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Fixing the Wheel - Reconnaissance

Spinning Wheel Got to Go Round... Last night I retrieved the wheel from my sister.  It's very dusty and dirty, but I can tell it's going to be a real beauty! The first order of business was to assess what parts of the wheel were working well, what parts were not working well, and what parts were not present. I quickly wiped the wheel down, but it's still pretty dirty.  I need to get some q-tips to get into some of the crevices.  Once I'm satisfied with the cleanliness, I'll wipe it down with wood oil.  There appear to be some inlays or painting that I think will be quite lovely.  Parts of the drive wheel have a bit of a...

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