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Old 01-17-2017, 09:33 PM   #57
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Been busy...


Floor bolted down

First tow!

Wheel skirts and tubs shaping up



Quick Cad I did of my interior concept.
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Old 01-18-2017, 10:37 AM   #58
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Looking good! You are keeping it simple? No bathroom, cooking, etc? Where are your windows? It could get pretty warm , esp. In summer.
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Old 01-18-2017, 10:26 PM   #59
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You need a television show...I would much rather watch you build this than a father son building choppers.

You have $4K in yours...I paid that in taxes on mine...and yours is way cooler.

I work with wood and know the skill set this must take. Very sweet indeed.

Thanks for sharing. Nice to know there are still true craftsmen in our midst.
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Old 01-18-2017, 10:30 PM   #60
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Agreed, let's hear it for the Makers out there.
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Old 02-05-2017, 09:41 PM   #61
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Great work!
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Old 02-07-2017, 06:51 PM   #62
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Wow! Very nice work!
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Very nice. Now I have aluminum sheets I want to build one. One question how did you make the door and jam?
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Old 05-09-2017, 12:42 PM   #64
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Very nice. Now I have aluminum sheets I want to build one. One question how did you make the door and jam?

Thanks...

The door opening was by far the hardest to form... The bottom 4 feet where it is straight is fairly simple brake work.

The top 2' is where it gets tricky...I broke and edge on a piece of sheetmetal and stretched the outside to form the curve.. I used a planishing hammer with a special lower die and a flat upper. I dont have a picture but I did two of these pieces and welded them together. Then welded them to the prevoiusly mentioned 'brake work' sections.

Theres actually two door rubbers, ones not pictured below, but it somehow doesnt leak...



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Well I little over my head but my son does fabrication so he knew just what you were doing . He is the one that will help me. The 6063 aluminum is it a angled , like L tubing and what size? can't really tell from pictures. I think that's my project this year.
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Well I little over my head but my son does fabrication so he knew just what you were doing . He is the one that will help me. The 6063 aluminum is it a angled , like L tubing and what size? can't really tell from pictures. I think that's my project this year.
There is 1.5" Angle welded to 1" Channel. It forms an L channel once its welded.





Been busy the past week.. Got the top half sealed and insulated and my girlfriend made an awning. Started on the interior end caps last night.

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Your are doing a fantastic job. And the girlfriend awning is very pretty.
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