Teardrops and Tiny Trailers

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Gibbs Smith #ad - In addition, classic cottages, storybook Style, Red Tile Style, he has authored twenty-five books on architecture, including Inside the Bungalow, and Cottages. Keister also writes and illustrates magazine articles and contributes photographs and essays to dozens of magazines, posters, calendars, books, newspapers, and greeting cards worldwide.

He lives in Chico, California. His books on classic recreational vehicles include Ready to Roll, Silver Palaces, and Mobile Mansions. The demand for vintage trailers-the smaller the better-has risen dramatically in recent years, with the most in-demand trailers being "teardrops, " first manufactured in the 1930s and containing just indoor sleeping space and an outdoor exterior kitchen.

Photographer/writer Douglas Keister has authored thirty-six critically acclaimed books. Two hundred color photographs showcase these trailers' sleek exteriors, and, retro-styled interiors, in many cases, the restored classic cars that tow them. Also profiled in the book are "canned ham" trailers, whose shape resembles the profile of a can of ham; small-size examples of America's most beloved vintage trailer, the Airstream; miniscule gypsy caravans in Europe; and fiberglass trailers made in Canada.

Teardrops and Tiny Trailers #ad - Teardrops and tiny trailers includes a resource section chock-full of places to locate vintage trailers, clubs to join, and rallies to attend. Buckle up as douglas keister takes you for a decidedly retro ride in the world of diminutive travel trailers in Teardrops and Tiny Trailers. Used book in Good Condition.

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The Handmade Teardrop Trailer: Design & Build a Classic Tiny Camper from Scratch

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Spring House Press #ad - Hand-drawn illustrations provide measurements and construction details that are easy to adapt for variations in size and configuration. Plus, interviews with teardrop trailer builders of all shape and size from around North America help you make the right decisions and avoid the wrong ones before you build.

It will prepare you to design and build your own pull-behind tiny trailer or at least consult with someone who can. More than 150 step-by-step photographs illuminate every detail in the design and build process and inspire you to get started on your own build. The american road trip is a tradition celebrated by families, friends, and individuals for as long as there have been roads to travel.

Matt berger's book the handmade teardrop Trailer: Design and Build a Tiny Camper from Scratch hands you the keys to craft your own great roadtrip adventure. And you don't need too much space, just a garage or shared workspace, with basic tools and materials available at your nearest hardware store, or specialty online retailer.

The Handmade Teardrop Trailer: Design & Build a Classic Tiny Camper from Scratch #ad - Because we all have our own road-trip fantasies when it comes to comfort, sketching, and purpose, style, The Handmade Teardrop Trailer will train you up like a pro on the basics of teardrop trailer design, backed up by deep research, and hands-on experimentation. The handmade teardrop Trailer guides readers step-by-step through the journey, from sketchbook to first road trip.

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Vintage Camper Trailers

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Gibbs Smith #ad - He lives in Elverta, California. Vintage camper trailers are a unique symbol of midcentury America that resonates with many people. Paul lacitinola enjoys everything about vintage camper trailers, including rescuing, restoring, and rallying. Gibbs Smith. It includes hundreds of photographs of everything from fancy and comfortable trailers designed for glamping glamorous camping, to trailers handed down through families across generations, and even entrepreneurs who have transformed their trailers into vending booths.

This book introduces many of those people, along with the trailers they’ve lovingly maintained or restored. In 2011, he began publishing the first U. S. Based magazine for collectors, vintage Camper Trailers, and admirers of American-made camper trailers, restorers, which now has thousands of subscribers in more than a dozen different countries.

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Camper Rehab: A Guide to Buying, Repairing, and Upgrading Your Travel Trailer

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Cool Springs Press #ad - Let's face it: they are cool. Old campers have an appeal that reaches back in time and can send your imagination soaring. Who hasn't seen one parked on a boulevard with a "for sale" sign and pictured it bouncing along behind the family car,  they are not quite cars, ready for adventure and fun?  Unfortunately, campers are not quite homes, and they have their own unique systems and demands that make fixing and upgrading a challenge.

Consider camper rehab your Rosetta Stone for the language of Shasta, Dutchmen, or Airstream. Even if you have plenty of DIY experience, a camper speaks a foreign language. This book is a top-to-bottom guide to getting a fifth-wheel, teardrop, or other camper trailer ready for the road and beyond. From basic troubleshooting to electrical and plumbing projects, and a wealth of step-by-step, this book uses detailed illustrations, color photography, replacing interior surfaces,  and clever sometimes "retro" decorating ideas, how-to information to get help you get your travel trailer into shape for your next big--or little--adventure.

