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Here’s a recent commission for a gal in Massachusetts. It’s a custom built camper.
The body is Cherry, Hickory, and Sapelle Mahagony.
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Galley open
The interior is Cherry and Cherry Ply. The Galley is A mix of Cherry and Hickory.
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The trailer weighs #740, sleeps two.

I have journals of other projects at my website http://www.campingclassics.com

-- Blessings, Steve. Upstate NY. http://www.campingclassics.com





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booyeah

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#1 posted 2485 days ago

Love it! Just saw a program on the Travel Channel on these little things. Very nice detail, not overstated at all. What was the inspiration for the flare from the door back to the top of the wheelhouse?

-- James, SE Michigan, novice sawdust creator

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Jon3

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#2 posted 2485 days ago

Beautiful!

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Douglas Bordner

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#3 posted 2485 days ago

That is so nice.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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SteveFrederick

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#4 posted 2485 days ago

“What was the inspiration for the flare from the door back to the top of the wheelhouse?”

Peg, my client, works in stained glass. She sent me a sketch, I took it from there, in wood.

-- Blessings, Steve. Upstate NY. http://www.campingclassics.com

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booyeah

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#5 posted 2485 days ago

Very well executed.

-- James, SE Michigan, novice sawdust creator

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mot

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#6 posted 2485 days ago

That’s awesome!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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John Gray

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#7 posted 2485 days ago

Spectacular!!!!!!!!!!

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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jpw1995

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#8 posted 2485 days ago

So how long did it take you to build this beautiful camper?

-- JP, Shelbyville, KY

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CharlieM1958

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#9 posted 2485 days ago

What a delight! Great project!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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SteveFrederick

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#10 posted 2485 days ago

“So how long did it take you to build this beautiful camper?”
I took about 200 hours, part-time.

-- Blessings, Steve. Upstate NY. http://www.campingclassics.com

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Thos. Angle

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#11 posted 2485 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks, Steve. I think these little boogers are neat. I’m not sure I could sleep in one though. Seems a little tight. Great job.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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Blake

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#12 posted 2485 days ago

That is so cool! I love it. That is my kind of camping!

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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RobS

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#13 posted 2485 days ago

Very cool indeed! Great job!

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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David

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dennis mitchell

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#15 posted 2485 days ago

That is just to cool. I lived in a Spartan “1953” and just love those old wooden trailers. Now I really love the new wooden trailers! Thanks for sharing.

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