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Project by jessyeigh posted 02-06-2018 03:52 PM 2034 views 9 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a little teardrop I built two summers ago. Built on a 5×8 four wheeler flatbed. The wood stove does double duty in my portable shop. This was a fun build but took 168 hours. The mahogany butterfly skylight was almost 40 of it.





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#1 posted 02-06-2018 03:59 PM

What a beautiful job you did on this! WOW!

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#2 posted 02-06-2018 04:08 PM

Very well done

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#3 posted 02-06-2018 04:23 PM

Nice job !! Almost to pretty to use !!! Enjoy and Welcome to LJ’s.

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#4 posted 02-06-2018 04:24 PM

That’s very nice Jessy. Imagine your boat building experiences really helped.
Where abouts in WY are you located?

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#5 posted 02-06-2018 04:31 PM

Great work. The skylight was well worth it.

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#6 posted 02-06-2018 04:54 PM

Very nice.

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#7 posted 02-06-2018 05:10 PM

Very nice trailer. I built one a few years ago but not nearly as nice as yours.

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#8 posted 02-06-2018 05:17 PM

WOW!!!

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#9 posted 02-06-2018 05:35 PM

man that is a work of art,just gorgeous.looks like it would be very cozy on a cold night with the stove lit.sure beats a flimsy tent on hard ground.very nice work.

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#10 posted 02-06-2018 06:23 PM

That is a great looking tear drop camper. The stove really makes it look like a vintage camper.

There is a Corp of engineers camping area near here that has a retro, small camper weekend that is a big hit. Plenty of nice tear drop campers like this one as well as vintage campers. It’s always fun to go through and look at the different versions and see the creativity.

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#11 posted 02-06-2018 06:58 PM

Thanks for the comments. Gene I live in Sheridan which is North central Wyoming. Right at the foot of the Bighorn Mountains.

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#12 posted 02-06-2018 07:49 PM

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#13 posted 02-06-2018 08:13 PM

Pretty nice and comfy to. I would think you would have to have a small fire or you would roast yourself out.

For me I would love to have a few acres in WY or MT with a small stream to go fishing at. I was real spoiled while stationed in Mt for 8 years and all that time I never got my elk but helped 12 others get theirs during Bow season.

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#14 posted 02-06-2018 08:44 PM

Arlin, the elk hunting is good in the Bighorns. They have fed my kids many winters. Where were you stationed?

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#15 posted 02-06-2018 09:28 PM

Outstanding…..

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