Camper Rehab: A Guide to Buying, Repairing, and Upgrading Your Travel Trailer #ad - Camper rehab is your top to bottom guide to getting any camper trailer ready to hit the road in a style to match your dreams. And in case you haven't pulled the trigger on that trailer you're eying on Craigslist just yet, Camper Rehab also walks you through the process of evaluating a potential purchase, identifying which issues are fixable and which are dealbreakers, as well as how to spot hidden problems.

Written by accomplished diy author chris peterson,  whose light and approachable tone is coupled with the hardworking DIY information you need,  Camper Rehab is a must-have for any camper owner or dreamer. Gibbs Smith.

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Glamping with MaryJane: Glamour + Camping

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Gibbs Smith #ad - Like the infamous calamity jane, she should go ahead and be one, who said, “i figure if a girl wants to be a legend, ” MaryJane Butters coined the term glamping years ago when she founded her unusual Idaho canvas wall-tent bed & breakfast, which was featured in The New York Times Magazine and Travel & Leisure as “the place to be.

Legend status achieved, where she runs her many businesses, a bed & breakfast, Idaho, product lines, which include a successful organic farm, MaryJane lives in Moscow, and MaryJanesFarm magazine. Gibbs Smith. 9781423630814. Gibbs Smith Publisher. Glamping, one of the maryjane's pet concepts, grit and glam, or glamour camping, is about the juxtaposition of rugged and really pretty, diesel and absolutely darling.

Glamping with MaryJane: Glamour + Camping #ad - The new york times glamping—unleashing your inner wild while wearing a pair of fishing-lure earrings—is for every woman or man! who ever had a get-away-from-it-all fantasy with a few frilly embellishments thrown in. This is her fourth book. Go to Guide. Follow the growing Glamping movement at maryjanesfarm.

Org and nationalglampingweekend. Com. Adult Book.

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Vintage Trailer Style: Buying, Restoring, Decorating & Styling the Small Place of Your Dreams

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David & Charles #ad - 9781423630814. David Charles Publishers. Http://www. Facebook. Com/vintagecaravanmagazine Gibbs Smith. She lives on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia. Gibbs Smith Publisher. Adult Book. Vintage trailer style is a visual voyage through the world of retro trailers, exploring both the exterior and interior design of these classic icons.

Celebrating the huge resurgence of interest in modern-vintage trailering, funky pop-tops, this quirky book is overflowing with inspirational images of the world's most desirable trailers from iconic Airstreams to tiny teardrops, beautiful Beverleys and stylish Shastas. Over 350 beautiful and inspirational photos sit alongside practical tips on restoring, the world's first magazine solely dedicated to vintage, decorating and styling a little capsule of retro heaven – whether you own a trailer, upcycling, beach hut or even a shed!Lisa Mora is the editor of Vintage Caravan Magazine, classic, retro-styled and custom trailers and those who love them.

Vintage Trailer Style: Buying, Restoring, Decorating & Styling the Small Place of Your Dreams #ad - Go to Guide.

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Sisters on the Fly: Caravans, Campfires, and Tales from the Road

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Andrews McMeel Publishing #ad - Go to Guide. Meet the 1, playing cards, then travel around the country fishing, 000+ members of Sisters on the Fly, cooking good food outdoors, restore, drinking wine, a group of women who buy, and decorate vintage trailers, and telling tall tales around the campfire. Part decorating book, fly fishing manual, camping guide, cookbook, part travelogue, and part memoir, the book contains practical information about reclaiming trailers as well as wonderful lifestyle anecdotes about the Sisters’ road trips.

The sisters on the fly know they're having more fun than anyone! Now you're invited to join them on their cross-country road trips as author Irene Rawlings takes you inside the Sisters' decorated vintage trailers. David Charles Publishers. It is organized around fishing, love, friendship, food, and loss.

Sisters on the Fly: Caravans, Campfires, and Tales from the Road #ad - Gibbs Smith Publisher. Each trailer reflects its owner's personality, and the Sisters share their individual stories behind their loving restorations--and a few of the wilder outdoor adventures they've experienced along the way. The sisters also share tips for buying and restoring vintage trailers because they know that once you see all the fun they're having fly-fishing, laughing, eating, riding horses, and loving, camping, you just might want to join their cowgirl caravan when it heads out for the next adventure.

