Most Cub Scouts find it easiest to sketch their Pinewood Derby car designs before they start cutting into the block of wood. It’s much easier to erase a pencil drawing than it is to fix the wrong cut.
Click on the image below to download a Pinewood Derby car template PDF to help you get started with your design.
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Sandpaper and paint can turn a block of wood into a sleek pinewood derby racer that looks as smooth as steel.
Minecraft-themed pinewood derby cars are super popular this year. Check out these awesome photos.
In pinewood derbies across the country, Cub Scouts are racing Pikachu, Turtwig and Charizard cars inspired by the Pokémon universe.
When the race is over, enter the winner's circle by building this display for your pinewood derby car.