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Traditional Mini Bike Plans

  MINI BIKE PLANS Page 1 INTRODUCTION Before starting to build your Mini-Bike, be sure that you have all the…

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Vintage Mini Motorcycle Plans

   T his little motorcycle has been designed . to operate on wartime rations! Its construction is simple and light,…

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Walk Behind Leaf Blower Plans

   Windrow those leaves -it beats raking By MANLY BANISTER Your yard and patio will stay clean as a whistle…

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Pocket Bike Plans

   THOUGH It will never challenge its bigger, more powerful commercially produced cousins, this shop-built micromini-bike will get you where…

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Portable Leaf Burner

   Leaf burner rolls to the job By MANLY BANISTER Where to burn the leaves? Let this incinerator-on-wheels help solve…

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Mini Bike Plans

   Fat-tire scooter for sportsmen • FOR TRANSPORTATION across the wilds, you can’t beat this iron packhorse. Its power-mower engine…

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Mini Dump Truck Plans

   FEEJEE An All-Purpose Dump Truck Feejee—Built by Don W. Street, a California poultry rancher, takes its name from a…

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Motor Scooter Part 2

   WE’RE now ready to go ahead on the second and final lap in the building of Super Scooter. The…

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Motor Scooter Plans

   SIGNED expressly for readers of MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED, the Super Scooter can be constructed by anyone who has access to…

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Motorized Bicycle Plans

   Power Bike By Earl Seidlinqer ASOLINE-powered engines have been popular with bicycle enthusiasts ever since such engines were made…

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Six Wheel ATV

   Now!-Build Your Own ATV S PECIALIZED vehicles can be a ball but all of them bring to mind one…

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Snow Mobile Airboat

   OUR WINTERS of hard use around International Falls, Minn., and also in neighboring Canada have proved the Merrymaker snowmobile…

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Snow Sled Airboat

   mounted high on supporting members bolted to the tear of the sled. A Crosley or other small-car radiator is…

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How to Build an Auto Giro Plans 2

    THE helicopter in that the rotor blades spin freely and the power of the engine SKIPPER is translated…

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How to Build a Go Round

    This go-round puts kids in orbit By DAVID A. GATTIS You DON’T NEED NASA to put your kids…

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How to Build a Powered Car Model

    SCAMPER Using an air propeller, this model zips along at 4.0 mph as a car and By Paul…

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How to Build a RC Boat Hull Plans

    From prop to servos, all the gear in this sleek air-driven hydroplane comes directly from the world of…

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How to Build a Sandbox Backhoe Plans

    JUNIOR BACKHOE Half-pint sidewalk superintendents will go ape for this boy-size, rugged, easy-to-build digger. By C. L. Widdicombe…

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How to Build a Sandbox Steam Shovel Plans

   JUNIOR’S EARTH-MOVING and road-building programs will be greatly extended with this toy power shovel. Comfortably seated on the cab,…

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How to Build an Auto Giro Plans 1

    BEFORE YOU conclude that this is a model of a helicopter, take another look. It’s a model plane…

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How to Build an Electric Hydrofoil Boat Hull Plans

    MODEL HYDROPLANE Skims Pusher prop spun by model-plane engine gives high performance. Construction is easy and fast By…

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Lawn Trailer Plans

    Handy trailer for yard tracs By HANK ADAMS A little wagon building gives you big load-hauling capacity to…

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Mini Bike From Bicycle Plans

   Take a small kart engine, add a slick variable-ratio belt transmission and you’ll have a real performance ‘bear’ for…

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How to Build a Backyard Merry Go Round

    BACKYARD MERRY-GO-ROUND By Robert E, Wilson PRES EN TING yo ur youn gsters with their very own merry-go-round…

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How to Build a Backyard Ferris Wheel

   Kid-powered “squaris” wheel DESIGNED By ROBERT WOOLSON PREPARED By W. CLYDE LAMMEY DUBBED A “SQUARIS WHEEL” by its designer…

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Golf Cart Plans v2

   A FTER COMPLETING the main frame, drive-unit frame and all other work described in Part I last month, the…

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Golf Cart Plans v1

   First, it’s a golf cart powerful enough to carry two adults and equipment up steep slopes. But it’s also…

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Go Kart Plans

    You don’t need a trailer or a station wagon to haul this kart to a track-you can drive…

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Gas Powered Scooter Plans 2

    GAS RATION SPECIAL Go to market, beach or visit friends on one of these babies and forget your…

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Gas Engine Scooter Plans

    something off a sweet-running assembly line, it isn’t a tough job. If you can take a bike apart…

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Garden Cart Plans

    Convertible Wheelbarrow Eases Garden Chores BICYCLE wheels make this wheelbarrow easy to roll over a lawn, even with…

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Build a Summertime Racer Model

     Racing land yachts is exciting fun B y H I SIBLE Y Whether you build a fleet or…

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Build a Snow Blower

    I Shovel Snow with a Lawn-Mower Engine Blizzards needn’t mean backaches if you hitch gasoline, instead of your…

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3 Wheeled Go Kart ATV v1

THE one place it makes no sense to drive this handy little vehicle is on the road. When the load…

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3 Wheeled Go Kart ATV v2

HERE’S the going-est buggy a fellow could want. It’s wilderness transportation to delight the heart of the amateur geologist, weekend…

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Build a Hovercraft Free Plans

FINISHED “HULL” showing how fan shroud and rounded contours in the plenum chamber are obtained, using sawed-to-shape plywood covered with…

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Build a Mulcher Plans

ANY GARDENING BUFF knows the best way to fertilize the garden is with organic material and that the cheapest organic…

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Build a Rotary Tiller

How to Build a Rotary Tiller The toughest part of the machine comes ready-made; powering it with the engine from…