Wheelbarrows are compound machines consisting of 3 simple machines: a lever, wheel and axle, and an inclined plane. How do you make a simple wheelbarrow? Steps Cut the Handles and Legs. Measure and mark an 8-inch section on a 2 x 2 baluster. … Cut the Wheel Axel. Measure andRead More →

In second class levers the load is between the effort (force) and the fulcrum. A common example is a wheelbarrow where the effort moves a large distance to lift a heavy load, with the axle and wheel as the fulcrum. What type of lever is a wheelbarrow and why? ARead More →