6′ x 14′ x 12,000# – Utility Trailer Plans

6′ x 14′ x 12,000# – Utility Trailer Plans

Build a great tandem axle, heavy duty utility trailer from these 6×14 trailer plans.  Blueprints are fully engineered for 12,000 lb. total capacity.  The trailer you build will be tough and ready to work.

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Description

Description

An excellent higher capacity tandem axle trailer in 6′ width.  At 14′ length, this trailer is the right size for many people.  It’s not max legal width (we have those also), but it’s wide enough, and it doesn’t clip so many curbs in tight spaces.  We tried to discontinue these plans because they have a lot of overlap with the 6’10” wide one, but these remain a popular seller, so we are keeping them.  The plans are great, so if this is the size you’re looking for, please enjoy them.

If you’re looking for a 6×14 tandem axle trailer, build one with these plans.  It’s a HD utility trailer designed and fully engineered from the start as a workhorse.  From these plans you can build a strong trailer designed for continual heavy duty use.  A lighter option is the 6′ x 14′ x 7000#.

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Specifications

Specifications

6′ x 14′ x 12,000# – Utility Trailer Plans

  • Tandem axle, leaf spring design.
  • 6′ x 14′ nominal bed size.
  • 12,000 lb. Combined Trailer Axle Capacity.
  • Welded Steel frame design for strength and durability.
  • Option for rear Tailgate/Ramp combination.
  • Multiple options for trailer bed and for tie-down points.
  • Removable / hidden ramp option.
  • Various sides options included.
  • Plans include full drawings and illustrated instructions.

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More About The Design Features

More About The Design Features

The base trailer is a tough platform for all the work you might do.  Then, like all our trailers, for all the many jobs a trailer will do, there are options in the plans so you can customize it. You know best what will work. Options include ramps, sides, decking options, tie-down points and more.  Here are the details.

6×14 Tandem Axle Trailer Plans Details:

  • * Actual bed size is 1.5″ wider than 6 ft. and 3.5″ longer than the indicated 14 ft. bed length.
  • Overall trailer length including the tongue is 52″-58″ longer than the indicated 14 ft. bed length (depending on design options).
  • Bed height is a factor of design options (like axle, springs, tires, etc.) ranging from 16″ up. (Typical height is approx. 19″)
  • Combined axle capacity is 12,000 lbs.* Load capacity includes the trailer weight.
  • Trailer weight will vary depending on design options — Typically 1500 lbs and higher.
  • Trailer weight increases with added options like sides or tail gate or toolbox, etc..
  • Design options are in the plans for a variety of functions.  Some options are mutually exclusive.  Not all options are in the animated images here.
  • Plans include customizing ideas for special uses – like ATV’s or motorcycles, or other hauling needs.

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