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Saucer Sleds for Easy Moving

Make moving heavy objects easier with saucer sleds.

| October/November 2012

Two years ago, at the end of winter sledding season, I purchased two fiberglass children’s saucer sleds for the low price of $2 each. I still use them regularly, and they are definitely one of the best buys I’ve made in a long time! I put plastic rope in the holes and pull everything around my yard. At 83, I am considered elderly, but I still do a lot of my own yardwork.

With the sled, I can move a heavy flowerpot — it slides easily over dirt or grass or paving.

When I prune, I pile the branches on the sled and pull it to the dumpster. And because I had a hip replacement and we now have a ramp at the back door to unload the groceries from the car, I simply put them in the sled and pull them up the ramp into the house.

The sleds are much handier and lighter-weight than anything on wheels.



Louise Beckwith 
Woodward, Oklahoma 

www.EasyWoodwork.org
5/26/2018 10:33:52 PM

I used the plans at WWW.EASYWOODWORK.ORG to make my own – I highly recommend you visit that website and check their plans out too. They are detailed and super easy to read and understand unlike several others I found online. The amount of plans there is mind-boggling… there’s like 16,000 plans or something like that for tons of different projects. Definitely enough to keep me busy with projects for many more years to come haha. Go to WWW.EASYWOODWORK.ORG if you want some additional plans :)







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