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

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

6’ width trailers pretty much define the utility trailer market.  Wide enough to carry toys and for all the various chores, yet small enough for practicality.  These plans include a ton of functional options.

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Description

Description

A fantastic utility trailer with a full 10ft+ bed length.  Plans include the base trailer, of course, then a lot of options so you can build it to meet your exact needs.  (Some options are shown in the images above, others in the animated images.)  The base trailer is strong, so it works great if you need a flat bed.  Options like sides, ramps, tailgate, and more make the trailer function best for whatever you might want.

Our 6×10 utility trailer plans have full engineering for excellent Strength, on the road Stability and overall Versatility to meet all kinds of hauling needs.  Do it yourself and build it great.  For an awesome utility trailer, start with these plans!

This trailer is one size wider than our 5×10 Trailer Plans.  In length, these 6×10 utility trailer plans fit between the shorter 6×8 and the 6×12 which is the next size longer.  All are 3500 lb. capacity.  Finally, for a heavier version of this same size, please see our 6×10-6000#/7000# plans.

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Specifications

Specifications

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

  • Single axle, leaf spring design.
  • 6′ x 10′ nominal bed size, though the full deck is a little bigger in both directions.
  • 3500 lb. Axle Capacity.
  • Welded Steel trailer frame.
  • Extra’s include a hinged Tailgate/Ramp combination.
  • There are options for the trailer deck surface, and for spots to tie-down your load.
  • Plans for a removable ramp which stores under the trailer, and various options for sides.
  • Also includes a design for a Motorcycle stand.
  • Download includes both the drawings and the instructions for the DIY Project.

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More About The Design Features

More About The Design Features

A very popular trailer size because it will do so much.  The 6×10 Utility Trailer Plans also include options to make it fit your specific needs.  However, we also realize you may have your own ideas and options, so we encourage customizing.  The sky is almost the limit, though you should probably read about when it’s safe to customize.  Then build the best possible trailer for you.

6×10 Utility Trailer Plans Details

  • * Trailers built from these 6×10 utility trailer plans have beds with an actual size 2″ wider than 6 ft. and 3.5″ longer than 10 ft.
  • Full trailer length with the tongue is ~174″, though that will vary with options.
  • Height of the bed depends on your component choices, and it will range from 16 inches up.  (Bed height shown is ~19″ with a drop axle.  ~23 with a straight axle.)
  • Axle capacity is 3500 lbs.* Available load capacity will depend on options, and the total capacity includes the trailer weight.
  • Trailer weight will vary depending on added options — Typically 750-ish lbs. (Sides and deck options can add weight quickly.)
  • Several options are in the plans to give a wide variety of possible function.  Some options are mutually exclusive, though not all options appear in the pictures here.
  • 6×10 Utility Trailer Plans include customization ideas for special uses – from ATV & motorcycles, to trash or furniture or landscape needs.
View Under of Ramp Carriage
One option is a ramp that stores under the trailer for easy access. (Does require a lift on the axle for clearance.)

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