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Minotaur Coaster

minotaur coaster 7 Awesome Backyard Builds

If you like roller coasters, than you would probably love to have one in your backyard. David Chesney did just that, building one out of wood, with a thin steel rail on the top to reduce friction, in his backyard. Like many ambitious DIY projects, it stretched out several years, but it’s really nice to see something like this finished. Not that this type of project is really ever finished, most of the time it’s just waiting for the next idea. Check out the video below to see it in action, careening over its two treacherous humps!

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Jeremy Cook

Jeremy is an engineer with 10 years experience at his full-time profession, and has a BSME from Clemson University. Outside of work he’s an avid maker and experimenter, building anything that comes into his mind!


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