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Alain Montpied has been awarded the EPV Label for his know how

Maitre Artisan Alain Montpied


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Horse-drawn Carriage Wheels


"I repair or manufacture all kinds of horse-drawn carriage wheels and I also remake complete carriages (hippomobiles)"


People who call me are passionate about tradition and sometimes want to revive a family heritage.

If the vehicle is too damaged to be repaired, I rebuild from either the original model or from plans resourced from my documentation and I also draw my plans to adapt the car to customer needs.


I always try to keep as many of the original parts as possible. I believe in conservation whenever possible. I remain faithful to the wood used in the past, especially for the wheels.

It is possible to restore the wooden wheels, replacing areas of rim and spokes. I can also replace or upgrade some profiles of rubber tires.



Demonstration of the hot metal forging of the hippomobile wheels


Association 'L'Eure de terroir' - The Celebration of the Apple at Evreux






The forge in my workshop.




The flower carriage at Mionnay in the 'Ain' department. Reproduction of the original wheels.

















Woodturning for the horse-drawn carriage wheels




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