Sisters on the fly will inspire readers with charming and witty anecdotes from the Sisters as they experience the open road and some of the most beautiful places in the country. Adult Book.

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Microshelters: 59 Creative Cabins, Tiny Houses, Tree Houses, and Other Small Structures

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Storey Publishing, LLC #ad - In addition, diedricksen includes six sets of building plans by leading designers to help you get started on a microshelter of your own. Microshelters 59 creative Cabins Tiny Houses Tree Houses and Other Small Structures. Go to Guide. 9781423630814. Gibbs Smith. Gibbs Smith Publisher. Created by a wide array of builders and designers around the United States and beyond, these 59 unique and innovative structures show you the limits of what is possible.

Each is displayed in full-color photographs accompanied by commentary by the author. David Charles Publishers. You’ll also find guidelines on building with recycled and salvaged materials, plus techniques for making your small space comfortable and easy to inhabit. Adult Book. If you dream of living in a tiny house, forts, studios, cabins, you’ll love this gorgeous collection of creative and inspiring ideas for tiny houses, or creating a getaway in the backwoods or your backyard, and other microshelters.

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Trailerama

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Gibbs Smith #ad - Go to Guide. Adult Book. A celebration of the travel trailer’s unique place in twentieth-century America. 9781423630814. It’s put on grand display in this kitschy celebration culled from the coffers of Trailer Travel’s Phil Noyes. Gibbs Smith. David Charles Publishers. He cowrote the gibbs smith book Trailer Travel and also writes a regular column for RV Magazine called “Trailer Tribe.

He owns many vintage trailers, and his backyard could pass for a trailer park. Trailerama provides a visual wonderland filled with fascinating and diverse imagery that will surprise the average reader. From sheet music to greeting cards, postcards to Hollywood, the travel trailer figured prominently in twentieth-century American pop culture.

Trailerama #ad - Microshelters 59 creative Cabins Tiny Houses Tree Houses and Other Small Structures. Gibbs Smith Publisher. Gibbs Smith Publishers. Phil noyes has been a television and film producer in Los Angeles for two decades, and produced a PBS special on the history of the RV in America called Mobile America.

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Silver Palaces

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Gibbs Smith #ad - Go to Guide. Gibbs Smith Publishers. Doug lives in Chico, California. Microshelters 59 creative Cabins Tiny Houses Tree Houses and Other Small Structures. David Charles Publishers. And well, the end of the highway was never in sight. There were challenges in making mobile spaces for living-could anyone make a self-contained streamlined trailer complete with full hookups? After World War II, housecars and motorhomes were seen everywhere-a result of aluminum becoming available for trailers.

With a simple, historical beginning, the streamlined trailer got its start. Once these silver palaces were on the road, RVs and travel associations became popular. 9781423630814. Doug keister has photographed fourteen award-winning, critically acclaimed books. Gibbs Smith Publisher. His credits with gibbs smith, include stories in stone: a field guide to Cemetery Symbolism and Iconography and Classic Cottages: Simple, Romantic Homes as well as Fernando's Gift El Regalo de Fernando, Publisher, a Sierra Club Book for Children.

Silver Palaces #ad - Adult Book. Gibbs Smith. Used book in Good Condition. It is historically significant for those who suffer from wanderlust, some fulfilled by owning and traveling with a "silver palace, " or perhaps owning an older model that's been rebuilt and refurbished.

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My Cool Caravan: An Inspirational Guide to Retro-Style Caravans

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Pavilion #ad - David Charles Publishers. Gibbs Smith Publishers. 9781423630814. Go to Guide. Adult Book. Old-style campers also tap into the nostalgia/retro market and the desire for a simpler lifestyle. Pavilion. A weekend away in a stylish caravan provides the perfect antidote to 21st-century living, and more and more people are now breathing fresh "retro" vibes into the humble recreational vehicle.

Gibbs Smith. Used book in Good Condition. My cool caravan aims to inspire a new generation of camper owners and provide an idiosyncratic sourcebook for the design conscious. Gibbs Smith Publisher. Microshelters 59 creative Cabins Tiny Houses Tree Houses and Other Small Structures. The inspiration for the styling can come from many different sources—this book looks at 30 styled campers in detail, Trailer Park Treasures, Funky 1970s, Romany, Airstream, Rustic, covering themes such as Country Cottage, and Recycled.

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