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April 10, 2017

Toilet Flange

The amazing Peter Flanders of Ocean Breeze RV returned later this week to help with t...

April 2, 2017

Stove Hood

The original stove hood was rusted, chipping paint and the screen on the sliding vent wa...

March 27, 2017

Shelving

Kitchen built-ins stained and installed. 

Electrical Cont.'d

Equipment purchased includes el...

March 20, 2017

Flooring

LVT flooring inlay cut and assembled in preparation for future install. I was surprised to...

March 5, 2017

Dinette Table

This week was spent refurbishing the dining table. Instead of rebuilding it entirely...

February 27, 2017

Bathroom Door

Using the existing bathroom door, I removed the old paneling and added additional fra...

February 19, 2017

Plans diverted due to a pretty cold New England winter (pretty cold meaning a propane heater could...

November 28, 2016

Impending work deadline + busy holiday = essentially no work done this week. Happy (belated) Thank...

November 22, 2016

Shower & Black Water Tank Piping

This week was all about rebuilding the piping for the shower drain...

November 14, 2016

Refrigerator Cabinet

Housing for the refrigerator framed in. I cut the hole for the vent and laid o...

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1965 SHASTA SUPER 18

An experimental restoration for a timeless classic.    
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Mobiltec

Based in CA and having worked on vintage trailers since the 70's, Mobiltec posts video tutorials that guide reconstruction from start to finish. Straight forward, concise and a good place to begin before starting your first trailer.

Vintage Trailer Talk

A frequently updated forum where members range from beginners to people who've been restoring trailers for decades. Anyone flipping a camper should be heading here for tips & info.

'Jennies Garage'

Jacob Dale has graced the internet with his super helpful video tutorials following the entire renovation of a 1973 Shasta 1400 travel trailer. It guides his process step by step (with necessary humor) and has saved my sanity.

Vintage Trailer Supply

Located right in lovely Montpelier, Vermont, VTS specializes in products that compliment the vintage camper aesthetic  while providing modern convenience. They were my go-to for things such as exterior trim, access panels, vents and  some electrical/light fixtures.

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Ocean Breeze RV Center

Peter Flanders of Ocean Breeze RV installed my entirely new electrical and propane systems. There aren't enough good words - Peter is someone who takes the time and really goes beyond to help you out, and was always willing to share his knowledge of trailers (new and old). When I first came in they even walked me through an older trailer they were working on with the same layout as mine. Genuinely good people with invaluable knowledge - highly recommended!

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