Small Wood Swivel Wheel Casters are most often used on 19th and early 20th century furniture. Old appearance adds vintage appeal to antiques. Rolls on carpet and hard floors.
Wood wheel casters have a steel assembly and socket-sleeve for mounting. Wheels are maple with a walnut stain. Caster has ball bearing fork mechanism providing enhanced turning ability. This mechanism enables caster to swivel easier when under load.
Install Casters with Grip Sleeves
Load Capacity, caster strength and stability is directly related to correct installation.
If a caster is incorrectly installed it will-not be strong or serviceable.
Drill hole: 3/8" x 1 5/8" in bottom of furniture leg. Insert socket-sleeve. Gently tap in place.
Some older furniture has socket-sleeve, from previous caster, still in place. Replacement wood wheel casters may or may-not snap into old sleeves. Old sleeves can be removed and replaced with new sleeves.
Once socket-sleeve is in place: push caster-stem into sleeve until it snaps into place.