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14’6” ‘Clydesdale’ Chassis with oak axles

Kits & Complete Assemblies From £5,099 + VAT

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To order or discuss this item call: 01262 470 475

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About The 'Clydesdale' Shepherd Hut Chassis:

Inspired by traditional ‘working’ Shepherd Huts, the Clydesdale is possibly the strongest steerable chassis available. With its unique turning ring mechanism, combined with beautifully crafted, heavy duty metal work, the Clydesdale really is a work of art.

The design of the 900mm wide turntable ensures all steering stresses and loads are transferred through metal work, not timber joints meaning the chassis is very, very strong and stable.

Taking over twelve months to design and build the initial chassis, customers will note from the pictures below that the Clydesdale incorporates traditional features and has the option of being supplied as a complete unit, fully assembled, painted/treated and finished, or in part form. When supplied in complete form all timber is planed, sanded and treated for an exceptional finish (see pictures). We only use stainless steel when metal fixings are in contact with oak as oak contains acids that corrode untreated iron or steel.

Other key features include:

  • Chassis made from selected redwood with oak axles. Steel box section and stub axles are let into the underside for maximum strength.
  • Double ‘V’ Strainer Bar which attaches directly to a bush at the bottom of the centre pin and to two positions on a strenghthening crossmember just forward of the back axle.
  • 2no 24” and 2no 32” diameter cast iron wheels.
  • Fully detachable front draw bar designed with curved strengthener and forged towing ring with hand wound reinforcing clip.

Cost Prices – Fully assembled and finished:

14’6” long x 7’2” wide (frame size) £6,979.00+ Vat

16’0” long x 7’6” wide (frame size) £7,479.00+ Vat

Please note that the 16’0” versions incorporates two additional side rails for extra strength. All rails on this version are made from larger section than the 14’6”.

Other bespoke sizes available – please ask for details.

Cost Prices – Kit Form, unassembled, untreated and unfinished. Please note that the kits consist of  many parts together (where applicable) with assembly guides. We can supply metal parts without timber if you wish to supply your own, however, customers are advised to contact us to discuss this possibility prior to ordering as there are many options available.

14’6” long x 7’2” wide (frame size) £5099.00+ Vat

16’0” long x 7’2” wide (frame size) £5599.00+ Vat   


To order or discuss this item call: 01262 470 475

or email us  email