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

3 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

7 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.

8 months 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

10 months ago
Steve irvan
Steve irvan
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5/5
11 months 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.

12 months 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

1 year 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.

1 year ago
Julius Blair
Julius Blair
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1 year 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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2 years ago
RANDY KILLMEYER
RANDY KILLMEYER
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4/5
2 years ago
kelly milgate
kelly milgate
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5/5
2 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

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

Great book

2 years ago
Jeffrey Nicholas
Jeffrey Nicholas
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5/5
2 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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3 years ago
Doug Mercier
Doug Mercier
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3 years ago
Doug Mercier
Doug Mercier
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3 years ago

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