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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        Pinewood Derby
        Tips & Hints

        Make your car slim. If your car is too chunky, there will be lots of weight in the wood, leaving less weight for your weights. You want lots of weight so you can move the center of gravity to the optimal point to maximize inertia.








        Pinewood Derby
        lubes Tip

        Nyoil stays on your axles throughout the race, unlike powdered graphite that blows off every time your car goes down the track. This gives Nyoil coated axles a speed advantage if your car keeps racing.



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