How to Build a T-Bucket + History, Tips, Tricks, Inspiration, Events, and Fun!

We’ve been serving the T-Bucket hobby since 2009 with the best “how to” plans, stories on historic T-Buckets, news, photos and fun facts on all aspects of the T-Bucket world. And if that’s not enough, our new Hooked on T-Bucket Hot Rods Podcast.

We’re true T-Bucket enthusiasts and have written over 300 fun, informative blog posts filled with inspirational T-Bucket photos. We continue to add new material all the time.

Below are our 3 most recent blog posts, but you’ll enjoy discovering your personal favorites in our Blog Archive.


The Steve Scott Uncertain T – Resurrected!

The Steve Scott Uncertain T – Resurrected!

I was hugely influenced by the Steve Scott Uncertain T when it exploded on the hot rod show car world back in 1965. So in 2010 I wrote a post…

Uncertain T Popular Hot Rodding June 1967

Uncertain T Exposed!

I’ve been fascinated by and a fan of Steve Scott’s radical Uncertain T since I first saw it on the cover of the November, 1965 issue of Car Craft magazine.…

Y-Block Ford T-Bucket Ted Kramer Snoopy

Y-Block Ford T-Bucket: Ted Kramer’s Snoopy Inspires Me

View Post Originally published almost 10 years ago, I’m happy to update this post with new info and pictures. Not only am I a T-Bucket lover, but also a Y-Block…

Terry Brown T-Bucket

Terry Brown T-Bucket Sets the Fad-T Standard

When I first saw the Terry Brown T-Bucket on the cover of Street Rodder magazine in 1975 I was mesmerized! The opposed coil front suspension, the bug eye headlights, the…


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karen a.
karen a.
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5/5

Pictured are hard to see but useful

8 months ago
Donald Green
Donald Green
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5/5

It’s an educational read,I’m on the third reading trying to grasp everything as the pictures did not turn out very well well. I’m finishing a project now and I think I’m going to try and build a “T” bucket next.thanks Don

12 months ago
Tom H.
Tom H.
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5/5

Did a quick look through and there looks to be a lot of good information. Can't wait till I start to build.

1 year ago
David Eubanks
David Eubanks
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4/5

It gives me insight on the chassis and mounting of stuff. I think I can now take it from here. The bucket has been a dream but now I can see some of the details. I have ordered several books on it along with several books on Flathead engines. Thanks. Dave

1 year ago
Steve irvan
Steve irvan
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5/5
1 year ago
Robert s.
Robert s.
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5/5

Using this book to setup a tbucket with a decent amount of power. It's nowhere near complete, but with how complete and full this guide is, I've been able to push through with little to no issues at all.

1 year ago
Anonymous
Anonymous
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5/5
1 year ago
Thomas Shippers
Thomas Shippers
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5/5

I bought this download 8 years ago and I built a 1927 c cab from it

2 years ago
Nathan C.
Nathan C.
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5/5

Loving the book! Still slowly collecting parts. I messed up when originally ordering online. Your customer service went so far above and beyond to help me get everything straightened out. It was very much appreciated.

2 years ago
Julius Blair
Julius Blair
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5/5
2 years ago
Clive Pickles
Clive Pickles
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5/5

Great fun. great read. Took me back to the 50s when I was a teen.

2 years ago
Christity N.
Christity N.
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5/5

Great book. Got me off to a great start.

2 years ago
Donald Ellis
Donald Ellis
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4/5
2 years ago
Mitch Utsey
Mitch Utsey
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5/5

Fast response, exactly what was described.

2 years ago
Ryan C.
Ryan C.
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5/5

Very quick and easy, and being electronic, I will be able to access these files anywhere. Very thorough and gives a lot of great tips. I recommend getting the full package than just 1 or 2, it is well worth it even just for having it on hand.

2 years ago
Matthew Heal
Matthew Heal
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2 years ago
Aaron E.
Aaron E.
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5/5

Been wanting to pull the trigger on these for a while now. THANKS!!!

2 years ago
Mike Johnstone
Mike Johnstone
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5/5

Within days of the purchase I had a frame created and the info is awesome. I am well on my way into the project. The books are a great blueprint to building a great T Bucket project.

2 years ago
Perry Burney
Perry Burney
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4/5
2 years ago
terry j davis
terry j davis
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5/5

Great buy

2 years ago
DUANE FOLDEN
DUANE FOLDEN
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4/5
2 years ago
RANDY KILLMEYER
RANDY KILLMEYER
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4/5
3 years ago
kelly milgate
kelly milgate
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5/5
3 years ago
William
William
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5/5

No issues with download and printing. Some stuff in there that's us well before my time and I wouldn't be able to learn about without your books

3 years ago
James W Brown
James W Brown
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5/5
3 years ago
Tom R.
Tom R.
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4/5
3 years ago
louie j.
louie j.
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5/5

Great book

3 years ago
Jeffrey Nicholas
Jeffrey Nicholas
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5/5
3 years ago
Steve Taylor
Steve Taylor
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5/5

Great book!

3 years ago
Stewart Prior
Stewart Prior
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5/5

Have me a while pile of ideas that I can adapt to my project

3 years ago
Andrew Vander Helm
Andrew Vander Helm
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3/5
3 years ago
michael b.
michael b.
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5/5
3 years ago
Craig V.
Craig V.
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3/5

Lots of good info but lacking some of the details I would have liked to see. Good start, but only a start.

3 years ago
Joe G.
Joe G.
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5/5

Easy to read and excellent visuals

3 years ago
Christer Karlsson
Christer Karlsson
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5/5
3 years ago
Tom
Tom
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5/5

I like it. Provides a lot of answers to how to do many things that arise during the build, especially when it is your first and there is lots to do.

3 years ago
Hugo Rendon
Hugo Rendon
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3/5
3 years ago
Gerry House
Gerry House
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4/5
3 years ago
Craig Handkamer
Craig Handkamer
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5/5

Items were ready for immediate download upon payment.

3 years ago
Anonymous
Anonymous
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5/5

Educational and a look into past hot rods

3 years ago
Anonymous
Anonymous
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5/5

Great info and plans

3 years ago
George R.
George R.
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5/5

Lots of nostalgia.

3 years ago
George R.
George R.
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5/5

Easy to understand info/guide.

3 years ago
Tray Lynn
Tray Lynn
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5/5

Great service and an outstanding book!

3 years ago
Doug Mercier
Doug Mercier
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4 years ago
Doug Mercier
Doug Mercier
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4 years ago
Doug Mercier
Doug Mercier
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4 years ago

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