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Teardrop: Redoing the Fender Mounts

March 22, 2019 by
Teardrop: Redoing the Fender Mounts

After some issues on the road, I needed to redo the fenders on my teardrop. I started by buying two new fenders. My original design and the fenders screwed into the steel frame of the trailer underneath using steel brackets. … Continue reading

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Teardrop: A Short Shakedown Trip

January 16, 2019 by
Teardrop: A Short Shakedown Trip

It’s been a quiet few months photography wise. After my trip to Bosque in early December, not much has happened, at least with a camera in front of my eye. Between the shutdown and our busy live, we canceled our … Continue reading

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Teardrop: Front Upper Cabinets

November 2, 2017 by
Teardrop: Front Upper Cabinets

The front of the teardrop is curved. About mid way up this curve I wanted to add cabinets. The top of the lower storage area will act as a counter. This is similar to how a kitchen works with lower … Continue reading

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Teardrop: Walls and Bulkheads

October 23, 2017 by
Teardrop: Walls and Bulkheads

It’s been another long interval, but I’ve started to make some real progress. I can see the camper’s shape starting to come together. Since the last update, I’ve glued the inner skin on the walls. I’ve also cut the door … Continue reading

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Teardrop: Fabricating the Walls

December 12, 2016 by
Teardrop: Fabricating the Walls

Progress has been slow. I finished the trailer floor and got the torsion axle welded on. My next task was to build the walls. This offered some problems I wasn’t sure how to solve. Combined with a busy work life … Continue reading

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Teardrop: Trailer Floor

December 31, 2015 by
Teardrop: Trailer Floor

My teardrop trailer is in it’s early stages. I’ve already mostly built the trailer frame from 2″ square and some 1″x2″ tubing welded. I didn’t take any photos of that part, but it’s a pretty standard trailer frame, only built … Continue reading

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