Beginner English Wheel Basics ~ Build, Buy or Modify and How To Use

Karl Fisher Using an English Wheel
English Wheel Basics for Beginners

Karl Fisher of Make It Kustom discusses how he built his own English wheel on the cheap, and explains why!

Karl’s 36″ throat English wheel is constructed from 4″ x 6″ x 1/4″ wall HSS (Hollow Structural Steel) with 2″ x 4″ x 1/4″ legs. The wheels (anvils), and adjuster were scavenged from an inexpensive Harbor Freight English wheel.

English Wheel
How To Use an English Wheel

After that, you’ll learn how to use an English wheel to:

  • Planish,
  • Stretch, and
  • Form sheet metal.

He also offers up some useful techniques and tips to get you started on your own…

Referenced in the video: Wray Schelin