Category Archives: Pinewood Derby Weight

Pinewood Derby Scale Caddy – Help measure pinewood derby Car

Pinewood Derby Scale Caddy - measure weight

Our Scale Caddy makes weighing the cars easier, by keeping cars from rolling off the scale. Supports standard, extended and shortened wheelbase cars. The height of the caddy ensure wheels are never touching the scale.

Center Gravity Mass Balance Stand

Center of Gravity Mass balance stand

Center Gravity Mass Balance Stand Say good-bye to single use tools with Derby Dust’s Center Gravity Mass Balance Stand.  As always Derby Dust tries to make the best of a tool to make it do more than one thing.  We first came up with a jig to allow you to install wheels without damaging the […]

Pinewood Derby Weight Hole Drill Guide

pinewood derby drill guide

Derby Weight Drill Guide for Pinewood Cars Using Derby Dust’s Derby Weight Drill Guide, you can drill virtually all weight hole designs.  First version will be designed for BSA distances.  If enough people request a variation, we will design one for extended wheelbase  Holes will be centered and space properly for nearly all basic designs.  […]

Pinewood Derby Car Design. Which is faster? Canopy or Weight Pocket?

Which is faster? Canopy or Weight Pocket? All pinewood derby cars are not made equal.  I recently had a customer ask which was faster? Canopy? Or Weight Pocket? A pinewood derby car made with a tungsten canopy or a wedge style car with weight pockets underneath? I really had to take a look at this […]

Fast Pinewood Derby Racing Car with Tungsten Canopy

Pinewood Derby Complete Car Kits --- "Canopy #3"

Fast Pinewood Derby Racing Car with Tungsten Canopy When designing a Fast Pinewood Derby Racing Car there are a few things to consider when designing a body style.  Overall shape is as important a factor as the concepts below.  The most common mistake made in PWD is choosing the wrong body design.  If you are […]

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