Category Archives: construction plans

Bed and Shelf Building

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

Posted in Construction, construction plans, Projects, Truck Camping Hints | Tagged , | 4 Comments

First Stage of Truck Home Construction

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

Posted in Construction, construction plans, Projects, Truck Camping Hints | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Good Ideas for Truck Camping Interior

Inspiration! This  van modification image, on pinterest, caught my attention. It is a  very functional old van modification. I love the paper towels on the ceiling. I was planning on storing tarp poles and a shovel up there. Great curtains. I have been … Continue reading

Posted in Construction, construction plans, Projects, Truck Camping Hints | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Interior design of a Truck Camper

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

Posted in Construction, construction plans, Projects, Truck Camping Hints | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Interior Work on the Truck Camper Shell

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

Posted in construction plans, Projects, Truck Camping Hints | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment