Monthly Archives: April 2013

The boys love boats and Crafts

The boys love boats, and with their recent interest in crafts building boats was requested.  I am collecting things for them to build power boats without my help, but until then they can play with these. For more on making … Continue reading

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Boler progress, Closet door, plumbing and couch

I have been putting lots of time into the trailer lately and have made some good progress.  I built the table support, made covers for the storage areas, cut out the couch back, plumped up the sink, reinforced the bottom … Continue reading

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It’s warm

Nice weather has finally arrived.  If it stays like this the snow should be gone in no time!  Warm weather means bikes, C was off, however it was like E forgot how to ride his (although I am not sure … Continue reading

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Boler Table Support and Bike Rack Progress

This weekend I got a chance to get some work on the Boler done.  It was time to work on the dinette and purchase some of the hardware for the bunks. The plan is to put bikes there when traveling, … Continue reading

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Teardrop Paper model

This trailer was a hit with the boys, as it has opening doors and rear hatch.  Under the hatch is a little kitchen and a bed fits inside the trailer with cupboards and a TV. For building instructions, the colored … Continue reading

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Boler Update

Still working on the interior of the trailer, I have cut out the sink, added bracing to bunks and counter, added wood so the counter can be trimmed and made a support at the door. The sink will be the only permanent fixture … Continue reading

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Is Alberta really that bad?

Moving to Alberta from BC, there were a few who where positive, but for the most part the comments where horribly negative. Arriving in Alberta it at first it just got worse, but from people who choose to live here. … Continue reading

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1969 Winnebago Paper toy model

The next request came for a motor home, so with a search on Google images for vintage motor homes I found a set of pictures of a 1969 Winnebago that gave me enough to build this paper model.  This one can tow … Continue reading

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Benefits of moving North

Leaving the ocean and mountains behind and experiencing a cold winter was its challenges,  but as it is coming to an end (It hasn’t snowed for a couple of days, and most days now have a high above freezing) there … Continue reading

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Spring bike ride

So with my first winter (with snow and cold) behind me it is time to pull out the bikes.  I sold all my mountain bikes when we had kids, so my wife bought me a new mountain bike this year … Continue reading

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