Step 6: Assembling the Frame

Slide 2 T-joints onto the handle brace (these are from the chassis). Let these T-joints slide free. Reconnect the handle brace with a 3/16 x 1 1/4'' nut and bolt.

Place the 2 vertical support pieces into the T-joints on the bed/handle brace. Drill and bolt these into place at the top, but leave them free at the bottom.  This way the caddy can be collapsed when stowed in the canoe.

Now slide the end of the front struts onto our new caddy bed (the handle element) and attach using the initial hardware from the stroller.

The bottoms of the vertical supports can now be slipped into the T-joints attached to the axle. This completes the main frame formed by the front struts, the caddy bed, and the vertical supports.  Note that the horizontal bed is above the wheels enabling  a broad boat can be carried.

<p>these strollers are always being thrown away ! They are a little gold mine for someone with a business idea like this . I'm thinking of using them for front loading cargo bikes. </p>
<p>In bonus mode, you might snap on, or velcro on the seat to the wooded cross board. It can be a three sided bag, or with more material a four sided box.</p>
Genius. Well done!
Congratulations creekrunner, I found this quite useful and smart. It's easy to do and the tools are easy to operate even for not so experienced people like me. I&Acirc;&iquest;ve rated this instructable, keep the good job up!
What a great reuse. Very smart! :D

About This Instructable




Bio: I like water
More by creekrunner:Canoe/Kayak Caddy mod from a Jogging Stroller 
Add instructable to: