An Airstream Wedding…

18 Apr

Well, it has been a long while since I have updated this blog. You may have already guessed the reason, but it was because of a girl. Hopefully you recall why I undertook this project: to move closer to my girlfriend and then to marry her. At the time everyone thought I was a little [...]

Tour de Cruiser

8 Jul

I have given in to all the  pressure of releasing up-to-date pictures of the interior. (Mainly from KC Crimmins) I am not an expert photographer and it was my first time with a friends really nice camera, but you will get the gist. I realize how spoiled I was with Chris’ wide angle lens we were [...]

In goes the furniture…

27 Jun

  I have always had a specific layout for the Cruiser in mind. I knew I wanted a queen bed, a desk, and a dinette up front. The only hard part was getting it all in there. Actuall,y using basic 1×2′s and a Kregg-screw system, I was surprised how easy it was to make custom [...]

It’s hotter than…

16 Jun

When working on something like an Airstream, you realize how much effort goes into either heating something up or cooling something down. Refrigerators, freezers, ovens, air conditioners, fireplaces, water heaters….we are pretty finicky creatures! On this post I want to talk about the most important, and arguably least important of the lot: the fireplace, and water [...]

1, 2, 3, Floor!

13 Jun

  Once the paint was done we moved quickly to install the flooring. We were looking for a few things; something attractive, affordable, durable, and would give strength to the nearly 60 year old sub-floor. While we replaced the rotten sections of the sub-floor; extra strength in an old trailer is always a plus. Chris recommended UV coated plywood. [...]