Welcome to the forum. I am always happy to see someone from the Midwest restoring an Airstream. Somehow it seems they all make it to California or Seattle so it is nice to know we have another one here in God's country.
An English wheel? You got me there. Please expand or supply a picture or two. I am thrilled that it worked particularly since the metal must have been stretched.
1994 30' Excella 1000, Chummy III- Ford Excursion- 7.3 Turbo-diesel