Woweeee! It has been A MINUTE since I last updated this page with Dewey progress! Let me just start off by saying, she looks A LOT different than from where I left you all… As I’m sure we can all agree on by now, quarantine has been both a blessing and a curse in many … More 5.26.20 Dewey Gets an Interior!
It sure has been a weird couple of weeks, hasn’t it? More on that later, but for now I’d like to update you all with our latest progress on our teardrop trailer: We finished weatherstripping all four windows with the correct rubber gasket from Vintagetrailergaskets.com . If you remember, we had originally ordered the wrong stuff! … More 3.27.20 Dewey Weekend Recap
Another weekend gone by means another weekend of Dewey progress! We hit the ground running on Saturday and were super productive and feeling good! I think Sunday we were a little burnt out, but still managed to get a lot done. We are so close to finally getting this exterior all sealed up … We … More 3.3.20 Dewey Rebuild Update!
Another quick update on our Teardrop Trailer progress from last weekend! … On Saturday we sanded down all of the bond-o we applied to our giant, chipped fenders. We started with a larger grit sandpaper and finished with something a little finer to ensure we got the smoothest repairs possible. Thank goodness for that garage … More 2.25.20 Dewey Rebuild, Days 12 & 13:
We were back on our Dewey Grind this weekend! And honestly, there is no other way I’d rather be spending my weekends right now. I was looking forward to these two days all week and I’m so happy with the progress we made. She’s really starting to look like a trailer again! What We Accomplished – … More 2.16.20 Dewey Rebuild, Days 10 & 11:
We have a floor!! Our Teardrop Rebuild has officially begun! The teardown has been completed, and now we’re well on our way to making this thing look good again….or a hell of a lot better than she used to look, anyway 😉 ^^left photo: untreated vs. treated marine-grade plywood. right photo: sikaflex’d edge vs. non-sikaflex’d edge^^ … More 1.27.20 Dewey Demo, Days 7, 8, & 9:
It’s time for another Dewey the Dewdrop update! With another weekend under our belt, we’ve gotten a lot of the more tedious tasks done and out of the way and we’ll be moving onto the really fun stuff soon — the re-build! ^^it’s important to cover up all of your skin (preferably with baggy clothes) … More 1.14.20 Dewey Demo Continues!
Checking back in for Dewey Demo Day #2! We got up bright and early on this beautiful Saturday and waited until it was neighborly-acceptable to start pounding on metal again (10am, in case you didn’t know) and worked until the sun went down. Time sure does fly when you’re tearing a trailer apart and solving … More 1.4.20 Dewey Demo Day #2
It’s Demo Day, baby! Last week, we pulled Dewey out of our garage space into the Southern California sunshine for some good old-fashioned demolition! We set our goal for the day: strip her down to the bare essentials. And while we didn’t quite get all the way to our goal (I broke a drill bit at … More 12.16 Demo Day!
Surprise! We are officially Trailer Trash!! 😉 If you haven’t already heard, Alex and I purchased a trailer about a month and a half ago. But not just any trailer … a teardrop trailer, and we’ve named her Dewey. Dewey The Dewdrop, to be exact. Teardrop Trailers were introduced in the 1930s and 40s after World War II when … More 12.8 Dewey The Dewdrop is Born: Renovating a 1950s Teardrop Trailer