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pwd1book In the Maker Shed: Pinewood Derby Designs and Patterns book

The Pinewood Derby Designs and Patterns book from the Maker Shed is on sale now as part of our Spring-cleaning sale. This book is loaded with great designs for making the ultimate pinewood derby racer.

Build the coolest car in the pinewood derby! In this ultimate design guide, Troy Thorne – woodworker, artist and derby-winning dad – shares his expert tips, techniques and amazing patterns so parents and scouts of any skill can build a jaw-dropping, prize-winning car that’s quick out of the gate. Officially licensed by the Boy scouts of America, this valuable guide provides 34 amazing patterns and designs along with step-by-step instructions for building a High-Wing Racer, a Stock Car and a Vintage Racecar. Techniques and tips for creating custom decals, applying a high-quality finish, and prepping the car’s wheels, axles, and weight for the race are also included.

Check out the Pinewood Derby Designs and Patterns book from the Maker Shed

Marc de Vinck

I’m currently working full time as the Dexter F. Baker Professor of Practice in Creativity in the Masters of Engineering in Technical Entrepreneurship Program at Lehigh University. I’m also an avid product designer, kit maker, author, father, tinkerer, and member of the MAKE Technical Advisory board.

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