The Wheelwright Shop undertakes the manufacture and repair of traditional horse-drawn vehicles.

We have extensive experience in carriage work and have built more than a dozen new carriages and restored over 30. We will build any type of traditional horse-drawn vehicle and will undertake all manner of repair work, be it accident damage or fatigue.

• Gigs & carts
• Phaetons
• 4-wheeled carriages
• Commercial vehicles
• Farm carts and wagons
• Gypsy caravans
• Vintage fairground equipment

• Insurance quotes given
• Large collection of original plans and drawings on file
• We only use traditional materials and methods

Traditional tyre manufacture by The Wheelwright Shop, Gladstone, Masterton, New Zealand
Completed wooden hearse, 1997
Built for a commercial venture in Auckland

Wooden hearse based on a 1901 vehicle

... and from the other end

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The Wheelwright Shop : RD4 Masterton 5884, Wairarapa, New Zealand : Phone +64 6 372 7080 : Email

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