Originally Posted by Saddlebag
When I worked in the restoration of library materials, that was only a small aspect of the restoration work that took place. There were many retirees working there just for the love of it, and the paycheck was nice. The wheelrights were in their 70's and at the time they were few and far between. They were afraid it was dying out. The restoration work done on the carriages were works of art.
yes it's a real shame even a simple thing like a local harness repairer is like looking for rocking horse poop.i got that sick of finding and then waiting for bits coming back,I paid to go on a week long course,just to teach myself basic repairs,best money I ever spent