The Spider Pinewood Derby Car
Design Plan

The Spider Car




The Spider Car is a sleek aerodynamic design that is a favorite because it is easy to build and it has won many races. The Spider has very little wood because it is thin and the sides are cut in. As a result, you can place more weight to the rear of the car.

Our easy step-by-step instructions include the only derby car plans on the market with fully illustrated 3D AutoCAD images.

We show each cut, along with weight placement, car building do's and don't tips plus speed tips and a painting guide.

Each car design plan comes with cut-out templates so you can't make a mistake.

We even show your car in 6 different colors,
plus give you a 360 degree animation of the final car so you can view it from all angles!

Download The Spider direct to your computer instantly!.


Our 3D pinewood derby car designs are the best on the market, guaranteed!

Car design plans include:

  • Cut-out printable car design template patterns
  • Building hints and shortcuts
  • Safety tips
  • Building tips, including do's and don'ts
  • Weight placement to maximize speed
  • Six painting schemes
  • cut-out decorative patterns
  • 360 animations so you can see your car from all angles
  • Tools list
  • Embedded links for everything you need to build this car and make it fast.


  • Below are some sample pages from one of our car design plans:







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        Tips & Hints

        Tungsten Putty is ideal for getting your car up to the maximum 5 oz limit. Drill a hole in the bottom of your car and insert Pinewood Pro Putty as the last step to bring your car to 5.0 oz. If the official scale weighs you in at 5.1 oz, simply remove a small amount of putty to bring it back to 5.0 oz.








        Pinewood Derby
        painting Tip

        Put a coat of wood primer on your car before painting it because pine wood is porous and will absorb the first coat of paint. Lightly sand the primer after it dries, then apply a final coat (or two) for a clean, finished look.



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