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I decided I needed a bike trailer to haul stuff like groceries, tools, etc. around the neighborhood, and I found a simple plan on Instructables. Mostly I have used it to peddle my cucumbers, lettuce, and pickles to neighbors. I've had a few issues with getting the wheels adjusted right, but it is pretty reliable, and customers like the rustic appearance.
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That's so cool Andrew!

Can you post the Instructables link here?

And how long did it take to build it?
 
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https://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-bike-trailer-for-less-than-10-/

The instructions are a bit hard to follow. Also, I modified several things, based on what materials I had, etc., and made a better hitch than the one they had.

It took a few hours, 4 maybe?
 
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Awesome job Andrew!

I've been thinking about buying something like this, now I might try making it!
 
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