Shop Talk: Choose the Right Band Saw for Pinewood Derby Cars

Do you want to get a band-saw, a scroll saw, or something else to cut out your pinewood derby car.  This article from Pinewood Derby Times Volume 12, Issue 2 discusses the pros and cons, and then focuses on band-saw features. So before you buy, check out this article. Subscribe to this Free Pinewood Derby […]

Pinewood Derby Car Showcase – August 9, 2017

Here are some classic pinewood derby cars from our subscribers.  Please do send us a photo and description of your favorite pinewood derby car.  We publish bi-weekly during the pinewood derby season. Cars from Pinewood Derby Times Volume 12, Issue 1 Subscribe to this Free Pinewood Derby E-newsletter (C)2017, Maximum Velocity, Inc. All rights reserved. […]

Pinewood Derby Car Showcase – August 3, 2017

Pinewood Derby cars are like snowflakes – no two are alike.  Below are some unique cars that will certainly catch your eye.  Let us help you build a pinewood derby car that reaches Maximum Velocity. Read about these cars in Pinewood Derby Times Volume 11, Issue 14 Subscribe to this Free Pinewood Derby E-newsletter (C)2017, […]

Pinewood Derby Car Showcase – July 27, 2017

Extended the wheelbase of a pinewood derby car can give you more speed and stability.  This technique also extends the creative possibilities. Just make sure to check the pinewood derby rules for your race before extending your wheelbase. These extended wheelbase cars are from Pinewood Derby Times Volume 11, Issue 14. Subscribe to this Free […]

Sorry, We Will Not Be in the Pinewood Derby Race Because …

Do you have difficulty getting decent participation in your organization’s pinewood derby race? Do you sell a lot of kits, but many of these kits never get made into a pinewood derby car? To increase participation, race organizers need to eliminate common excuses, such as: We Have No Woodworking Skills, Or We Have No Woodworking […]

Pinewood Derby Car Showcase – July 13, 2017

From coupes to Harry Potter, to semi-trucks, the modeling possibilities for pinewood derby cars is endless.  Let your creative juices flow and build a fun and whimsical car. Pictured cars are from Pinewood Derby Times Volume 11, Issue 14 Subscribe to this Free Pinewood Derby E-newsletter (C)2017, Maximum Velocity, Inc. All rights reserved. Maximum Velocity […]

Pinewood Derby Car Showcase – July 6, 2017

Featured here is a brightly colored pinewood derby car with a few close relatives.  Don’t be afraid to let your car stand out from the crowd.  You can learn more about these cars and more at Pinewood Derby Times Volume 11, Issue 13. Subscribe to this Free Pinewood Derby E-newsletter (C)2017, Maximum Velocity, Inc. All […]

Pinewood Derby Car Showcase – June 29, 2017

Today’s pinewood derby cars have military theme. I’m guessing the tank fires dowel rod pieces?  Learn more about these creations in Pinewood Derby Times Volume 11, Issue 12. Subscribe to this Free Pinewood Derby E-newsletter (C)2017, Maximum Velocity, Inc. All rights reserved. Maximum Velocity Pinewood Derby Car Plans and Supplies

Pinewood Derby Car Showcase – June 15, 2017

Pinewood derby racing is not just for guys.  Girl Scouts, Awana Clubs and many other organizations with gals hold pinewood derby races;  and they do make beautiful cars.  To find out more about these featured cars, make sure to read Pinewood Derby Times Volume 11, Issue 11. Blue Flower – James White Subscribe to this […]