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Photo shows how to make a garden hand truck. Basic hand truck has a box of plywood attached. Bins and side racks hold tools and supplies. Est. cost: $50.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1972 (v.50#7) pg. 69

Flower cart. Drop a dozen pots of blooming plants into the holes in the top of this 2-wheel cart and wheel it into the sun. The 12-holed top lifts out to transport heavy items. Est. cost: $99.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1984 (v.62#2) pg. 77, 134

Heavy hauler utility wagon is similar to a child's coaster wagon. Features a wooden frame, 26"x48" bed/platform and 10" inflatable tires.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1994 (v.17#4) pg. 33
Added Info CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1994 (v.17#10) pg. 8

Tip: Two-wheel wagon with a 3x5 ft. bed is built from plywood, scraps, and wheelbarrow wheels. Includes removable sides.
COUNTRYSIDE Feb 1979 (v.63#2) pg. 61

Designing the perfect wheelbarrow. Sketch shows how to add extra handles to make it easier to transport long items.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1993 (v.77#5) pg. 55

Put your dog to work. Make him a 2-wheel cart from PVC plumbing pipe.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov-Dec 2001 (v.85#6) pg. 41

Leaf cart for fall has slats for floor to speed cleaning out.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #82 Oct 1964 (v.14#5) pg. 71

Maintenance for wheelbarrows, hand trucks and lawn spreaders.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #111 Aug 1969 (v.19#4) pg. 50

Tips on how to maintain and repair wheelbarrows, garden hoses, lawn sprinklers and spreaders.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #166 Sep 1975 (v.25#7) pg. 42

Garbage can cart is built from electrical conduit. Holds 2 cans. Has handles on one end and wheels on the other.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #214 Dec 1980 (v.30#10) pg. 60

Portable potting bench and garden cart combination features a built-in sink and faucet.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #237 Mar 1983 (v.33#3) pg. 60

Garden cart has a six-bushel capacity and rolls easily on two large bicycle wheels.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #259 May-Jun 1985 (v.35#5) pg. 102

Simple wall-hung rack to store a wheelbarrow is made from 2x4 stock.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #344 Jan 1994 (v.44#1) pg. 87

Outrigger added to a wheelbarrow helps keep it from tipping over.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #372 Oct 1996 (v.46#9) pg. 92

Repair a broken axle bracket on a wheelbarrow by replacing the brackets with pillow blocks.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #401 Sep 1999 (v.49#8) pg. 16

Tip suggests using pipe insulation to take the chill off garden cart handles.
FINE GARDENING #34 Nov-Dec 1993 pg. 8

Use of child's round plastic sled for moving things around yard and garden recommended.
FINE GARDENING #51 Sep-Oct 1996 pg. 10

Tip recommends using a child's plastic toboggan to move dirt, mulch, etc. in the garden.
FINE GARDENING #62 Jul-Aug 1998 pg. 12

Wooden wheelbarrow features a wide wooden wheel which will not bog down in soft ground even with a heavy load. Est. cost: $4.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #3 Jun-Jul 1981 pg. 7

Tip on using a rope to seat a tire bead against a wheel rim tight enough to allow inflation.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #71 Dec 1991-Jan 1992 pg. 24
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #76 Aug-Sep 1992 pg. 28

A roundup of ways to haul and carry things in the garden.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr 1979 (v.23#4) pg. 6

Garden cart features a box (36"x23"x15" deep) with wood-slat sides that rolls on 20" diameter solid-rubber spoked wheels. The front of the box removes for dumping. Est. cost: $150.
GARDEN GATE #5 Oct-Nov 1995 pg. 6

How to repair wheelbarrows and garden carts.
HANDY ANDY Jul 1978 (v.2#9) pg. 16

Garden cart with a 500 lb. capacity is built from plywood and can be used behind a riding mower or tractor, or can serve as a handcart.
HANDY ANDY Apr 1979 (v.3#7) pg. 40

An old-fashioned wooden wheelbarrow to build.
HARROWSMITH #28 Jun 1980 (v.4#8) pg. 113

Constructing a two-wheel garden cart which can be pushed, pulled, or hauled by a tractor. Built from plywood, bicycle wheels and angle iron. Est. cost: $45.
HARROWSMITH #43 Jun-Jul 1982 (v.7#1) pg. 52

