July 10, 2016

The welding is complete and the steel sheeting on the underbelly of the trailer is now one continu...

July 4, 2016

It's been a busy week but slight progress was made: a pseudo walking surface! All of the rusted ca...

June 26, 2016

The metal work is on its way to completion and most of the rusted carriage bolts have been removed...

June 19, 2016

This week entailed bathroom demo, removal of the remaining floor and taking down the headliner. Ho...

June 12, 2016

When I bought this camper I knew it needed extensive work. I wanted the project. What I didn't kno...

June 5, 2016

Let me start by saying how fearful/thrilled I am. Tiny homes and small space living is something I...

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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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Designer and aspiring architect. Lover of the delapidated and new interpretations. Based in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.


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