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Old 01-22-2013, 05:15 PM   #21
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I've got plans for a cubby and a benroy. This looks interesting.
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Old 01-22-2013, 08:01 PM   #22
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It'll be a couple weeks before I get much more done. I'm waiting for more windows from eBay. For now here's where I'm at.

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Old 01-22-2013, 08:05 PM   #23
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Old 01-23-2013, 06:54 AM   #24
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Absolutely jaw dropping cool. I can't wait to see the finished product. Looks great so far.
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Old 01-26-2013, 04:42 AM   #25
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I would love to do something like this, but the aluminium sheet material for covering it is terrible looking (IMO). Maybe some sort of "haircell" or other textured plastics would work.
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Old 02-03-2013, 04:07 PM   #27
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Old 02-03-2013, 04:13 PM   #29
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Old 02-03-2013, 04:21 PM   #30
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Very nice indeed!
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Old 02-05-2013, 05:34 PM   #31
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Looks awesome.
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Old 02-06-2013, 05:08 PM   #33
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What do you intend on using for jacks to lift the camper?
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Old 02-06-2013, 06:18 PM   #34
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Looks pretty cool, I'm jelly
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Old 02-06-2013, 06:50 PM   #35
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Section for the cabover deck. Insulated before applying the top layer of 1/4" plywood.


For jacks, probably these
http://www.adventurerv.net/rieco-sta...et-p-4853.html
or these.
http://www.rvplus.com/c.r.-brophy-ma...pair-cj31.html
I've used both in the past, less chance of dumping the camper with first although I never had that happen with the Brophy jacks, just got to be more careful.
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Old 02-07-2013, 05:38 PM   #36
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Are you using just 1/4" plywood on this? I would love to build one of these, considering they are selling for $14k new now. Nice work OP
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One more piece in place. I get to try my hand at bending plywood this weekend. Weight so far 215 lbs.
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Are you using just 1/4" plywood on this? I would love to build one of these, considering they are selling for $14k new now. Nice work OP
Floor is 1/2", lower box and wings (benches) 3/8", front, rear and sides 1/4". The ceiling will be 3/16"
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Here's another Tacoma camper project being started.
http://www.expeditionportal.com/foru...per-for-Tacoma
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Friday....assembled front ceiling panel. 2x2 rafters and 1x3 cleat for attaching to the front deck.

Clamped the 1x3 onto the front deck and added deck screws from underneath then started cranking down the panel with a ratcheting tie-down.

Then started adding clamps. I'll need to make curved frame pieces to secure the bent panel to the sides and support whatever roof panels added later.* Until I screw the top frame down this "wood spring" isn't secure. Glue won't keep this on.


Used a cam-buckle tie-down to pull the sides into alignment.
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