Norman Lathrop Enterprises | Norman Lathrop Enterprises
Index To How To Do It Information
Lathrop Report On Newspaper Indexes
A profile of Norman Lathrop Enterprises
Last Updated
  Index Home  |   A-Z Subject Heading Guide    |   Keyword Search  |   Union List 

Detailed entries for one subject from the INDEX TO HOW TO DO IT INFORMATION.
Click on a see also (sa) or tracing (xx) to view detailed entries about a related subject.
The entries are in alphabetical order by magazine name and then in chronological sequence.
To obtain a copy of any magazine article contact your local public library or the publisher.

xx   WHEEL

Technique for turning toy wheels quickly by reducing the time required for mounting them on a lathe.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Sep 1985 (v.1#3) pg. 16

Tip on sanding the rim of small wooden wheels.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Nov-Dec 1988 (v.4#5) pg. 10
Added Info AMERICAN WOODWORKER Jan-Feb 1989 (v.5#1) pg. 5

Spoked wheels. Add a touch of realism to your models and toys by making wooden wheels with spokes. Both train wheels and wheels with tires are illustrated.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER May-Jun 1989 (v.5#3) pg. 52
Added Info AMERICAN WOODWORKER Jul-Aug 1989 (v.5#4) pg. 4

Technique for making large quantities of small-diameter wooden wheels.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #12 Jan-Feb 1990 pg. 8

Mandrel for turning small wooden wheels on a lathe.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #25 Mar-Apr 1992 pg. 12

Tip on sanding the outside of toy wooden wheels using a drill press.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #37 Mar-Apr 1994 pg. 24

Jig for sanding the circumference of small wooden wheels using a vertical sanding drum.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #46 Aug 1995 pg. 22

Jig to securely clamp small wooden wheels (made with a fly cutter) when enlarging the axle hole.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Mar 1999 (v.22#5) pg. 12

Tip on sanding the edges or adding tread lines on small wooden wheels using a drill press.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Nov 1999 (v.23#2) pg. 14

Repairing the large, spoked wheel found on a tea trolley which is badly broken.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Oct 2000 (v.24#1) pg. 24

Making wooden wheels for toys. Three methods described. (1) Pipe pressure method, (2) lathe method, and (3) hole saw method.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1984 (v.8#1) pg. 54

Using the circle-cutter as a wheel-making tool for toys.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1993 (v.16#6) pg. 35

Be your own mini-wheelwright. How to fabricate miniature spoked wheels.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #93 Jun 1983 (v.8#9) pg. 38

Tip: Use this simple jig and your lathe indexing feature to drill accurate spoke holes into a wooden hub.
FINE WOODWORKING #15 Mar-Apr 1979 pg. 18

Making toy wheels from wood is easier with this modified screw center faceplate.
FINE WOODWORKING #30 Sep-Oct 1981 pg. 16

Boss spinner, a jig which is used with a disc sander to make wooden discs of varying diameters and thicknesses. Two designs shown.
FINE WOODWORKING #34 May-Jun 1982 pg. 20, 22

Making wooden toy axles. Two methods described. (1) Machine them from wooden dowel stock. (2) Cut from solid wood using a homemade combination plug cutter and hole-saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #36 Sep-Oct 1982 pg. 16

Simple fixture for finishing toy wheels on a lathe. Use to finish the rim or turn the sides of the wheels.
FINE WOODWORKING #37 Nov-Dec 1982 pg. 22

Convert a drill bit to a "two-wing" cutter for cutting toy wheels out of solid wood.
FINE WOODWORKING #37 Nov-Dec 1982 pg. 40

Homemade fly-cutter for making wooden wheels.
FINE WOODWORKING #40 May-Jun 1983 pg. 6

Building a tea cart. Includes a simple method for making large spoked wheels (24" diameter).
FINE WOODWORKING #82 May-Jun 1990 pg. 40

Turning whitewall tires for toy cars. The secret is in laminating light and dark wood to form the turning blank.
FINE WOODWORKING #83 Jul-Aug 1990 pg. 14

Gang-sanding setup for truing and rounding toy wooden wheels in a single operation.
FINE WOODWORKING #89 Jul-Aug 1991 pg. 16

Jig for cutting toy wheels (2" to 6" diameter) on a band saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #94 May-Jun 1992 pg. 14

The joy of wheel-rolling. Includes tips on finding or making the wheel and the wire paddle.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #58 Jul-Aug 1979 pg. 102

Sanding jig produces round wooden wheels from square stock, suitable for childrens' toys. Jig adjusts to make different size wheels.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1972 (v.138#2) pg. 135

Tip: How to sand small circular wooden disks using a drill press.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1982 (v.157#5) pg. 51

Regrind a spade bit to cut small wooden wheels for toys.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1985 (v.162#5) pg. 85

Wall ornament is a replica of a ship's wheel and features a barometer or thermometer in the center. Primarily a lathe project. Requires making a large segmented ring from which to turn the outer wheel.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #60 May 1991 (v.10#6) pg. 58, Insert

Tip on truing (sanding) wooden wheel cutouts on your drill press.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #77 Mar 1994 (v.13#5) pg. 8

Secrets of a mini wheelwright. Includes diagrams of tools and techiques for making a segmented wooden wagon wheel, spokes and hub.
SCALE WOODCRAFT #7 Winter 1987 pg. 35

