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Garden tractor trailer

by C. SMITH
  • Garden tractor trailer
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  • Project Description

    52" x 32" dump bed lawn trailer. This is my 11 year old sons 4H welding project. He made the basic design and I helped incorporate the dump portion that he wanted to add. He did an Awsome job. About 90% of the work was done by the kid. I in turn donated $100, and participated in exercising fatherly patience(very testing, I learned a few valuable things myself).

    Build Process

    MIG welded, .030 wire c-25 mix gas. Chop saw cuts, and cut sheet metal with .045 cutoff wheels in dewalt grinder. Sanded de greased, primed, and painted.

    Tools Used

    Millermatic 252, dewalt grinder, chopsaw, delta drill press, auto darkening helmets, 16 gauge sheet metal, 11 gauge 1-1/4 on frame, 11 gauge x 1" angle on side and rail, Guden weld on hinges and latches, old lawnmower wheel and tire set, couple of geese sorts drilled and tapped into axel.

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