One of the most fun things to do in the winter season is to slide down the snow, this can only be done with the help of a DIY sled. In this article, I have put together a couple of tutorials that will teach you how to build a DIY sled for yourself.
As a bonus, I also include a few DIY sleds for people who love working out. Making most of the DIY sleds is easy to follow if you have the right tools, materials, and skill set.
1. DIY Homemade Snow Sled
Is there snow in your area? Well, then it’s time to build a snow sled and have some fun, here’s an amazing DIY Homemade snow sled that you can build from home, you will need a drill, some screws, 2x4s, rope, and durable material to slide on. The build process is very easy to follow, you should be done building one in no time.
2. DIY Butt Board Sled
The goal of this tutorial is to create a platform for sledding using old skills, and it actually worked. In this tutorial, the creator will take you through the process of how he was able to make this DIY Butt board sled. The steps are pretty much concise, you should be done making this in no time.
3. DIY Pulk Sled
Here’s a great guide that shows you how to build a pulk sled, for this build you will need a plastic sled, 12 inches of ¾” rubber hose, cut in half to two 6-inch pieces, Six grommets large enough for your paracord, and a lot of other materials. This pulk sled is very durable. You will be glad that you made one for yourself.
4. DIY Vintage Wooden Sled
Do you have some wood lying around your workshop? It is time to put that wood to good use, following the steps from this guide, you can build a wooden sled for yourself. You can also purchase 2-1 by 4 inch and 1- 1by 6 inch wood planks if you do not have spare lumber laying around.
5. DIY Steerable Sled
Now here’s one that would be a bit challenging for you to DIY, this is a DIY sled that can actually be steered in different directions making the experience more fun. The making process is pretty much basic, you will need a couple of materials and tools to get the job done.
6. $5 PVC Sled
Not looking at spending too much on a sled? Here’s an ideal sled that you can make, it is cost-saving, the creator only had to spend $5 to make this PVC sled. The making process is also easy to follow, you will be required to do some connections here and there. It should be seamlessly easy.
7. DIY Sled For Workout
I included this as a bonus for people who are looking for a sled that will help them keep fit. You will need a tire, some wood, and tools for the building process. You will also need some rope and a belt that will go round your waist. This sled will do a great job keeping you fit.
8. DIY Snow Air Sled
Here’s a more complicated build for those of you looking for a challenge. This snow sled is motor powered, you won’t need to slide down a hill to have fun. The building process requires a lot of tools and materials that will cost you money. If you are ready, then check out the process.
9. How To Build A Sled
I found another tutorial worthy of being on our list of best DIY sled projects, for this project, the creators built a sled from a pair of old skies and a wheelbarrow. This is a cool project that you can DIY if you have a pair of old skies in your home. The building process is quite easy to follow.
10. DIY Workout Sled
Here is yet another workout sled that will help give you that amazing body that you desire. It is super easy to make, with the tools and materials handy, you should be done building in no time. It is made of wood, nails, rope, and a few other things.
11. DIY Play Cardboard Sled
This is a play cardboard sled that can be made from the comfort of your home, you only need a few materials to make this. With this play cardboard sled, your kids can have fun from the living room or wherever. I totally buy this idea, it is a great way of keeping the kids indoors.
12. DIY Christmas Sled
This tutorial will show you how to build a Christmas sled, this one is made of wood, the wood building process is quite easy to follow, the decoration is also easy to follow, you will need to purchase a couple of things for the decoration.
13. Homemade Toboggan Sled
For those of you looking at building a durable sled for the very first time, I would highly recommend this video. In this DIY tutorial, the creator takes his time to explain the steps in making this toboggan sled. You might need some woodworking experience to be able to make this DIY sled.
14. DIY Tire Sled
One way to take your fitness game to the next level is by building a tire sled, if you are lucky enough, you can purchase one, but it’s way better and cheaper to build one by yourself. In this DIY tutorial, the creator will show you a cool method of building a tire sled and how to use it. It should last for about 5 years before needing a replacement, this, however, depends on how often you use it.
15. DIY Race Sled
Here’s another sled that you can build, unfortunately, you can’t ride this one by yourself but you can do a couple of these and challenge your friends to a race. The building process is quite easy to follow. You should be done making one of these in no time.
16. Steerable Plumbing Tube Sled
Using PVC pipes and plywood, the creator was able to make this amazing DIY sled, the best part is that it is steerable, making one of these shouldn’t cost you much. A steerable sled would be more fun to use trust me. What are you waiting for? Start building one immediately.
17. DIY Lightweight Sled
It is fast, simple, and very easy to build. It also won’t cost you much to make this DIY lightweight sled. For the materials, you will need 1x handful of galvanized felting nails, 1x random softwood off-cut -or something more creative- for the seat, 1x discarded estate agents sign and a couple of other materials. You will also be needing a couple of tools.
18. DIY Simple Christmas Sled
Here’s a simple sled that you can build for Christmas. For this project, the creator used a 7 ¼“ wide by 6ft long wood. You will also need a ripper top to rip the wood apart into sizes that would be used to build the sled. The making process requires the use of power tools, but you can use hand tools.
19. How To Make A Pulk Sled
With just $25 you can make a very durable pulk sled, this tutorial will show you all you need to know about the making process, the best part about making this is that you can be done making one of these in just 30 minutes. With this pulk sled, you can comfortably carry your gear.
20. How To Make A DIY Drag Sled
Here’s a drag sled made of concrete, tire, rope, and a couple of tools. With this DIY drag sled, you can keep yourself fit. It costs nothing to build, you won’t have to spend a lot of money in the building process. The creator only spent about $10 on this build, he was also able to complete the sled in 10 minutes.
21. DIY Christmas Sled Ornament
You can’t ride on this sled, neither will it keep you fit. This is just another great way of adding beauty to your home. The designs are top-notch and can be recreated using a couple of tools and materials that are easy to come by.
22. DIY Fastest Sled
Are you looking for something that will be pretty fast? Here’s one to make. You will need skies, some PVC and wood. The making process is not so hard to follow. Trust me, you will love this DIY sled.
I have done my part to research and list a couple of amazingly outstanding DIY sled projects that you can DIY. You now have to do your part by picking your preferred DIY sled and start the building process.
Before building one, you should check out the full tutorial to know if you have the tools, material, and skills required to build it. Thanks for stopping by.