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Pick out an easy design. Start by sketching blueprints for your fast sled.

Have an upturned bow and 3 inch to 4 inch sidewalls. It should be about 48 by 14 in. and it should have parallel runners or ridges on the bottom. Small raised ridges markedly improve speed.

What you will need:

Corrugated cardboard

A good design and good blueprints

Scissors

Knife

Duct tape

Hard cardboard for runners

I hope you win your race!

-- Kitt

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