New Trailer in the Works – Part 17

This entry is part 17 of 17 in the series Trailer Assembly

Things I “shoulda” done. Used a spade bit or Forstner bit to countersink the OUTSIDE of the 2×4 stakes so the bolts would be smoother on the inside. Then too, carriage bolts could be used so the inside head is even smoother. Unfortunately I have a real dislike of carriage bolts since once the threads […]

New Trailer in the Works – Part 16

This entry is part 16 of 17 in the series Trailer Assembly

The final small project, unless I think of something else to do in the future…. rout the year on it? I removed the tailgate bolts, drilled small cross holes, then used a hair pin clip to keep them from falling out. I was concerned someone (Me!) would go somewhere and not have a wrench to […]

New Trailer in the Works – Part 15

This entry is part 15 of 17 in the series Trailer Assembly

Put the finishing touches on the 8′ trailer today. I added a handle to the center of the rear gate to make it easier to lift up out of the stake pockets and the latches. I added some corner braces to the front. Since I do not expect to remove the sides often, if ever, […]