This Amish builder designs and builds quality working wagons to last a lifetime!
Using the drop down boxes, you can just order the gear, custom build your own box wagon or add the options up to a complete covered chuck wagon. At Cottage Craft Works we bring you old-fashioned quality and value on custom made items.
The running gear is built using selected Ash lumber and reinforced with steel. Standard gear size is 70” hub to hub and built to hold a 38” box. Running gear does not include the wheels or tongue, choose from several different options. The gear is designed with metal roller bearing axles. Authentic wooden hub axles are also an option.
He is very selective in choosing his materials. Wagon wheels are built using roller bearing hubs, authentic wooden hubs are an option.
The wagon tongue option for the above is also built using Ash lumber and reinforced with steel.
For brakes, you may choose either authentic (Rub) brakes or hydraulic brakes.
Wheel options include 2” flat steel, 2” rubber wheels, 2-1/2” steel wheels, or 2-1/2” rubber wheels. Wheels are priced as a complete set.
The wagon Box standard size is 38” x 10’-6” built with Poplar lumber. Select larger size if needed.
You may also just purchase the hardware kit to build the box wagon.
Amish made metal box wagon hardware kit is the same hardware used on the box wagon in the picture. It is only for the box wagon not including the seat hardware. The seat hardware is also available by Clicking Here
Kit contains the reinforced metal brace brackets used on the side of the wagon, the metal brackets used on the foot rest on the front of the wagon, and four cross rods including the two used on the front of the wagon and two for the back of the wagon.
The rods include threaded ends with metal end plates. Select 38” or 42” box size for the correct rods.
The kit also includes the side irons used to bolt the box down on the front and back. The side irons are the metal bars running down the front and back corner of the wagon box and bolt through the cross board that runs under the front and back edge of the wagon box.
Due to the various wood thicknesses used in the building of the wagon box the bolts and nuts are not included in the hardware kit. No bolts or hardware is included to fasten the box to the running gear. There’s also no plans to build the wagon box included either.
If you would like to just purchase the wagon box hardware kit, Click Here
The chuck Box built is built with popular lumber, the lid is covered in aluminum, the chuck box can also be configured to your specifications.
The bows set provide options for either 2” or 2-1/2” which includes the box cleats.
The canvas measures 11-1/2’ x 12’ with loops. Optional driver canopy option is also available.
This Amish craftsman generally works on a 45-day manufacturing time frame.
Be sure to check out all our outdoor cooking gear. We have fire pits, grills, cast iron pots, Tri-Pods, and our outdoor cookbook Click here.
Additional pictures of a working chuck wagon are for reference and are not of the actual wagon.
All prices are F.O.B. Northern Indiana and will need to be arranged for pickup when completed.