Free Woodworking Plans for a Candy Cart [GUIDE]

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You always wanted a candy cart for your business (or pleasure) but didn’t want to spend a fortune on it. Well, you can now make your own candy cart for cheap without the expense of hiring a carpenter or pro woodworker to build it. All you need is woodworking tools, a power drill, and some simple instructions on how to build a candy cart. You can find great free DIY woodworking plans for your candy cart all over the internet. Today we will explore this in more detail….

Just a quick note before we begin: I have a paid package of woodworking plans that I rely on to streamline my projects and eliminate the need to scour the internet. If you’d like, you can take a look at them by clicking HERE. They have been a tremendous time-saver for me, and I believe they can greatly benefit your woodworking endeavors as well.

As stated above, the best way to find free woodworking plans is to look for them on the Internet. There are many sites on the Internet that have free plans. However, you need to be careful in case you find a site that is not safe to use. To make sure you have a good site you can trust, review carefully any sites you find that have free woodworking plans.

For example, during my research I found a web page that exclaimed it had ‘free woodworking plans for a candy cart’ but every time I went on the site I was immediately re-directed to a page that told me I was a winner for being the 9 millionth Google searcher or something! Totally scammy! If you see anything like this, leave the site and do not trust it anymore 🙂

Anyway, I did the research so you don’t have to! Here’s what I found:

Free Candy Cart Plan by Total Update

This site has the best free candy cart plans I could find, although the site doesn’t have an SSL certificate, so I am worried how much longer it will last.

Click HERE to view their plans.

Candy Carts on Youtube

The best place for free candy cart ideas would be Youtube. The problem here is that most of them don’t offer any actual candy cart plan so you would have to follow along from what they say in the video. As it is so hard to find candy cart plans for free online, this would be your best bet.

What Would I Recommend?

As you can see from my research, it’s pretty hard to find a free candy cart plan online. If you are serious about woodworking, I would highly recommend you try out a set of plans that has 16000 of the most common woodworking plans you would need in one place. Check out Ted’s Woodworking Plans for yourself HERE.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Candy Cart?

A candy cart is a wheeled wood display cart that holds candy-related merchandise and is usually used by takeout delivery service providers such as cupcake shops, ice cream parlors, and ice cream truck vendors.

Candy carts are a fun way to handle the needs of your customers and ensure that they always have access to the sweets (and other products) they love. What’s also great about candy carts is that they’re a low-cost solution for many businesses. Unlike traditional candy display options, candy carts can be easily modified, re-purposed, and moved around to meet the needs of your customers.

Candy carts are a popular wedding reception feature too, to help keep candy, snacks, and drinks at the ready for guests. They give the bride and groom a hand in making sure that all guests get something to eat and drink when they need it. For the same reason, you often see these candy carts at outdoor events as well!

Most candy carts are made from solid wood lumber (such as solid pine) or manufactured wood such as plywood. The different parts are then assembled using a combination of wood screws and wood glue, maybe with a bit of resin thrown in for good luck 🙂 My favourite way to finish a candy cart is by using paint to create a faux oak finish. Classy, ey!! 🙂 Put some casters on the bottom and some decent storage shelf or tray fittings, and you have yourself a mobile candy cart!!