• Welcome to Engels Coach Shop

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    Coach building, wagon building, wheelwrighting, wood working, wood bending, blacksmithing, painting and upholstry. These are all part of the trade at Engels Coach Shop. Watch and enjoy! Subscribe to watch new uploads. Show less
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    • Finishing a Horse Drawn Buggy Pole, #3 - Duration: 22 minutes.

      • 23 hours ago
      A rebuilt horse drawn buggy pole is completed, for a surrey, doctor's buggy, or spring wagon.
    • Horse Drawn Buggy Pole - Part 2 - Duration: 16 minutes.

      • 1 week ago
      Cutting a mortise and tenon joint in a curve and starting to fit old, bent irons to new wood.
    • Saving a Horse Drawn Buggy Pole From the Junk Pile - Duration: 11 minutes.

      • 2 weeks ago
      Salvaging an old horse drawn buggy pole, but first we have to repair the original irons.
    • Miniature Horse Wood Carriage Wheels - Duration: 20 minutes.

      • 3 weeks ago
      Wood wheels dry out in the American west and a wheelwright's job is to tighten them again.
    • Steam Bending Wood - Compound Bends - Duration: 17 minutes.

      • 4 weeks ago
      I need to bow and twist 3/4" poplar for a Yellowstone Coach seat arm using steam bending wood techniques.
    • Just Another Day in the Wagon Shop? - Duration: 16 minutes.

      • 1 month ago
      Road Construction is loud, but even the Carriage and Wagon Shop makes a lot of noise.
    • Carriage Restorations; A Step Back in Time - Duration: 9 minutes, 29 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      Yellowstone Coaches, Brougham, Rockaway, Portland Cutter, Trap; Restorations I've done in the past. A brief review in time at Engels Coach Shop.
    • New Top on a Sheep Herders Wagon - Duration: 17 minutes.

      • 1 month ago
      This sheep wagon, or sheep herders wagon, gets a new top cover, finish trim and a trip back home.
    • Take a Tour inside a Sheep Wagon - Duration: 7 minutes, 35 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      This is the home of the shepherd. Come take a tour inside a 1880's mobile home.
    • Forging Brakes on a Sheep Wagon - Duration: 17 minutes.

      • 2 months ago
      Sheep Wagon brakes are unique from farm wagons. These are forged new and mounted.
    • Basic Stripes on a Sheep Wagon Gear - Duration: 21 minutes.

      • 2 months ago
      A few final repairs on the sheep wagon body and the basic stripe pattern on a sheep wagon undercarriage.
    • A Sheep Wagon Rebuild - Duration: 15 minutes.

      • 2 months ago
      An original horse drawn Sheep Wagon, possibly from the 1880s, gets disassembled and repairs done,
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    • 1,080 lb wood wheels; Borax wagons - Duration: 27 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      This is how we built the heavy wheels for the Borax wagons, from turning 300 lb. hubs to setting 600 lb. tires. The complete wagon building is at youtube/engelscoachshop Thanks for watching.
    • steam bending wood - Duration: 17 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      This is how I steam-bend sheep wagon bows. This process works for bows, wheel felloes, sleigh runners, etc. All bending involves compressing wood fibers, while preventing stretching. Thanks for ...
    • Steam bending wood, 1" thick kiln dried ash. - Duration: 21 minutes.

      • 10 months ago
      Here I am steam bending 1" x 1 3/4" kiln dried ash on a 7 3/4" radius - 3 at a time, 15 total. I also explain what is considered bendable lumber and show bending less than ideal hardwoods. These ...
    • Borax wagons, wood wheels finally roll - Duration: 11 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      Part 2, final assembly, and the new Borax wagons roll out of the shop for the first time. First time in 130 years since these wagons were built. Thanks for watching the progress!
    • New Sheep Wagon Gear - Final Assembly, #5 - Duration: 20 minutes.

      • 6 months ago
      This is the completion of the new sheep wagon gear made from scratch. Thank you for watching the process.
    • Sheep Wagon Undercarriage - from scratch #1 - Duration: 18 minutes.

      • 7 months ago
      The wheelwright trade involves building wheels and undercarriages. This sheep wagon gear will be built new, from scratch. The same style gear is used for chuck wagons, and farm wagons. I am buil...
    • Angled Mortise & Tenon Joints in a Wagon Tongue - Duration: 22 minutes.

      • 8 months ago
      There are angled mortise & tenon joints in wagon tongues, in what are known as tongue hounds. This sheep wagon will use a short tongue and this is how I built it. Thanks for watching!
    • Rubber tires on carriage, wagon wheels - Duration: 21 minutes.

      • 9 months ago
      This shows the process of installing rubber tires on carriage, buggy or wagon wheels. Thanks for watching.
    • Borax wagons, rear axles - Duration: 11 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      This is the assembly process of the 20 mule team Borax wagons rear axles. Thank you for watching and I hope you enjoy it.
    • Archibald, Warner, Sarven, & Wagons; Wheels, wheels, wheels - Duration: 12 minutes.

      • 7 months ago
      Part of a wagon shop is wheel repairs. Sheep wagons, buggies, stagecoaches, carriages, farm wagons, miniature to draft, all need wheels repaired. This is not all a wheelwright does, but it certai...
    • 20 mules and Borax wagons in Washington DC - Duration: 37 minutes.

      • 8 months ago
      It was 100 years since the 20 mules and the Borax wagons were in Washington DC. The last time was for the Presidential Inauguration Parade in 1917. Thanks to Garon and Donna Stutzman, and numerou...
    • Wood wheels; 1700's french cannon - Duration: 14 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      This shows our building of two 1700's French, 24 pounder, cannon wheels from scratch. These cannons were used in the siege of Yorktown during the revolutionary war. Thanks for watching.
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