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Pinewood Derby Canopy Car #7

Our light weight Pinewood Derby Canopy Car #7 with Tungsten Dome is constantly being innovated and improved by the expert techs at Derby Dust®. Most of all we like to bring a few new body styles into the market every year. Pinewood Derby Canopy Car #7 is designed to mimic the style of the extended wheelbase #4 Canopy Car. We are so excited about the body design, we are showing the design before production. Here is our new design Pinewood Derby Canopy Car #7 with tungsten canopy setup. The body design, weight placement, center of gravity, alignment and aerodynamics are all

By |May 10th, 2020|Categories: Pinewood Derby Body|0 Comments

Derby Dust 3D Print Lab

Derby Dust 3D Print Lab Derby Dust 3D Print manufacturing is represents the absolute cutting edge in technology. With boundless potential applications this thrilling technological innovation has a bright future and is certainly here to stay.  It's no longer a thing for the super technical.  It's no longer the "hackers" hobby niche. The machines that are on the market today are not the same machines that came out 5 years ago.  3D FDM (or fused deposition modeling) software is more powerful, easier to use,  faster, profoundly more efficient than it has ever been.  Complex designs can be printed with a

By |February 23rd, 2020|Categories: 3D Print Lab, New Products|0 Comments

Pinewood Axle Install Remover

Pinewood Axle Install Remover Pinewood Axle Install Remover where have you been for the past 50 years? Who knew that hammering axles was bad?  First I simply thought of the car body.  How hammering splits the wood and I can really never get the axles to go in straight.  Then I started realizing I was also BENDING the axles if I didn't hammer them just right.  I thought to myself there is just has to be a way to push them in. I came up with a few designs of an axle pusher which was simply a rod with concave

By |February 12th, 2020|Categories: New Products, Pinewood Derby Axles, Pinewood Derby Wheels|0 Comments

Center 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 wheels you just put on.  I printed it and as soon as it came off the bed I was like I'm going to add a COG Mass Balance stand to it. Pinewood Derby Wheel Install Jig Age old problem solved with one tool.  Install your

Pinewood Axle Drill Jig

Pinewood Axle Drill Jig Pinewood Axle Drill Jig the best Axle Drill guide we offer.  Use the key for BSA slots for perfect axle alignment.  Omit the key if you are using a block without slots.  Slightly over sized because we know there are rarely any blocks perfectly 1.75″ in width.  Make sure to register the same side against the Guide when not using key for drilling.   Use pin vise for years of use.  Can be used with drill with ease. 3 degree rear camber 0 degree Drill High Wheel #44 Drill bit included The BSA Slot Problem… Pinewood Axle

By |February 3rd, 2020|Categories: New Products, Pinewood Derby Axle Install|0 Comments


Pinewood BSA Slot Drill Guide Pinewood BSA Slot Drill Guide is the solution to a 80 year old problem!  How does a builder place axles in the slots without breaking wood?  So I make about 25 cars bodies a day and a lot of people ask me to pre-drill slots.  It was a hit an miss thing to accurately drill into the slots.  Even with the fancy $150 drill guides, I can never be 100% certain I was dead on center of the slot.   Just never could visualize the correct alignment. And why does it matter?  Well simply because if

By |February 3rd, 2020|Categories: New Products, Pinewood Derby Axle Install|0 Comments

Mini Pinewood Wheel Shaver

Mini Pinewood Wheel Shaver Mini Pinewood Wheel Shaver - make your wheels perfectly round and concentric with the axle bore. This stops any wasted energy from wheels that are out of round due to the molding process. Out of round wheels ride as though the track itself is bumpy, robbing your car of speed. Even a wheel perfectly round on the outside can have an off-center bore. The Wheel Shaver corrects for that. It also corrects any unevenness along the inside edge of the wheel where it contacts the center rail. Does your pack's rule state that no wheels can

By |January 14th, 2020|Categories: New Products|0 Comments

DIY How to Cone Pinewood Derby Hubs

Coned Pinewood Derby Wheel DIY Want to Coned Pinewood Derby Wheel DIY?  Thinking outside the box, Derby Dust techs came up with a way to allow EVERYONE to cone the hubs of their pinewood derby wheels in minutes with little effort other than time. One tool does it all. Cone the front of your hub for reduced friction. Flip your wheel around and true the inner hub with the same tool. Best of both worlds in one pinewood derby tool. We took a proven working concept of the Derby Worx Pro Hub Shaver, modified it and then simply use it

By |January 5th, 2020|Categories: New Products, Pinewood Derby Car Speed Fast Tips, Pinewood Derby Wheels|0 Comments

Pinewood Headlights & Tail Lights

Pro LED Headlights & Tail Lights Pro Lights LED Head/Tail Lights for Pinewood Derby cars are easy to install. Fully assembled LED light kit that features 2 white headlights and 2 red tail lights (LED’s appear clear until turned on). This kit installs easily and only requires a drill and 1 1/8″ paddle or forstner bit. It comes with an adhesive vinyl protective cover to insure everything stays safely in place during the rigors of racing. Total weight of the kit is only 0.3oz. so proper weighting of your derby racer can still be achieved for maximum performance along with

By |December 23rd, 2019|Categories: New Products|0 Comments

Pinewood Under Glow Lights

Pro Lights LED Under Glow Kit is easy to install. A fully assembled LED light kit features 2 LED light strips of 5 blue and white lights. Additionally, there's 3 separate display modes to satisfy even the most discerning model car enthusiast: Fast blink, slow blink and solid. We designed the Pro Lights LED Under Glow Kit to install easily. Assemblage simply requires a drill, 1 1/8″ paddle drill or forstner bit, 3/16″ & ¼” standard drill bits and some super glue. It's that easy. One, two, three and Bob's your uncle. The total weight of this light kit is

By |December 23rd, 2019|Categories: New Products|0 Comments

Pinewood Derby League Car – Model A

Pinewood Derby League Car Kit- Model A Entry Level After many requests, we now offer a few proven designs of league racing cars.  These cars are designed after all the adult pinewood derby racing leagues.  Tech's at Derby Dust have packaged lightweight wafer cars with aerodynamic fins to reduce drag.  This entry level league car is a great start at getting that needed advantage on a competitive track. What's in the Pinewood Derby League Car Kit This entry level league kit comes with all the needed things to make a quick and easy car. Installation is a breeze because we

By |December 15th, 2019|Categories: New Products|0 Comments

Pinewood Derby Weight Hole 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.  Using our unique system, you can drill perfectly aligned holes as long as your bit will allow.  Use tungsten cylinders, lead, or steel weights to complete your car design. My son came up with this the Derby Weight Drill Guide design, drew it in CAD,