Build a cart for transporting firewood out of galvanized pipe and and a pair of bicycle wheels.
HARROWSMITH #59 Feb-Mar 1985 (v.9#5) pg. 114

Tip: Cleat and strap let you stand wheelbarrow against a wall.
HOME MECHANIX #727 Nov 1988 (v.84) pg. 110

Plastic pipe extension for carting large objects on a two-wheel handcart.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1987 (v.12#7) pg. 70

Cart for small tools and clippings is made by attaching a wooden body to an old lawn spreader.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #4 Winter 1976 (v.1#4) pg. 35

How to convert a surplus grocery cart into a versatile hand truck.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jan-Feb 1981 (v.6#1) pg. 93

Tip on using a child's plastic sled as a garden helper.
KITCHEN GARDEN #9 Jun-Jul 1997 pg. 20

How to make a wheelbarrow from a discarded small wheel, a tree fork, some angle iron, and plywood.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #592 Sep 1977 (v.73) pg. 77

Build a simple cart to tote yard tools and supplies effortlessly around your property.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #672 May 1984 (v.80) pg. 98

Revitalize a wheelbarrow.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #672 May 1984 (v.80) pg. 102

How to build a wooden wheelbarrow using a Freon tank for the wheel.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #58 Jul-Aug 1979 pg. 147

Three-way woodcart. Two-wheel handcart is used to haul and store firewood or other items, such a garbage cans.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #72 Nov-Dec 1981 pg. 104

The bicycle-wheeled shopping cart. Add large wheels to a shopping cart to make it easier to carry groceries home.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #79 Jan-Feb 1983 pg. 43

Rugged yard cart is built from wood, angle iron, and motorcycle tires. Est. cost: $50.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #81 May-Jun 1983 pg. 136

Two-wheeled garden cart is constructed from plywood, hardboard, bicycle wheels and metal conduit. Cart's box measures 24"x48"x14" deep, with flaring sides, and will hold 8 to 10 cubic feet of material.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #104 Mar-Apr 1987 pg. 67

How to make a two-wheel garden cart from two 20" bicycle wheels and a plywood box 29"x48"x18" deep.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1977 (v.24#6) pg. 142

A look at the history of wheelbarrows and two styles you can build. One is made from an oil drum and the second is a flatbed style from used barrel staves.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1978 (v.25#4) pg. 136

Tip: Homemade wheelbarrow from half of a 55 gal. drum, a 12" car tire, and pipe.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1979 (v.26#2) pg. 34

Two custom wheelbarrows you can build for special jobs. First is a flat wooden bed on a recycled wheelbarrow frame. The second is a low-rider wheelbarrow with a deep bed for moving stones, logs, etc.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1979 (v.26#4) pg. 106

Multi-purpose garden cart has a reel and bracket for a garden hose. May also be used to haul garbage cans, etc.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1979 (v.26#6) pg. 75

An easy-to-maneuver firewood cart has two wheels and fold-out support legs that balance the cart in a horizontal position for stacking. Cart is only 12" wide so it will go through a doorway easily.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1979 (v.26#12) pg. 74

How to repair cracks in the pan of a wheelbarrow.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1991 (v.38#4) pg. 88

Potting barrow garden cart.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1963 (v.120#1) pg. 148

Add extra wheels for heavy loads.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1963 (v.120#4) pg. 156

Two-wheel hand truck made from welded pieces of 3/4" water pipe.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1967 (v.127#5) pg. 178

Tote-cart eases the job of moving heavy objects like garbage cans, firewood, etc.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1968 (v.129#6) pg. 126

Large-capacity garden cart is built from wood and hardboard, and rolls around on large bicycle wheels.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1977 (v.147#3) pg. 96

Durable wheelbarrow has oak rails, a fiberglassed plywood bucket, and an inflatable rubber tire.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1977 (v.147#3) pg. 96

Rugged, lightweight garden cart features large bicycle wheels for easy rolling and removable side extensions for large loads. Built mostly of plywood.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1980 (v.154#1) pg. 110

Tip: How to reinforce those garden carts equipped with bicycle-size wheels by adding a bracket to support the end of the axle.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1981 (v.155#5) pg. 76

Build this lawn and garden cart for the big jobs. Features bicycle wheels, storage for long-handled tools, a front gate and other features. Built mostly of plywood.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1982 (v.157#6) pg. 123

