For Hours Of Fun

Shift at-home car racing to new gears by creating an awesome car track!

You will need:

Wood:

  • 16mm mdf board: 1 = 1200 x 600 (road)
  • 3mm mdf board: 2 = 1200 x 40mm (Lanes)
  • 6mm mdf board 2 = 1200 x 40mm (barriers)

Pine par wood:

  • 2 = 600 x 44 (uprights)
  • 2 = 380 x 44 (uprights)
  • 2 = 180 x 44 (uprights)
  • 3 = 510 x 44 (support beams across)

Tools:

  • Drill
  • Tape Measure
  • Masking tape
  • 3mm drill bit
  • Possi drive
  • 6/40 chipboard screws
  • Fast set glue
  • 8 x 70 screws
  • Pinewood filler
  • 16 mm Panel pins
  • 25 mm panel pins
  • Paint: 500ml

    • Black schoolboard paint
    • White super acrylic PVA
    • High gloss enamel paint

Step by Step Instructions:

Step 1:

Get your wood cut to size at your nearest Timbercity.
Cut one end of the Pine Par wood upright pieces at a 22.5° angle to create an angle on the race track. Do not cut the support beams at angles.

Step 2:

Assemble the legs by joining each set to a support beam with glue and screws to secure all the pieces.

Step 3:

Hammer the lanes (3mm mdf) to the road (16mm mdf road), using nails.

Step 4:

Join the barrier pieces (6mm mdf) to the side of the road.

Step 5:

Attach the legs to the road with glue and screws.

Step 6:

Place masking tape, then paint. Use Black schoolboard paint, available at Timbercity, for the road, and white paint for the lanes.

And you’re ready to go!

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