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Wooden Sides for Trailer

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Project by WeekendWoodworking posted 1137 days ago 4895 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was originally a flatbed trailer with a motorcycle rail on the bed. Bed is 5 foot by 8 foot long. Built the sides to make it a more versitile trailer. The sides can be easily removed by taking out pins that go through the side supports that extend into the steel trailer bed. The tailgate hindges down to unload and works as a ramp for loading or unloading and can be removed as well as the hinge bolts are tapped into the frame of the trailer. The color is Ebony Solid Color Exterior Stain.

-- Steve at WeekendWoodworking





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workerinwood

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#1 posted 1137 days ago

Nice work! What is the material used?

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 1137 days ago

Sweet! I like finished and unfinished as well. Well done!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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rance

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#3 posted 1137 days ago

Nice one. It is touches like making the color match the truck and the chamfers on the verticals that make this an extra special project.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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Dusty56

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#4 posted 1137 days ago

Great job all around and thanks for the before and after pix : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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WeekendWoodworking

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#5 posted 1136 days ago

Thanks for the comments. Jack the wood is pine and the sides are boxcar siding. Steve

-- Steve at WeekendWoodworking

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Bogeyguy

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#6 posted 90 days ago

very nice, now finish up painting the fenders and spare tire rim. :)

-- Art, Pittsburgh.

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WeekendWoodworking

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#7 posted 89 days ago

Done!

-- Steve at WeekendWoodworking

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