Greg Smith

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DIY bike trailer. Click for complete instructions, and visit the Slow Ottawa 'Make It" board for more great sustainable design.

With the addition of some cabinet handles from Lee Valley Tools to provide front and back bungee tiedowns and some resistance against items rolling off the trailer, we're done.

Bike Trailer Hitch made from a caster wheel.

This is a very cheap Hitch made with a swivel caster, a bracket for antenna poles and a piece of square iron pipe. To be fixed under the bike saddle. Great just because it allows the movement on three axes, so there's complete freedom while biking.

Kreg pocket-hole screws are available in coarse-thread and fine-thread. Which you should choose depends on the type of wood you are using. Pictured above is a quick guide.

Kreg Tool Tip: Find the right screw. Kreg pocket-hole screws are available in coarse-thread and fine-thread. Which you should choose depends on the type of wood you are using. Pictured above is a quick guide.

This is a front view of the trailer. I have added two plastic knobs for connecting the trailer hitch to a bike seat post.

Dust Collection Tips - Woodworking Shop - American Woodworker

cut a section from the upper part of a panty hose and slip it over the vac's pleated filter. The panty hose acts as a pre-filter, keeping out large particles that can quickly clog the pleated filter. Once the filter is clogged, a shop vacuum stops working