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Little cart with wheels off to the side

A two-wheel deal hauls sheet goods

Roll those unwieldy sheets around on a two-wheel dolly. Cut the body pieces shown at left from 3/4"-thick hardwood or plywood. Cut dadoes in the base and axle block as shown. Assemble the wood parts with screws and glue, then add the wheels and axle. To use, stand the sheet material on edge, and raise one end off the floor. Slide the dolly under the other end, and move it toward the middle of the sheet. Roll, baby roll.

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mac20033 wrote:

I like this. I have a bad back and moving sheet goods is the worst part of the project for me. I will try this out.

5/10/2012 11:17:21 AM Report Abuse
GrahamLane wrote:

I just visited my 85 year-old father and he has made a similar dolly but with castors instead of wheels. This enables the panel to be moved sideways just as easily. Terrific idea!

11/23/2011 08:33:26 AM Report Abuse
GrahamLane wrote:

I made a similar dolly with a castor at each end and a flexible base to enable a friend to move exhibition materials around. She loved it!

11/17/2011 10:17:36 AM Report Abuse
colin.macphee wrote:

I have been using a similar device for years to move folding tables around in our church hall. Instead of using wheels, I used a pair of castors from an old office chair, so you can move it in any direction. Colin MacPhee

9/21/2011 04:41:47 PM Report Abuse

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