How to Make a Dirt Bike Stand Out of Wood

In this guide, we will give you step by step process on how to make a dirt bike stand out of wood. A dirt bike is a precious investment, and you want to make sure that it’s always safe. But what do you do when there’s no place for your dirt bike to stand? This is where our DIY project comes in! Follow the steps below to learn how easy it can be to make a wooden dirt bike stand.

How to Make a Dirt Bike Stand Out of Wood

Materials Needed

  • A piece of wood
  • Paint/stain
  • Chop saw or jigsaw
  • Paint, tools, and a small brush
  • Screws or nails

Steps To Follow – How to Make a Dirt Bike Stand Out of Wood

Step One: Cut out the wood design

You will want to measure and mark your desired size for the box you are going to be using before cutting with a chop saw or jigsaw. Just make sure that it is larger than your dirt bike!

Tip: if you’re not sure what kind of design to cut out, feel free to think of a favorite animal or childhood cartoon.

Step Two: Measure your stand.

From the back of the bike to where you want it put, that is how long your front part will be and from there, measure out a little more for the curve at the bottom. Measure away from each other on different sides so as not to make two flat surfaces meeting in one area.

Step Three: Paint or Stain your wooden boards

Apply the desired color for your project with some paint or stain, then let it dry. This will protect the wood from any unwanted liquids that are poured on top during use. You can also apply multiple layers if you want more coverage. 

Step Four: Apply the paint/stain and assemble your dirt bike stand.

After you have applied the desired color for your project with some paint or stain, it’s time to put everything together! Make sure that all four corners are properly secured before moving on. You will also want to use screws instead of nails as they hold better than regular old ones!

Step Five: Hang your dirt bike stand

If you would like to hang the box from a tree, make sure that there is enough room and then drill holes in each corner of one end. This will allow for screws or nails to be driven into them without making them too heavy for the branch!

Step Six: Add a top layer 

Finally, if you would like to add some extra protection or just make the dirt bike stand look more rustic, consider adding an additional layer of paint! You may also want to use multiple layers so that it will have maximum coverage.

Some Tips For Making a Dirt Bike Stand

  • Use a sturdy tree branch or another type of support beam to hang from.
  • Drill screws into each corner for added stability, taking care not to make them too heavy for the limb they are on!
  • Consider adding an additional layer of paint so that it will have maximum coverage and protection.
  • That’s all there is to it! With a little bit of time, materials, and creativity, you can have the perfect dirt bike stand for your needs.

Precautions Need to Take

  • Be careful when cutting the branch.
  • You don’t want to accidentally cut the branch too short or too long.
  • You should use a saw with fine teeth that will allow you to make more precise cuts.
  • It is important for dirt bike stand construction to have no gaps between the boards, so be sure not to leave any small pieces of wood leftover at the end!
  • You may want to drill screws into each corner for added stability, but not too heavy so that it will break if a rider accidentally bumps into them!

Frequently Asked Question

How do you make a dirt bike stand?

Making a dirt bike stand is quite easy. You will need two pieces of wood and one piece of rope to do the project. First, you’ll want to measure out your borders for the box that will hold up your motorcycle, as seen in our image above. Next, cut those measurements with a saw or whatever kind of cutting tool you will be using.

You will now want to mark your holes, which should be a little bigger than the size of what you plan on putting into them in order to make sure that they are able to fit nicely. Now start drilling and put one piece of rope through each hole as seen above so that when you tie it together, it will create four corners.

What Are the Usual Dimensions of a Dirt Bike Stand?

The usual dimensions for a dirt bike stand are about two feet by three and a half feet. The height of the box should be no more than five inches tall so that it can comfortably hold your motorcycle upright without any issues.


Now you are ready to ride off on your new dirt bike stand and show everyone how great of an idea this was! It’s easy to do, inexpensive, and can be done in just an hour or two!
So we hope, the steps of this article on how to make a dirt bike stand out of wood have helped you to make it easier while making a decision on what type of dirt bike stand is right for you. If there is anything else we can do, please feel free to let us know below!

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Darren Matlock

Darren Matlock

Hi, I'm Darren. I love dirt bikes and everything about the off-road lifestyle. I'm passionate about motorbikes, cars, racing sports and going on adventures. If you're like me and enjoy extreme sports, you've come to the right place! I like to write articles about dirt bikes to help beginners get started. Whether you're interested in buying a dirt bike, ATV, motorcycle or want to ride for hobby, I hope my articles will inspire you to learn more about how this machine can be used to ride.

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