Have you ever had the problem of moving large objects, and not only are they too big for your car, but you want to save money on renting a trailer? Well, look no further. These plans are designed to make your trailer for a fraction of the cost of buying one already made. With these plans, you can build these trailers in two days and then have a trailer that can be used for many years. Whether you're an experienced craftsman or just an amateur, these improvised utility trailer plans easily adapt to your needs. For example, you can use them to transport items such as groceries, bicycles, and more.
DIY Utility Trailer
A trailer is perfect for all your needs if you need to move from one place to another. But buying a new utility trailer can cost a lot of money. You should know that it is okay for you to spend less money on it. In fact, with some basic knowledge of woodworking and tools, you can build one yourself with these DIY Utility Trailer Plans. If you have a can-do attitude and decide to build your utility trailer, various plans can be found on the internet. These plans range from DIY plans requiring welding experience and fabrication skills to simple designs like the one we will cover here.
DIY Utility Trailer Accessories
These utility trailer accessories are perfect for every camping trip or day at the beach. They are easy to set up, and you can make them in any size. With these free plans, you have no excuse not to make a few necessities for your next excursion! These accessories can be prepared at home and taken with you on your trip. They will go a long way in enhancing the utility of your trailer.
Small Homemade Utility Trailer
The small trailer is just what you need to transport light materials around your property. It can clean brush, move firewood, or other light things. Even if you have no experience with carpentry or welding, we will show you how to make this small and easy project. The trailer can be customized to fit your needs, and you can add a bicycle rack! This design has a few key features: it uses minimal materials and only requires basic tools for making.
DIY Utility Trailer Camper Tutorial
Who doesn't love a pop-up camper? They're so fun to take on camping trips and easy to store. This do-it-yourself camper project is perfect for all skill levels! Come with me as we adventure inside a homemade utility trailer pop-up camper. They primarily built this camper for themselves and their family, but they decided it was such an amazing idea to share with the world that they went public with instructions on building one yourself.
5x10 Utility Trailer Welding Plan
The 5x10 welding plan is an easy-to-use guide that will make building your unique trailer easier and faster. It's compatible with different trailers, such as camping and utility trailers. The materials include steel tubes, axles, wheels, nuts, and bolts. If you already have a welder, you can start making your trailer today! This is a great project to do with family and friends and provides a unique way to transport your camping gear or anything else you need.
DIY Solar Bike Utility Trailer
If you love your e-bike but long for more cargo space, this DIY solar bike utility trailer might be the thing. This well-designed accessory has a solar electric charger and a durable steel frame. It attaches easily to standard hitch racks. The trailer has two solar panel sets and one set of batteries. It can charge e-bikes or other electronic devices when not used for transporting things. It comes with a kit with solar panels, LED lights, and various other components, such as hinges and wiring connectors.
Trailer with a tie-down system
If you often use your trailer to transport things from one place to another, you must tie down all the loads. This is for safety reasons since loosely tied cargo can be fatal. But how will you secure your loads? With its hitch rings, you can firmly attach the track to the bed of your trailer, and you will have a wide selection of rope anchors on either side of the bed to utilize for attaching ropes to secure any load you transport.
Trailer with a self-lifting tailgate
If you want a trailer lifting tailgate, you can get it done with an old leaf spring, some scrap steel and U-bolts. It is easy to fix but may not be a super-strong solution for your trailer. It will work for opening the door, but when closed, it gives some resistance, so closing is not that smooth. This lift system consists of a leaf spring and some U-bolts. It’s a simple design but makes loading much easier.
Heavy Duty Logging Trailer
The logging trailer makes light work of hauling timber. First, the log is loaded onto the platform. Then, the hydraulic lever raises the trailer's bed until it is vertical. Once in place, a series of hooks and winches will secure your cargo. This trailer can support up to three full cords of wood and has been outfitted with extra storage for tying down your logs. The X-shaped beams give this platform extra strength and prevent it from sagging under heavy loads.
Three in One
The Three in One eliminates the need to buy two or more trailers. It has been built to be able to do the job of three trailers, hence the name - 3 in 1. Whether you want it as a box trailer, a car transporter, or a small flat top, it can do all three at once. It comes with highly compatible and easily available parts that can be put together with simple tools without welding. It also comes with comprehensive instructions for easy assembly at home.
Homemade trailer with an enclose
Here is a better option for those ferrying fragile goods or those worried about security. This Homemade trailer with an enclosure comes with a steel bed and side to protect your cargo and keep it secure. It is heavy-duty, so even large loads will not deform the bed or sides. The open is connected to hinges so it can open and close, while the locking mechanism ensures that your extra cargo won't fall upon sudden stops. This Homemade trailer with an enclosure is better suited than most others for your needs.
Bike Cargo Trailer
The Cargo Trailer is a towing device that fits onto the back of your bicycle to hold your gear. Easily found at your local hardware store, this trailer will meet all your needs for its low cost and easy construction. With an axle and wheels put together, use steel bars and wood to make this long-lasting trailer. The design will allow you to make it from materials you can easily find at your local home improvement store.