A collapsible leaf cart you can make. A simple frame, covered with chicken wire and fitted with two wheels is used to collect large loads of leaves (over 100 bushels) for disposal.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1982 (v.158#3) pg. 64

Build this versatile cart which rolls on two large bicycle wheels and has a 24"x48"x12" box.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1983 (v.160#4) pg. 69

Wooden wheelbarrow with removable sides rides on a 20" steel wheel.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1985 (v.162#3) pg. 76

Garden cart built from mahogany marine plywood and aluminum channel is equipped with two 20" diameter "bicycle" wheels.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1994 (v.171#3) pg. 71

Two-wheel wooden garden cart you push or tow.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1963 (v.183#1) pg. 94

Two-wheel cart holds garden tools.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1963 (v.183#2) pg. 86

An accessory handle for a garden cart gives you more leverage and a better grip.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1972 (v.201#4) pg. 123

Tip: Make a simple wooden rack to mount on a wheelbarrow frame for transporting firewood into the house.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1979 (v.215#4) pg. 58

Build a handcart to move a full trash can. Built from the training wheels of a bicycle and some scrap wood.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1982 (v.220#3) pg. 116

Build a two-wheel garden cart out of plywood which is well suited to bagging leaves, hauling firewood and other large loads.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1982 (v.221#1) pg. 120

Four redwood garden projects. (1) Arbor with lattice sides and curved, slatted top. (2) Fan-shaped trellis. (3) Simple trellis with diamond motif. (4) Two-wheeled garden cart built from plywood with redwood trim.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #91 Jul 1996 (v.16#3) pg. 46, 33
Correction POPULAR WOODWORKING #93 Nov 1996 (v.16#5) pg. 13

A look at carts built to move cooking and carpentry supplies from one school classroom to another. Article includes information on dimensions and compartments, along with an address for obtaining more information about the project.
SUNSET May 1977 (v.158#5) pg. 128

Home-built two-wheel garden tool cart keeps long-handled tools upright and has a pocket for small implements.
SUNSET Oct 1980 (v.165#4) pg. 232

"Plank-barrow" for moving a heavy load. Equip a 10-ft. plank with wheels on one end to move large rocks, etc.
SUNSET Nov 1984 (v.173#5) pg. 276

Tip on loading a heavy object into a wheelbarrow without lifting.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #825 May 1998 (v.94) pg. 20

The natural wheelbarrow. Build a totally wooden wheelbarrow, including wheel, spokes and axle.
WOODWORKER #1093 Dec 1984 (v.88) pg. 812

Garden trolley. A two-wheel cart with a fold-up platform (24"x14") is made from steel pipe, angle iron, and pallet wood.
WOODWORKER Jun 1993 (v.97#6) pg. 50

Flower barrows. Plans for constructing two styles of all-wood wheelbarrows. (1) High-sided barrow for dirt or loose material. (2) Sack barrow for bags or other containers.
WOODWORKER Aug 1993 (v.97#8) pg. 46

Traditional wooden wheelbarrow. Complete instructions and a comprehensive set of drawings that can be scaled to suit.
WOODWORKER Sep 1994 (v.98#9) pg. 33

Wooden wheelbarrow may also be used as a planter box.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1977 (v.1#4) pg. 12

Decorative planter shaped like a wheelbarrow. Made of wood. The box measures 20"x12"x12". The handles are 40" long.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1987 (v.11#3) pg. 38

Log buggy doubles as storage rack. Heavy duty cart moves firewood and holds it for use. Also useful to move large potted plants, etc.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1980 (v.36#1) pg. 40

Garden cart doubles as hand truck. Two-wheel cart holds long handle garden tools and lets you tote heavy bags, etc. without effort.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1982 (v.38#2) pg. 119

Heavy duty garden cart features a frame assembled from PVC pipe, a wooden tote box and 20" diameter plastic wheels.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1983 (v.39#4) pg. 94

Sturdy yard cart is built from waferboard (or plywood) and rides on two bicycle tires. The box measures 40"x26"x15" deep.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1987 (v.43#2) pg. 46

Two-shelf garden cart is built from pressure-treated lumber and fitted with a handle and two wheels for moving.
WORKBENCH Jun-Jul 1992 (v.48#3) pg. 74