoke hole drilling jig you can find a description on my website.

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-- https://dutchypatterns.com/



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#1 posted 12-27-2018 11:23 PM

Now that’s an excellent blog Jan, thank you.

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#2 posted 12-28-2018 12:05 AM

OMG more spoked wheels !....and you make it look so easy!
I could not ask for any more detail
A impressive result

-- Regards Rob

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#3 posted 12-28-2018 12:41 AM

Really nice blog, thanks for sharing!

-- AJ

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#4 posted 12-28-2018 12:51 AM

Another great HowTo !!!

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#5 posted 12-28-2018 03:46 AM

Thanks for the pictures, I like your method.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#6 posted 12-28-2018 07:40 AM



OMG more spoked wheels !....and you make it look so easy!
I could not ask for any more detail
A impressive result

- robscastle


It is easy otherwise I would not have been able to make it.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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#7 posted 12-28-2018 07:41 AM

Thanks all for the comments, much appreciated.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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#8 posted 12-28-2018 05:31 PM

I’m sooo looking forward to the day I can start something like this.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Gary, Florida

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#9 posted 12-28-2018 06:41 PM

Great work sequence and method. Glad you are getting good use out of your scroll saw Jan.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#10 posted 01-30-2019 08:23 AM

A master craftsman at work here. Wel done Jan

-- Sometimes life gets in the way of one's woodworking :)

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#11 posted 01-30-2019 04:42 PM



I’m sooo looking forward to the day I can start something like this.

Thanks for sharing.

- Gary

Gary what are you waiting for, from your projects the skill is there just pick something you REALLY WANT TO BUILD and have at it, we’re all here to help and cheer you on.

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#12 posted 02-12-2019 05:56 AM

I made a spoke wheel this afternoon, had an idea in my head, it actually worked, forgot how you did yours so had to look it up tonight, nice work. My idea was different. I wanted a wheel with an outside diameter of 2 inches. This is just the trial wheel. It will before I choose and get a car built.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#13 posted 02-12-2019 07:03 AM


I made a spoke wheel this afternoon, had an idea in my head, it actually worked, forgot how you did yours so had to look it up tonight, nice work. My idea was different. I wanted a wheel with an outside diameter of 2 inches. This is just the trial wheel. It will before I choose and get a car built.

- bushmaster

Nice to see yours Brian! A 2” is much more difficult than a 3” one. It would be nice it you are prepared to make a blog from the way you did it. In the past I had trouble with making the holes for the spokes perpendicular to the axle hole, how was that with you?

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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