Moving a Shed Using Trailer Jockey Wheels

by Dave
(Lancashire)

Trailer Jockey Wheel

Trailer Jockey Wheel

I moved my 12x8' heavy wooden shed some 10 yards using 4 jockey wheels with 6" tyres that cost GBP55.00 (USD83.00 including shipping on eBay).


I attached the jockey wheels in each corner using strong right angle plates. Together with friends we lifted all 4 corners of the shed at the same time turn by turn and simply wheeled the shed over a lawn and driveway to the new base.

It was so easy, one of my friends also used the jockey wheels and plates to move his workshop and re-sold the full kit on eBay for the same as it cost, so it only cost the eBay selling charges.

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Aug 25, 2017
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Great Idea Dave
by: John

I really like this idea, using fairly easily available pieces of kit to do a task like this and at a very low cost.

This method would be good for moving a shed across a relatively hard surface so that the jockey wheels didn't dig in to the ground. If the ground was a little soft you could lay down some planks along the course of the route.

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