no effect on it. When the wheel is made it is put in a pond of water so that the stock will swell.
The tools that a wheel wright uses are a plane, spoke-shave, adze, augur, wheeling block, mallet, chisel. There are six fellowes and twelve spokes in every wheel.
The wheel is made by joining the fellowes with pegs and mortising the spokes into the stock and fellowes. Then it is put into the wheel block and trued and rounded where it is not round.
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