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Teardrop: Bureaucracy Day

July 21, 2018 by
Teardrop: Bureaucracy Day

The day has come… It is time to get a VIN, a Title and Licenses Plates! That means today is Bureaucracy day! Or, if you like, you can call it Stand In Line day, or Which of These 10 Forms … Continue reading

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Teardrop: Exterior Sub-skin

July 12, 2018 by
Teardrop: Exterior Sub-skin

The long term plan is to skin the teardrop in aluminum. That aluminum will sit on top of a base of plywood. This last couple of weeks have been about getting the skin on. Side Walls It is finally time … Continue reading

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Teardrop: Galley Counter and Upper Cabinets

March 26, 2018 by
Teardrop: Galley Counter and Upper Cabinets

Over the last few days I’ve begun work on the galley area in earnest. The counter top itself was installed as a part of the rear bulk head and internal cabinets. It is a 1/2″ piece of plywood. This plywood … Continue reading

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Teardrop: His and Hers Closets

November 22, 2017 by
Teardrop: His and Hers Closets

With the front interior complete, it is time to turn to the rear area over our feet. This area is basically wasted volume. Instead, large open cabinets will give us a place to store our clothes and other bulky items. … 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: 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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