1970 Airstream Renovation

by DIY Maven

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Deb snagged a 1970 22' Land Yacht on Craig's List for $3,700. She had planned to turn it into an 'office/girly space'. The resulting $2,000 remodel of--and her love for--the Airstream that she's named 'Jewels' proved too much for occasional use; she's now living in the trailer full time on Salt Spring Island, BC.

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Flatpack To Go: IKEA Debuts Bike Trailers.

by Chris Gardner

Those brilliant, brilliant Danes, who've given us Jacobsen, Panton, Lars Von Trier, aebleskivers, Hamlet and Beowulf, are now providing IKEA shoppers with no-charge bicycles and trailers to cart their flatpacked goods home. "IKEA initiated the program upon finding that roughly 20% of their Danish customers ride their bicycles to the stores, even though most of them live outside of the city. Now for a nominal deposit they can borrow a trailer...

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Trailer Chic: The Vision of Christopher Deam

by DIY Maven

Trailer Chic: The Vision of Christopher Deam

Little did Christopher Deam know when he and fellow architect Thom Faulder designed Deam’s brother’s 675 square foot bungalow back in 1992 that his career would take him to the world of trailer parks. To appreciate the unfolding of this story, we need to start with Deam’s childhood.

Born in 1962 to a naval pilot father, Chris lived a nomadic life, moving from one coast to the other and back again. From here it’s an easy leap to see how this...

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