April 19, 2020

Almost every trailer we have built out has been setup for boondocking ie. off-grid use. When a client comes to us with the desire to use their trailer without being plugged into water, sewer, or electric, the first thing we ask them is for a list of appliances they want to run while boondocking. Certain appliances have a larger draw on your trailer's batteries - and these need to be kept in mind when building your electrical system. 

Here are the basics...

May 8, 2019

We shared photos of Agnes the other day, and received a great deal of questions about the concrete countertops we put in this1983 31' vintage Airstream. We had never done concrete counters before, but our client requested them and we love a challenge!

A key thing we should note right away - we use house materials in our trailers quite often, and we always remind our clients that these materials are unconventional to put in a travel trailer, but we make modif...

October 16, 2016

When we purchased our airstream, we didn't really know what to look for, what to value when evaluating our new project. So we towed this old beaut home with n

October 6, 2016

As you can imagine, with as small of a space as we have in our 26' airstream, every inch counts. So when we designed the dinette, we had to keep storage in min

August 24, 2016

The first thing we are going to admit, is that we are not experts in every field of this process, and for something as important as kitchen cabinets, we wanted perfection, so we hired a carpenter. We considered purchased cabinets from Ikea, installing and modifying them as needed, but with the cost and time spent on modifications to the curved walls and small space, we opted for higher-quality customization. 

We purchased 3/4" maple plywood from a local buil...

August 8, 2016

We've received a lot of questions lately as to how/what we painted the interior skins of the airstream with. It's a great question, and we spent a lot of time visiting paint stores and doing our own research online. Here's the scoop - for starters, the interior skins ie. walls of most airstreams is going to be aluminum. During the restoration process, it is possible to replace these aluminum panels with other materials, or rebuild them with new aluminum (bl...

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