how to build a soap box racer

Soapbox Cartie Construction

Old School CartieThe traditional cartie made from pram wheels, an old fish box, some planks and a bit of rope for the steering is an important part of many childhood memories. The simplicity of the design and the use of recycled components makes them very appealing, but unfortunately they can be extremely hard to steer at anything above walking speed.
The sections below will give you some hints and tips on how to build something slightly more sophisticated and infinitely more drivable.
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