Category: Pinewood Derby

Pinewood Derby® Plans

One of the funnest events in cub scouting is the pinewood derby.   Below are free plans to pinewood derby cars I have found to be very successful.  My personal recommendation is the Flying Wedge.  It is not the prettiest car,…

Pinewood Derby Photo Gallery

Here is Vuk’s Car. This flying wedge took first place in the pack… Mike and his son sent us photos of their Hot Rod – Looks Great! Love those headers. Best of luck to you guys. Here is Hot Rod…

Pinewood Derby® Physics

Physics plays an important role in the design of a pinewood derby car. Here are a few areas where physics applies: Air Resistance Friction Potential Energy Rotational Inertia Of all of these, friction and air resistance are the most well…

Pinewood Derby Books

Here are a few books from Amazon.com that can help you do your best at the pinewood derby.  Be sure to check out our free plans, too (click here). Pinewood Derby Speed Secrets: Design and Build the Ultimate Car Pinewood…

Pinewood Derby Links

Of course, the best site is the BoysDad.com page (HERE). We offer free plans, engineering data, and tips. But we aren’t the only place to go. Here are some others: Build a Fast Pinewood Derby Car – Step-by-step process to…

Pinewood Derby® Plans

One of the funnest events in cub scouting is the pinewood derby. Below are free plans to pinewood derby cars I have found to be very successful. My personal recommendation is the Flying Wedge. It is not the prettiest car,…