The Buck (Rivet) Stops Here

When we first brought our big shiny trailer home, she still had a lot of her original systems that no longer worked and needed replacement – primarily the old water heater and furnace that each seemingly weighed a ton. Our new water heater and furnace will be contained in a single, space-saving unit: the innovative […]

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We’re Absolutely Floored

With the prep work finally done after what seemed like ages, it was time for a new subfloor! We bought our plywood from a local lumberyard – 1/2″ 5-ply exterior-grade sheathing, cured and stored indoors, flat and dry. We opted against marine grade and instead are treating it with a borate-based pretreatment from Nisus Corporation […]

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Ding Dong the Rust is Gone!

It was a fluke warm spell at 70 degrees in Tennessee today, so we finally got to paint our trailer’s frame with automotive chassis rust inhibitor after weeks of waiting for a nice enough day. It looks so much better, and should never rust again! The metal now feels like our Le Creuset enameled cookware instead […]

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Making Headroom and Headway

Work has been slow on the Airstream renovation. Mostly because we’ve been rather inundated by work. It seems that when you do a good job for people, they start recommending you to friends. The next thing you know, you’re booked solid. Not a bad thing, mind you, but it makes it hard to get any personal […]

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