Thought I’d do an official write-up of the first couple of days. I got up the morning of July 15, barely awake as I had been up very late to finish packing and got up very early to put the things I missed in storage, as well as get an oil change and pick up… Continue reading Travelogue #1
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
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.