DIY: Factory Cart Coffee Table

Reminiscent of antique factory carts, this easy to build coffee table will bring industrial charm to your living space. This coffee table sits lower than traditional coffee tables. Materials Needed: (2) 1″ x 2″ x 8′ Boards, (4) 1″ x 6″ x 8′ Boards, Caster Wheels, 2″ Screws, 1-1/4″ Screws, Wood Glue, Wood Filler, Sandpaper, Primer, […]

Top Plate Sizes

Hi Everyone, Today I am going to elaborate on top plates and some common sizes of top plates used in the industry. I am going to try and keep my advice short and simple by sticking with 3 series of casters which cover a broad range of common applications in the industry. Beginning with basics, […]

DIY: Beverage Cart

Materials Needed: IKEA Laptop Table, Caster Wheels, 1/4″ Acrylic Plastic Sheet, Drill, 1/2″ and 3/16″ Drill Bits, Screws, Paint, Glass Cutter.   This do-it-yourself beverage cart makes it easy for you to entertain your guests by displaying your drink-making essentials on an easily accessible yet stylish cart. I’m sure most of you have heard of IKEA […]

Caster Guy Jargon

Caster Parts Definitions & Nomenclature: Axel Nut The nut on the side of the leg that holds the thrust washers, spanner bushings, and bolt or lube axles together. Caster/Castor A pivoting roller attached to the bottom of furniture or trucks or portable machines to make them movable. Cotter Pin A small metal pin used to […]