How Do You Make a Truck Bed Dolly?

Making a truck bed dolly is a great way to move your cargo from one location to another, without having to use a full-sized truck or trailer. It’s easy to make and can be done in just a few steps. Here’s how you make a truck bed dolly.

Step 1: Gather Your Materials

First, you’ll need some basic materials. You’ll need two 2×6 boards, four casters, two bungee cords, two 4-inch screws, two 2-inch screws and some nuts and bolts. You’ll also need some tools like a saw, drill and screwdriver.

Step 2: Cut the Boards

Next, measure out the boards and cut them to size. Make sure you measure twice and cut once for accuracy. You should end up with two boards that are the same length.

Step 3: Attach the Casters

Next, attach the four casters to the bottom of each board. Make sure they are evenly spaced and tightened securely. This is important for stability.

Step 4: Attach the Bungee Cords

Now it’s time to attach the bungee cords. Loop one of them around each corner of one board and secure it with the 4-inch screws. Do this on both boards so they are attached securely.

Step 5: Attach the Boards Together

Finally, attach both boards together by drilling holes in each board and using the 2-inch screws with nuts and bolts. This will ensure that your truck bed dolly is sturdy enough to handle your cargo.


Making a truck bed dolly is an easy process that only takes a few steps. All you need are some basic materials like wood boards, casters, bungee cords and screws as well as some tools like a saw, drill and screwdriver.

With these items in hand, you can easily make your own truck bed dolly for hauling cargo from one place to another!

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Karen Watkins