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Progress is slow but steady, Vardo Remodel Part 7

The weekend was cold, I was tired (read lazy), and other things had to be attended to so this update is just baby steps in the big scheme. Although mine is a purely pragmatic build, I wanted an homage to … Continue reading

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Fitting the exterior, Vardo Remodel Part 6

What follows is a somewhat terse step-by-step of the past couple weeks. I had about a week of stolen moments before the winter holidays to dive in and make as much progress as possible, knowing that winter could bring just … Continue reading

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Revamping the Details

Chief of sanding, varnish, and stain department while we remodel and rejuvenate the vardo.  This was tedious and difficult job that needed to be done.  During this phase, we took the opportunity to fill holes, plug countersunk screws and rethink … Continue reading

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Tying it all together, Vardo Remodel Part 5

All earthly structures begin with a foundation of some sort, even living wagons. In our case, the trailer frame is the earth, the ledge and subfloor serve as the foundation upon which, all is built.  I proposed to attach the … Continue reading

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Romani in Switzerland ca. 1890?

As usual with internet information, captions and data are suspect at best.  However, this is a great image of Romani on the road so let’s just go with it.  At first glance, it looks almost like a scene from the … Continue reading

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