Cage Trailer

This plan includes 3 handy sizes 7×4, 8×5 and 9x5ft with cage height of 1200mm (4ft). Drop down rear ramp for ease of loading in a practical design that is inexpensive and easy to build. With max. ATM of 1500kg and TARE of only around 350kg, this trailer will give you up to 1150kg load carrying capacity.

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  • 3 Sizes included:       2100x1200mm (7×4ft), 2400x1500mm (8×5ft) or 2700x1500mm (9x5ft)
  • Max. ATM:       750 to 1500kg
  • TARE:      ±350kg
  • Load Capacity:     up to 1150kg
  • Chassis Construction:       RHS ladder type construction
  • Suspension:      Single Beam Axle & Leaf Springs
  • Box Body:      RHS frame with weldmesh sheets, drop tailgate/ramp
  • Contents:      10 part & assembly drawings, 7 page assembly guide, DXF files and more
  • File Size:      6.0MB (.zip)



More Info

The cage trailer has a handy drop down ramp for loading up a wheel barrow, trolley, the ride-on mower or simply taking a massive load of garden refuse to the tip. Save lots by building your own trailer with these professionally prepared plans.

Drop down tailgate turn into a very handy ramp for loading up and ease of access. Available in 3 load area sizes packed into one plan.

Drawn to our usual high standard the Cage Trailer plans will provide you with detailed dimensions, part and assembly drawings, 7 page assembly guide and numerous extras.


A comprehensive and detailed set of plans for the construction of a single axle Cage Trailer. Three handy sizes included – 2100 x 1200mm (7×4ft), 2400 x 1500mm (8×5ft) or 2700 x 1500mm (9x5ft) with cage height of 1200mm(4ft). The plans will provides all the necessary drawings, instructions, parts lists and handy tips to enable you to build with confidence, knowing your trailer will conform to legal requirements.


A practical design, ADR compliant with all the necessary information and detail to get your Cage Trailer project underway.

The trailer plans conform to the Australian National Code of Practice – Building Small Trailers (VSB1). Trailers built to comply with this code of practice can be registered for on-road use in Australia.


Plan Contents

  • Several detailed and fully dimensioned part & assembly drawings (A4 size)
  • All dimension in metric units (mm), ISO weld symbols
  • Comprehensive work & assembly instructions
  • Electrical wiring diagram including round & flat plug wiring detail
  • Detailed (enlarged) views of tricky or important bits
  • Complete parts list of all manufactured & purchased components
  • Complete cut list of all steel sections
  • Welding details – where & how much of it
  • A design that conforms to legal requirements
  • Purchased item specifications
  • Safety guidelines during construction
  • Tools required
  • Pictures & handy hints
  • DXF files for parts that can be laser cut (Download a FREE DXF viewer here)
  • All files in PDF format


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