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February 3, 2018

VERY pleased with the results.  These yokes came from a WWII B-25 bomber that Hughes converted into his personal executive plane.  He pilote...

September 16, 2016

This wooden 'spinner' wheel is for an early thirties custom built "town-car" type Fitzgerald & Lee boat. This was a joint venture with the o...

September 14, 2016

A very exciting period in the shop. I teamed up with Bob Denealt to create a one of a kind downsized '33 Ford banjo wheel. Me in New Jersey...

August 14, 2015

I was honored to be asked to restore the wheel for this very rare and beautiful 1954 Arnolt Bristol.  The results of this restoration are sp...

February 19, 2015

To say this wheel needed help was an understatement...the hub and spokes were servicable, but the wheel itself was beyond repair.  After mak...

February 16, 2015

Some before & after shots:

 

January 26, 2015

 

A gorgeous wheel to begin with, and I loved the owner's choice of color...

 

 

You can see there's a missing horn bezel in the 'before' photos...

December 4, 2014

Interesting business! I recently received a 1930's banjo wheel to restore.  Upon inspection, I discovered that that the bezel that once surr...

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