5′ x 10′ – 3500# – Utility Trailer Plans

5′ x 10′ – 3500# – Utility Trailer Plans

As an awesome DIY project, get these 5×10 Utility Trailer Plans that include lots of options, then build a trailer unique to you.  It has a 3500 Lb single axle to handle the chores.

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Description

Description

These 5×10 Utility Trailer Plans make a great trailer for all kinds of jobs.  From weekend yard work , to moving duties, to taking ATV’s or motorcycles out, this trailer will do it.  The design is strong with rectangular tube main beams and C-Channel front and back.  The 5×10 DIY utility trailer is one of our most popular, partly because of the size, yet partly because of all the options.

Options on 5x10 Utility Trailer PlansPlans include the blueprints, of course, plus instructions, parts and materials lists, suggested places to purchase parts, and lots of options for construction.  (The animated picture shows some of the options that come with these 5×10 utility trailer plans.)

Design options for building the trailer make it possible to truly customize your work — to make it look nice and to make it function to your needs.  Add-ons like a top, sides or tailgate are easy.  And, a motorcycle stand, a ramp, a toolbox and extra tie-down options make nice additions.

Other sizes are also available — like the 5×8 or 6×10 — in case that will fill your needs better.

At Mechanical Elements, we encourage customization and personalization in your builds.  For that reason, we add a lot of extras and options as ideas so you can build a utility trailer that’s perfect for you.

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Specifications

Specifications

5′ x 10′ – 3500# – Utility Trailer Plans

  • 5′ x 10′ nominal bed size.  The actual bed size is a little larger.
  • Single axle, leaf spring design, with your choice of straight or drop axle.
  • 3500 lb. axle capacity.
  • Construction is steel, with welding, using a mix of common Tube, Channel, and Angle for an easy, sealed frame build.
  • Plans include several design options for capacity and enhanced utility.
  • Plans for a removable ramp, and various sides, tailgates, tie-downs, and more are all options.
  • Total weight will vary depending on design options, but will range from 630 lbs (minimal flat bed) on up.
  • Motorcycle stand plans are also included.
  • Plans package is complete with drawings and illustrated instructions.

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More About The Design Features

More About The Design Features

You can build a utility trailer that’s perfect for you.  Use these plans for a great start.

The flatbed is the base trailer, and it will handle the loads even without adding sides or other things for stiffness.  Options are up to you.  Though the plans show many, you choose the design.  Look at the images around this page to see some of the many options available.  While these are nice, we also encourage you to add your own and make the trailer uniquely yours.

5x10 Utility Trailer Plans and Options
Here are some options available with the 5×10 Utility Trailer Plans.  The ramp stores under the trailer deck as seen in a previous image.  Of course, all these options are in the plans.
  • Trailer bed size is slightly larger than 5 ft. wide x 10 ft. long.  62″ Width, 123″ Length edge to edge.
  • Overall length including the tongue is ~174 inches.  (May vary with options.)
  • Deck height will depend on design options chosen and can range from 17 inches up.  (Bed height shown is ~19″.)
  • Max capacity for the 5×10 utility trailer (depending on options) is 3500 lbs.* (which includes the trailer weight).
  • For more information about building a trailer, please see the Mechanic’s construction tips and advice.

If you are looking for something with a little more or less:  The 6×10 Blueprints offer a little more space.  Or, the 5×8 Blueprints are a little shorter.  If you’re seeking a Torsion Axle:  We have those plans too — like the 5×10 torsion axle utility trailer plans.

Build your own utility trailer starting with these fully engineered plans.

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Maximizing Your Project

Plans from Mechanical Elements are an awesome start to a great project.  Here are some resources to help even more!

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