The Do-it-Yourself Plans Portal

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Mechanical Elements is a Portal for Do-it-Yourself Plans.  We have plans to Build It Yourself & Make it Better, then Enjoy the fruits of your effort.  This is the Place to Start!

Utility Trailer PlansWe have plans for Utility Trailers (in many sizes),  Specialty Trailers (for your toys),  Cranes & Lifting and other cool workshop tools,  Shop Presses (beefy like no other),  Stereo Speakers,  and don’t forget the Home projects like  Food & Water Storage.

If you need things,  Why not build them yourself?  Start your project right with these complete Plans.  Customize them the way you want and  Save Money Doing It!

What’s in the plans?  See some DIY Sample Pages.

Sample View Do-it-Yourself Plans

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Plans come fully illustrated
with step by step instructions, and
a full list of materials.

Instant Download — Right After Purchase!

How To Get Your Plans:

Mechanical Elements DIY Plans

  • The best way is right here, at Mechanical Elements! — All Do-it-Yourself Plans are available for “Electronic Download”, immediately after payment.
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  • The option for “Printed & Mailed” is only available by specific request. Please Contact Us if you need the plans sent in paper form. We’ll give you instructions.  Expect 2-3 weeks delivery. Charges for Printing & Shipping apply.
  • OR use the Mail Order Form.  (Money Orders, Cashiers Checks).  Information about Mail Orders is listed on the Form.
  • Download Plans are provided in Adobe PDF for easy viewing and printing.  (Special files for some items may also be included.)  To ease downloading, plans may be bundled in a .ZIP file.  If your computer doesn’t already have them, a free PDF reader is available at and a free ZIP utility at

The Mechanical Elements Difference:

We think our plans are the best. We’ve seen lots of others, and many don’t even compare. At Mechanical Elements you get engineered, detailed plans and most include options for ways to customize your project and make it be exactly what you want.

For more information, check out the page on Why Our Trailer Plans Are Better. And, it’s not just the trailer plans. All of our Do-it-Yourself plans are well thought through and ready to help in your next project. That’s the Mechanical Elements difference.

Beefy Shop Press Plans

Good planning is the start to a successful project.
Great Plans are Available Here!

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The Do-it-Yourself Plans Portal — The Best Place To Start A Project!