These are my plans for building my Teardrop trailer. Highly technical … I based them on numerous YouTube videos, endless research online and talking with other builders. The design will probably change as I get the exterior done and see what exactly I have in the interior to work with. Let me know if you… Continue reading Building plans
Second day of the build was a little challenging. A friend lent me some cordless power tools since I’m building in the parking garage and have no power. However, I’m used to using corded tools and being able to run them at full power without consequences. The cordless tools ate through both batteries in under… Continue reading Second build day
It’s daunting, tackling this build. It’s brought up a mountain of uncertainty and a whole avalanche of clowns in my head. And it’s only the first day of the build. I started with cutting down the long pieces of wood I got for free on Craigslist. It’s enough to frame out the entire trailer. Along… Continue reading Beginning to build …
SIX PIECES OF WOOD Six pieces of wood don’t seem very important. But to me, today, these six pieces of wood mark the beginning of my next adventure. Back at the end of June, I was frustrated. I had been staying with friends, waiting to move into my fourth apartment in a year. That fell… Continue reading Six Pieces of Wood
In preparation for building the actual Teardrop trailer, I decided to build a 1/5th scale model of it. I also wanted to experiment with PMF (Poor Man’s Fiberglass) to see how strong it really is. This video is following me as I created the template for the scale model build.
I made a wish in 2014 to travel and suddenly found myself heading to Beijing, China early in 2015. Two short trips there to teach comic book creation to young students eventually led to me staying there for a year from Sept. 2015 until July 2016. During that year, I got to travel all over… Continue reading Welcome to the Chaos!