This is a highly detailed black colored nautical wooden ships wheel with a nickel coated brass hub in the center. This ship wheel measures 36" from spoke to spoke, is made from Sheesham wood to stand the test of time. The hub in the center is made of solid brass with a Nickel coating. This wheel can be used outside but we recommend that you apply a lacquer coating periodically to ensure protection from the elements. This ship wheel / ships helm will help turn any room, cabin, deck, patio or garden into your own Nautical Wonderland and enhance your nautical home decor. This ships steering wheels also make a fantastic nautical gifts.