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.)  Use the options to customize the trailer for you.

The base trailer is strong, so it works great if you need a flatbed.  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.  This trailer will handle all kinds of hauling needs.

Do it yourself and build it great.  For an awesome utility trailer, start with these plans!

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We have alternate sizes — like 6×8 or 6×12 — if that works better.

Open “Alternate Sizes & Conversions” below to make this a Tilt Top Trailer.
If you prefer a Torsion Axle on this trailer, we have plans for that too.

Specifications

Specifications

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

  • Single axle, leaf spring design.
  • Straight Axle or Drop Axle – Either style will work with this trailer.
  • 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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Alternate Sizes & Conversions

Alternate Sizes & Conversions

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More trailer sizes and variations are available.  See All Trailer Plans.

Want This Trailer With A Torsion Axle?

Torsion ConversionA Torsion Axle provides some nice benefits for some applications.  If you want this trailer, but with a Torsion, we have Plans for the Conversion.  They show the changes to properly strengthen the frame for mounting the Torsion Axle.

Conversion plans are sold separate.  You will need both the above Trailer Plans and these Torsion Axle Conversion Plans.

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Make It A Tilt Top?

Tilt ConversionIf you want this trailer as a Tilt Top, we have Plans for the Conversion.  They show how to make this trailer with a tilting top, like in the image.

Conversion plans are sold separate.  You will need both the above Trailer Plans and these Tilt Top Conversion Plans.

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