Sunday, September 14, 2014

Camping wagon - A few features of the build


4.10.2014



Initial ground preparation for the wagon



recycled windows

Shelving

 2 of the 6 wagon wheels

Recycled French doors at front



Double bed with good mattress
3/4 Bunk bed for 2 small children

Some items provided

reclaimed windows at rear side of wagon


Smoke from woodburner - 


Leather Rover seats for interior


Balcony entrance with reclaimed shutters




Campfire area


Harvest table at campfire



13.9.2014
The "Louis" woodburner from "Windy Smithy"
Chosen to heat an 18' Shepherd's wagon.
Woodburner
Worth the £600 for the proper flues and fittings, to heat you on a winter's evening.




Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Camping wagon construction

A unique camping experience in the making -
A cross between a Shepherd's Hut/Showman's/Woodmans wagon/Prairie Schooner, etc.
Based on a set of industrial recycled wheels.
From this:-

to this:-

12.9.13
Fitting back windows




11.9.2014
6 second video testing wood stove



3.9.2014
Towing onto top meadows, ready to complete...... within a few weeks

Towing into position

21.7.14
Beautiful shutters, courtesy of our friend 


 Panelling the interior


14.7.2014
Floor sanding
Floor sealing




8.7.2014
Rubber bond fleeceback glued on top
courtesy



7.7.2014
Ceiling, insulation, roof, roofing rubber









4.7.2014
roof detail with insulation








2.7.2014
23.6.2014
Balcony railings


13.6.2014

Oak cladding


10.6.2014
Insulation


Vapour barriers going on

Oak cladding

9.6.2014



Oak framing






Artistic license on proposed glamping option:-

Yes, that's our old canoe as a roof


 Oak floor boards on. 6.6.2014








Start of build 20.5.2014
Daily updates
Assorted old trailers to clean up






 Framing







Greased 5th wheel




Some of you regulars may recognise what is being pulled out of the bushes




Massive set of wheels to recycle






























Strengthening


Floor Insulation