The roof of our camper was built in a few easy step. Since were are using the “inside out” method of construction, we actually put the inside ceiling in before we added the framing. After we assembled the walls, one of the last things that we did was to cut a small strip of wood out of the top of the side walls. This would provide a ledge of sort for the ceiling to sit on once the walls were stood up.
The walls of your teardrop camper can also (big suprise) be built a number of different ways. We chose to go the more difficult, more time consuming, but lighter and more flexible route. As a result, we were able to run the wires inside the wall, completely hidden from view. Also, we were able to insulate the walls and make … Read More
It was seem as though the options for building a floor for your teardrop camper would be relatively straight forward, but you actually have quite a few options here. The name of the game when building your camper is weight and space. It’s a balance, and if you want space, you almost always have to sacrifice weight. Materials used add … Read More
The basis of all teardrop (as well as other styles), is obviously the trailer. So, being that this is the foundation of the teardrop, or tiny camper, this is VERY important. BUT! Just because it is important, doesn’t mean it must be difficult or overly complicated. There are many options here, and there are a few things that you want … Read More
If you read my first post on my teardrop camper build, then this is a follow up to that. If not, then checkout How to Build a teardrop camper #1. In that post I gave a very brief explanation of what a teardrop camper is and how I came up with a plan. In this post I will explore the … Read More
So, we, me, I, you, or whomever, has decided to build a teardrop camper. What do you do next? Where do you start on your Teardrop build? Well, the begining of course. If you want to build your own teardrop camper, you must first have a plan (or at least a resemblance of one). For our family camper, it is a bit … Read More