Pivoting Plywood Cart
Never wrestle with sheet goods again
Synopsis: This panel cart acts like a shop assistant, ending the solo woodworker’s struggle with wrestling sheet goods around the shop. Simply load 4×8 sheets on the panel carrier side and rough lumber on the other. Four swivel casters allow the cart to be pushed in any direction, and a handle makes it easy to tow. A tilting feature lets you tilt the sheets horizontally to feed them directly from the cart onto the tablesaw. Large swivel casters, a brake, and a steering handle make for easy maneuvering. A simple design and very basic joinery, tied together with bolts, make this a project that easily can be built in a day.
I build a variety of furniture using solid wood, veneer, and plywood, and since I work in a one-man shop, I constantly look for ways to make the experience as easy and efficient as possible. One of these ways…