Month: July 2018

  • Some Notes on the Airstream Project

    A trailer is like a miniature of a house – all the same systems but concentrated in a 29 foot by 8 foot “small” house. Kitchen, bathroom, living room, bedroom, closets, doors, windows, roof, floor, appliances, sinks, toilet and shower. Harder than it first seems. First, reality check. Remember I said the trailer had no leaks? […]

  • Airstream Trailer: The Floor

    The first thing we had to do was handle the leaks. We had the roof seams sealed with caulking and had new roof vents put on. The air conditioning unit which was on the roof of the trailer had to be checked and sealed. Then the wheel axles were checked and the bearings were greased. […]