Wood felloe wheel restoration.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #209 Dec 1993 (v.18#5) pg. 30

Tip: Balance your shop made toy wooden wheels by sanding all four at once on a common axle.
WOOD MAGAZINE #11 Jun 1986 (v.3#3) pg. 16

Techniques to make four styles of wooden wheels for toys and models. (1) Aerodynamic style. (2) Spoked wheels. (3) Whitewall tires. (4) Monster tires for trucks.
WOOD MAGAZINE #35 Jun 1990 (v.7#3) pg. 40

How to easily make wooden toy wheels using a circle cutter.
WOOD MAGAZINE #42 Apr 1991 (v.8#3) pg. 18

How to make bushings for wooden toy wheels from brass tubing.
WOOD MAGAZINE #53 Aug 1992 (v.9#5) pg. 18

Equip the wooden wheels on toys with "tires" made from self-adhesive stair-tread safety material.
WOOD MAGAZINE #68 Feb 1994 (v.11#2) pg. 10

Jigs for painting both sides of toy wooden wheels and hanging them up to dry.
WOOD MAGAZINE #72 Sep 1994 (v.11#6) pg. 16

Tip on making plastic washers to reduce the friction between the wheel and the body on wooden toys.
WOOD MAGAZINE #74 Nov 1994 (v.11#8) pg. 28
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #83 Nov 1995 (v.12#8) pg. 12

Tip on making wooden tires for toys using two sizes of holesaw.
WOOD MAGAZINE #91 Oct 1996 (v.13#7) pg. 26

Modified spade bit fitted into a fly cutter is used to make small wooden wheels.
WOOD MAGAZINE #123 Apr 2000 (v.17#3) pg. 36

Disc sander jig to clean and dress toy wheels that are cut with a hole saw.
WOODSMITH #41 Sep-Oct 1985 pg. 3

How to fabricate wooden wheels which use a V-belt for the rubber tire.
WOODSMITH #45 Jun 1986 pg. 12

Tip shares a simplified method for making small wooden wheels.
WOODWORK #39 Jun 1996 pg. 4

Technique for making round wooden wheels for toys. Makes use of a drill press, portable drill, and a small circular saw blade.
WOODWORKER #1021 Dec 1978 (v.82) pg. 586

Tip: Turning a number of wooden wheels to exact size and shape on a lathe is made easier by use of this simple jig.
WOODWORKER #1022 Jan 1979 (v.83) pg. 24 (+1)

Turning cartwheels. Part 1. A series of articles explain how to make model cart and carriage wheels. Includes information on the construction of full-size wheels.
WOODWORKER #1078 Sep 1983 (v.87) pg. 546

Turning cartwheels. Part 2. A discussion of model and full-size wheel hubs.
WOODWORKER #1079 Oct 1983 (v.87) pg. 631

Turning cartwheels. Part 3. The function and construction of spokes.
WOODWORKER #1080 Nov 1983 (v.87) pg. 710

Turning cartwheels. Part 4. Making model wheel rims from felloes.
WOODWORKER #1081 Dec 1983 (v.87) pg. 767

Turning cartwheels. Part 5. Getting it all together. Assembling a wheel.
WOODWORKER #1082 Jan 1984 (v.88) pg. 36

Turning cartwheels. Part 6. Getting it rolling. Fitting the nave box and axle work.
WOODWORKER #1083 Feb 1984 (v.88) pg. 108

Technique for smoothing wooden wheels for toys by ganging them together onto a common shaft and mounting onto a lathe.
WOODWORKER Mar 1990 (v.94#3) pg. 277

Making authentic spoked wheels for models of horsedrawn carts, wagons, etc.
WOODWORKER May 1990 (v.94#5) pg. 494

Turn cart wheels. A reliable method of making wooden spoked wheels to enhance your models of carts, carriages, flywheels, etc. A drill press jig facilitates accurate drilling of holes in the hub.
WOODWORKER Oct 1993 (v.97#10) pg. 48

Tip: Add rubber band "tires" to the wheels of wooden toys.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1981 (v.5#5) pg. 36

Tip: How to properly align wooden dowel "axles" with wooden "wheels" when assembling wooden toys.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1986 (v.10#3) pg. 55

Simple jig for sanding wooden wheels perfectly round on a disk sander.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1987 (v.11#1) pg. 62

Rolling on. A wheelwright explains some of the finer points of making full-size wooden spoked wheels for wagons, carriages, etc.
WOODWORKING TODAY #25 Oct 1991 pg. 16

How to make wagon wheels for use in a table, a chandelier, a gate, or as decoration. These are NOT to be used for vehicles.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1976 (v.32#2) pg. 72

How to fabricate wooden wheels for toys.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1981 (v.37#6) pg. 52

Tip: Use this jig to turn wooden toy wheels on a lathe.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1983 (v.39#2) pg. 13

Tip: How to turn small wooden wheels on your lathe using a Jacobs chuck and a brass bolt to hold the turning blanks.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1983 (v.39#4) pg. 11

Wooden toy wheels are easily shaped with shop made devices.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1984 (v.40#5) pg. 52

Tip on sanding the rounded edges on toy wooden wheels using a portable belt sander.
WORKBENCH #253 May-Jun 1999 (v.55#3) pg. 16