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Wood and Brass Ship Wheel 48"
The Hampton Nautical Wooden Ship's Wheel is by far the highest quality ship wheels available. Made from rare, high quality Shisham wood imported from India, a hardwood similar to teak that is highly regarded for its ability to resist foul weather and the elements. The ship wheel has eight spokes, each skillfully turned and assembled with plugged screw heads. The solid brass center hubs have a standard one-inch diameter hole and machined keyways.
The overall dimensions (including the spokes) of this ship wheel is 48” Long x 48” High with the interior diameter of the ship wheel (excluding the spokes) is 29" Long x 29" High.
- Solid brass center hub
- Rare Shisham hardwood resists the elements
Give a gift of historic importance, a seemingly simple tool that revolutionized sailing in the 1700s, and present this beautiful wooden ship wheel to the sailor in your life. Each of these elegantly crafted ship wheels brings with it the fascinating history behind its creation, along with the enduring images of a dashing captain at the helm, or a terrifying pirate steering his course to plunder. The nautical wheel evokes an almost mystical feeling, taking you back to days of lore, where adventure was around every corner and the world was a vastly unknown place waiting to be explored. Each of these ship wheels is a wonderful reminder of the impact that it had on sailing, allowing for the creation of massive and majestic ocean-going vessels, steering the course of ships from tiny schooners to the mighty cruise ships of today. Surprise your friend or loved one with one of these rich, gleaming ship wheels, and complete their nautical life.