Teardrop camper

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Project by woodchipsahoy posted 11-01-2013 04:56 PM 5379 views 25 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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#1 posted 11-01-2013 05:00 PM

Cool – very nice so far

-- David in Damascus, MD

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#2 posted 11-01-2013 05:16 PM

Nice start. Can you put this in a blog. I built a 6’x10’ tear drop a couple of years ago. I have really enjoyed it.
There are probably more people on this site theat would be interested and a blog would probably get to them.
I think you will really enjoy it when you are finished.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#3 posted 11-01-2013 05:20 PM

What do you think about the plans you are using? Can you provide some info on the plans?
Thanks in advance.

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#4 posted 11-01-2013 05:46 PM

Looks very cool so far,a blog about your build would be good.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#5 posted 11-01-2013 05:50 PM

I am new to the sight as of today, I am still learning how to navigate.

This is my first attemp at a teardrop camper, I have no plans, learning as I go. I have been a woodworker for, well a long time I guess. since I was 7 years old. My friend inspired me about 4 weeks ago on the teardrop concept. I took about a week to think aboutit and started to look online and build one. There is no set plans, I see a cocept online or in a magazine and go off to my shop, draw it off of memory and put it on wood. So far far everything has worked out great. knock on wood.

Joe, Sacramento, Ca

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#6 posted 11-01-2013 06:49 PM

This is awesome. I would love to be able to follow what you are doing. I’m drawing up plans for one right now. I want to build it over this winter. I bought a cheap set of plans on line to use as a starting point. I have links to several sites on line that have good pictures and info. Yours is off to a great start. Did you purchase the trailer? Can’t wait to see more pictures :)

-- Marty, Ohio

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#7 posted 11-01-2013 07:42 PM

First of all, welcome to Lumberjocks Joe. We are glad to have you on board. You have a great start to a really cool looking camper. Be sure to take a lot of progress pictures and as you get more familiar with the site you might entertain doing a blog of your build.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#8 posted 11-01-2013 07:45 PM


This is already an amazing follwing on my post. Thanks to all of you.

I have pictures from the very start of my project. I will post more. Most of the pics I thought at the time would be for me to referance back to for another Teardrop build. If you guys are interested, I will post pics from the begining of my vision.

My trailer frame was a tent trailer frame that I cut amd modifide to my needs. Truthfuly, I would have probably been better off to build from scratch. But, trying to use free resources.

Joe Sacramento, Ca

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#9 posted 11-01-2013 08:42 PM

Man that’s going to be a LOT of fun when it’s done. Envious.

-- If You Haven't Got the Time to Do It Right, When Will You Find the Time to Do It Over?

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#10 posted 11-01-2013 10:15 PM

Well underway.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#11 posted 11-01-2013 11:13 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!
Glad I found your post. I have been looking at these teardrop trailers in a Google search a while ago. They seem to draw my attention for many reasons. Now I have another one to follow! Looks great so far! I agree with all that say a blog would be good! I think we would all love as many pictures as possible. This is very interesting!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#12 posted 11-02-2013 12:21 AM

Awesome. Looking forward to seeing it completed.

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#13 posted 11-02-2013 12:50 AM

Also super interested. My wife and I have always loved these and have been talking about building one recently.


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#14 posted 11-02-2013 02:59 AM

working on my airstream now but i have a old boat trailer with title. now you have got me thinking somthing just for me? maybe!

-- Mcgyver

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#15 posted 11-02-2013 03:00 AM

Welcome to LJ’s…. I look forward to seeing the teardrop ready for camping

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