Tag Archives: Gypsy Truck

Eight Foot Terrapin

Not terribly far from the Paleotool secret lair there toils a designer and builder of unique, hand-built, small campers.  Inspired by the lack of uniqueness and beauty in mass-produced campers, Peter Pavlowich put his Wood Construction and Design degree to … Continue reading

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Wooden Truck Topper

A couple recent inquiries prompt this quick post about a wooden truck topper.  The question that came up a few weeks ago was “why would you make a topper instead of just buying one?”  Well, I’m not wealthy and making … Continue reading

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Jed and Hilary’s Power Wagon Vardo

As unveiled at Winter Count 2014 near Maricopa, Arizona. This classic kite shaped beauty is built into the bed of an old Dodge Power Wagon.  Like all projects of this nature, she’s a work in progress but is already and … Continue reading

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Road Check

For those who know the Snail, you might notice something different.  I’m making a little post about the new look but I just loved the sunset picture from today after work.  I have a very short window of light at … Continue reading

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Rolling home from 1929

From the Flying Tortoise:

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Chevy Home on Wheels

  Everything old is new again..

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Crazy Cool Camper Build?

I couldn’t help but post this… Found on TheRoadToGlamperland Facebook site.  Built on a Morris Minor of all platforms.  As they say, “why not?”

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Craftsmanship

Not much info on this one.  Here’s the link: http://www.cheaprvlivingforum.com/post?id=6490162 This guy does amazing work.  I could live here.

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Maid of Dreams

Truly a road gypsy dreamhouse. I won’t even try to describe this big beauty.  See the write up from the Bedford Rally here on the Flying Tortoise.

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Pick-up Campers

Homemade style from the Flying Tortoise weblog. Having made a couple custom toppers of various qualities, I am drawn to these fine constructions on humble pickup trucks.  Click any image to access the article.

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