Cargo Trailer Stealth Camper Doubles as Bug Out Vehicle

The owner/builder of it built it as a bug out vehicle as well as a cheap DIY stealth camper.

He bought a 2012 12×6 cargo trailer for a little under $3000 and he started to convert it himself.

The under carriage and chassis was coated to prevent rust. He also sealed the roof to prevent leaks.

To insulate it he had to remove the plywood panels, install the insulation, and then put it all back together.” – Alex

 

Jay Shafer on the Politics of Tiny Houses

  An interview from February 2011, with Jay Shafer (formerly of the Tumbleweed Tiny House Company), in his 96 square foot house-on-wheels in Sebastopol, California. Jay is one of the more well-known and successful tiny house designers, and there’s no denying the “curb appeal” of his designs. That appeal is generated by Jay’s careful attention to proportion as well as by his decisions about which elements to include in–and more precisely, what to leave out of– his designs. But as much as he enjoys talking about design, what he really wanted to talk about [.

Tiny Home Builders – How to Video Series

Dan is making excellent progress on his latest tiny house and how-to video series – a virtual tiny house building workshop. Last step on the exterior of this house was to finish the roof.

“I personally like the look of the metal roof, but I know it’s not for everyone. The problem is that there aren’t many alternatives that are as strong for the high winds that are experienced while moving a house and as lightweight as metal.”

via On to the Interior | Tiny Home Builders.