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The bed and floor and shelf were built by Dave in a few hours. Wow. Was I impressed. This is the finished work, with the scraps left over. I have put two sleeping bags and a teddy bear inside and … Continue reading
Gathering of Materials 2″X4″X8′ fir boards for legs, one 1″X4″X8′ length board for the shelf lip, a 1/2″ cdx plywood for the floor, a 3/4″ maple plywood board for the bed and shelves, several boxes of wood screws, some sheet metal … Continue reading
The topper will be installed tomorrow, so now is the time to really start thinking about interior construction. The image below is the bed of a woman who goes several levels higher in van/truck bed construction with T-slotted extruded aluminum. Check out her materials list. … Continue reading
This is the interior framework of the topper/shell/carapace that is on its way. How to attach things to aluminum? 1. “Commonly used in the automotive industry, foam-based trim tape, used sparingly, is resistant to moisture and UV, creating a secure and … Continue reading