Tag Archives: bowtop

Adding Windows

Finally, I’m getting around to adding side windows to the Vardo.  I’ve wavered for a long time as to whether this was what I wanted.  In the end, the ventilation and view won out.  Many decisions needed to be made.  … Continue reading

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Bear the Tinker

Here’s a man making his way in the modern world but likes being stuck in the late 18th century.  Farrier, blacksmith, storyteller, and musician living in his bowtop. Above is a short interview with the man himself from a few … Continue reading

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Wayside Stopover

A couple modern bowtops by the wayside in Britain.  Great colors.

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Chariot Birman

  What a great wagon.  I wish my creativity could approach this level of beauty.

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If You Can’t Get Enough Vardos

Here’s a nice open lot from Ireland. Beautiful…all of it.

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More from Deek

Derek Diedricksen at Relaxshacks.com is always good for some inspirational offbeat home ideas.  Here’s a shot of the interior of a sheep wagon with a promise of more to come. Click the photo for the original post.

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Wyoming Sheepherders

Today, it’s sheep camps from Wyoming from the Wyoming Tales and Trails webpage.  Great photos and some good information. There’s a lot of other information about western history here too.  Have a look around. http://www.wyomingtalesandtrails.com/

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Home on the Range!

Another good sheep camp image.  I’d like to see more inside. The original link is here: http://www.talkingtree.org/2011/03/31/welcome-to-the-sheepherders-home/

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Bowtop

A nice bowtop wagon from Traveller Dave’s website.  There are many “real” living wagons and rolling homes there in case you are in need of inspiration. I like the window but the builder in me sees it as a sure … Continue reading

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Bowtop Build

I think I’ve linked some of Les Wattam’s work here before.  I love the little bay window in this one.  Here’s more of his work to be inspired by: http://community.webshots.com/user/leswattam

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