A Beautiful DIY Teardrop Trailer

There’s something uniquely appealing about teardrop trailers. They became popular in the 1930s and immediately sparked a sense of romanticism in us with their sleek lines and compact size makes it easy to tow anywhere, even with an underpowered compact sedan. Today we share a beautiful example that was hand-built on a 4′ x 8′ trailer.

He began with a Harbor Freight trailer frame and added the subfloor with a cutout for a footwell/tabletop.

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Next he raised the woodie sides using 1/4 inch plywood.

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Then he attached the rest of the frame with sleeping area and galley roughed out…

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Added the roof braces, a vent, and the inside walls.

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The completed galley, with custom shelving, power outlets, and plenty of storage for all the camping essentials.

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Plenty of light inside the galley and reading lights in the sleeping quarters.

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The inside looks pretty darn nice – with room to sleep two comfortably, a folding table, windows, reading lights and more.

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The completed trailer shown here – it must feel nice to know you built something like this with your own two hands! Next step, decide where to go on your first adventure.

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h/t Truck With A Heart

Naturally once you finish a project like this, it carries a certain sentimental value and deserves a name. Scott dubbed this one “The Roadcamper” and has spent years towing it around the country, exploring various locations. If a tiny house seems like too big a project to tackle, consider taking on something like this instead.

To see more of this build, check out Truck With a Heart and we also recommend visiting http://www.tnttt.com/ which has all sorts of information on building your own.

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