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100 amazing Pinewood Derby car photos of 2011

Need pinewood derby car design ideas? readers have sent us photos of some amazing pinewood derby cars. Take a look at some of our favorites sent to us in 2011, and then send us a picture of your pinewood derby car.

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31 Comments on 100 amazing Pinewood Derby car photos of 2011

  1. i like the 1 that says tiger

  2. love the R2-D2 car this year I did a Alabama car


  4. Great job on the cars Parents!


  6. mr. greenbacks // September 27, 2012 at 4:33 pm // Reply

    grate, i like the R2-D2 one best

  7. I like them all

  8. I love the Star Wars related ones.

  9. cool

  10. any1 else goin to make a lego ninjago car this year

  11. I agree some of them look like they don’t go fast but are built for style>

  12. cool cars but I dont think they all our fast.

  13. I like the Iphone one.

  14. I think someone should make a U.S. tank with the same detells as the Germen tank.
    P.S. I couldn’t.

  15. people are creative

  16. carpenter confession // February 22, 2012 at 6:21 pm // Reply

    Yes, unfortunately we parents get too involved in the sport of pinewood. Maybe it is our own past failures as young scouts within this event that drives us to build exotics for our own children. My Pa never had a workshop, power tools, etc.. Besides, If the kids are going to win, the parents need to help …”ALOT”.
    I look at like this… The ultimate Championship reward is HEAVEN.. only God our father can get us there . …. I love seeing the kids win.

  17. The green truck with the mowhak was made and designed by my 8 year old son. His dad helped him cut it and he did the rest and won 2nd place and best in show. So yes some kids are capable of doing these cars themselves.

  18. Love the sandwhich


  20. A cub can learn by involvement in the building process, how to use tools, techniques, apply finishes, safety measures etc. I wouldn’t want my son to try using power tools or spraying paints without first knowing how to do it and wear a proper mask. A parents involvement also allows for the interaction to help build something together that he can be proud of and learn from. Isn’t that what the intent of the Derby is?

    • The intent of the Derby is involvement with your child teaching the child about all the safety involved the construction, rule & common application this knowledge in everyday life.

  21. I wish my car is on this site. I made cheese car with lots of holes and a toy mouse. It is so funny.

  22. dr. mitchell // January 29, 2012 at 12:41 pm // Reply

    These are some really good ideas, but they are WAY too complicated for the cubs to do. Other than that , they are AWSOME designs and extremely creative.

  23. Sonic the Hedgehog // January 28, 2012 at 11:53 am // Reply

    I love the idea, but we can’t find any pictures of him. We saw a few the other day, but now we cant find it.

  24. My 11 years old girl scout daughter made the subway sandwich car. She did 95% of the work. She learned by watching me making her brother car. Kids learn from their parent.

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