This is my first instruct able, so please remember that I am only trying to share an idea that I found to do the task I needed.

I needed a light weight trailer that was strong enough to carry a variety of different loads, without a lot of maintenance. I also wanted to use all recycled materials and tried to keep the cost at a minimum.

Step 1:

I used these 4X4X1/4 aluminum c-channel wall supports to make the frame lightweight and strong. The dimensions can be whatever suits your purpose, my length is 40 inches long by 20 inches wide.

Step 2:

For the goose neck, I used an old bike frame that I had. I used a grinder to cut away every thing but the bottom rail and back wheel supports, then I spread the supports and welded a piece of flat iron on so I could bolt it to the frame, I used a 4 inch u-bolt to fasten the front to frame.

Step 3:

I used wheelchair wheels, because they are durable, cheap,( I paid 5 dollars for this set, less than one inner tube would cost), and they are reliable, no flats,

The blue wheel spacer is scrap 1x1 steel tubing.

I added 1/4 inch plywood deck .

Please remember to always wear safety goggles, and follow tool safety warnings when working with power tools

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