New Trailer in the Works – Part 13

This entry is part 13 of 18 in the series Trailer Assembly

Finally starting the sides! Cut the first 1″x6″x8′ in half and lined it up on the front side of the trailer. Since I had used bolts to attach the plywood deck I cut pockets for the heads to sit in so the board would sit flush with the plywood deck. Used carpenters square to try […]

New Trailer in the Works – Part 14

This entry is part 14 of 18 in the series Trailer Assembly

Rainy day today, good time to be inside working on the trailer project! Finished the fourth side! All done with those now. Could not get bolts the correct length, and had to go to the next larger increment. So. . . they stick out inside the trailer bed. I don’t want people, especially myself, getting […]

New Trailer in the Works – Part 15

This entry is part 15 of 18 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, […]