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One of the more awkward things to handle around the shop is big sheets of plywood. Put the plywood in the notch, pick it up with the handle and balance the top with your other hand.

Here’s what you’ll need:

24” X 16” X 3/4” plywood
1” dowel 6” long
1 1/2” screws
2 1/2” screws
Glue
Cut out the two sides using the dimensions shown. It should be 24” long with a full radius on top.

Cut the bottom 4 1/2” X 5 1/2”.
Drill two 1” holes centered 1 3/4” down in the top of the handle.
Glue and screw the bottom to the sides using the 1 1/2” screws.
Glue and screw the handle to the sides using the 2 1/2” screws.
That’s all there is to it. Just center your piece of plywood on the carrier and get to moving.

-- Krisztian VA My website: www.vacarpentry.com





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GaryK

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#1 posted 2391 days ago

Cool Design. Does it allow you to carry it under your arm or do you have to carry it against your arm?

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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John

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#2 posted 2391 days ago

Great idea!

-- John - Central PA - http://affyx.wordpress.com

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Chris

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#3 posted 2391 days ago

I really like your design…

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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TreeBones

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#4 posted 2390 days ago

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Dominic Vanacora

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#5 posted 2390 days ago

I like your design because you can lift it just a few inches off the ground. This would be great to have when move a 3/4” sheet of MDF. Thanks for Sharing.

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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jockmike2

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#6 posted 2390 days ago

Same or better design as the store bought ones I’ve seen. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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