Heavy-Duty Steel Trailer
This trailer is built to endure heavy loads and strong forces. Make sure you are up for welding steel beams together, as the frame makes up the basis of this trailer. This trailer build is made completely of steel, making it able to hold heavy loads. It requires heavy welding and steel beams to form the trailer's frame. Hard mesh is used to create the bed of the trailer. Upon completion, you will have a trailer that can tow heavy objects while durable enough to last.
Affordable utility trailer
Trailers must be built very well to hold up while being used to haul heavy items. This utility trailer started as a project that was going to be very expensive. It only cost a lot of time because the builder used salvaged materials. These parts include steel beams and an old axle. Several steps are involved in this build, but most anyone can complete it with patience and some help from friends. The finished trailer is extremely durable and will serve you for many years. It is also sturdy enough to be converted into a great camping or floating trailer.
Harbor freight trailer with removable sides
This was built from a reliable and stable harbor freight 1720lb capacity trailer kit. A flatbed was created with a plywood base that has proven to be very sturdy. A clever design allows the sides to be built at the right height and be removable. This way, the trailer can be used as a flatbed or have sides that are 4 feet tall, allowing heavy fine sand or gravel to stay on board. The lights also connect to this plywood bed, so they can be avoided when used as a flatbed by simply removing the lights and installing them on the sides.
Affordable bike trailer
The big-box futon is the original cargo bike project. For those seeking a more eco-friendly mode of transportation or to explore their cities with a creative, artistic lens, the box futon may be the perfect project. Bike trailers are useful for carrying groceries and other supplies that would require a car or taxi. They are also important when carrying children or pets on a family trip.
This is a basic trailer that can be built from scratch. It has a high skill requirement, but with some knowledge, you can build a reliable, inexpensive trailer that will last. The requirements to build this trailer, such as tires and wheel bearings, can all be bought at your local hardware store, making it convenient and inexpensive to build. With just a few materials, you can be on your way to building the perfect trailer for your needs.
Off-the-grid bike trailer
If you would like to reap the benefits of a bicycle trailer but have a bicycle that doesn't fit your bike. We offer an opportunity to use a hand cart to be modified with some simple tools to attach it the way you would a bicycle trailer. There is so much you can do with the new hand cart that we have just taught you how to turn into a bike trailer. You will enjoy getting data on it and seeing how it can work.
Homemade trailer made with bolts
Learn how to make a homemade trailer with a bed made of steel rods joined together with galvanized brackets and bolts instead of welding them together. The brackets are used as the joints, and the steel rods as the trailer's body. After making the frame, you mount it on wheels to make a trailer. The first thing that you will need to do is to buy square steel rods and cut them according to your measurements. Then arrange them to create the bed.
Simple 4*8 trailer
This trailer makes hauling huge loads a breeze and is extremely cheap to build. Stainless steel beams are the basic construction material, with a minivan axle salvage from the local scrapyard. The end product is a functional trailer perfect for hauling plywood, planks, tools, and other construction materials. The spring will help dampen the effects of bumps on the road and provide greater comfort.
Trailer With LED Lights
Wiring is a delicate process; you will want to ensure that it is done correctly by connecting the wires to the trailer lights with high-quality connectors and soldering the wires together to prevent corrosion down the line. LEDs are a lot more resilient than incandescent lights, so you won't have to worry as much about them breaking while on bumpy roads. Prevent damage to the LED lights by soldering the wires before attaching them to the trailer.
Off-road Utility Trailer
This utility trailer should be designed for off-road conditions and have a strong build. The wheels, tires, and rims should match the rugged off-road vehicles in the market. The suspension system should be appropriate for this type of activity. This trailer should not fail its user when the rough terrain hits it but easily roll with the changes in road grade and bumps.
Harbor Freight Utility Trailer
This trailer is made of wood, with a steel chassis and axle to hold the load carriage. You can make the flatbed with steel welded together with its axle. Build the wooden floor and the sides using the included guide, fasten it firmly with brackets for durability, and make sure to fashion the clamp to attach it to your car or truck's drawbar or ball hitch assembly. A bolt-on rear tailgate completes it, so you can secure your hauls easily!
Build from a kit
Creating a trailer from ready-made spare parts allows you to play around with your friends and family to create a beautiful utility trailer. The kit contains all the necessary components to build beauty it. Just follow the instruction manual and assemble like you are playing Lego, and in no time, you will be hauling plywood and other stuff. Instructions will detail how to assemble a new cargo trailer carrying the wood, dirt, and supplies you need for your next project.
An Aluminum trailer
If you are looking for a car trailer to transport your motorbike or wheels from one place to another, this trailer is the solution. The trailer constructs from lightweight aluminum, making it incredibly strong and easy to move around. All you will need to do is add brackets and bolts to join the aluminum beams and the axle. The aluminum beams are stronger than wood but must join using brackets and bolts.
Motorcycle utility trailer
This Trailer is a heavy-duty utility trailer. It can use by motorcycles, lawn tractors, or ATVs. 4'x8' ATVs can haul large loads despite not having much in the way of storage space. This trailer works of metal and requires welding to make. The flooring and sides will construct of a steel checker plate, which will weld to the chassis and the axle. There are many parts need to create this trailer, such as a few pieces of structural tubing, a length of square tubing for a spring perch, angle iron, channel steel, round tube, and rectangular tube. Although many parts are available to create this trailer, it is not hard to make.