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Old 12-05-2011, 09:40 AM   #1
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Here is a link to a blog where a fellow is building a cedar strip travel trailer. Will termites eat cedar? There's more pictures if you click on "September" on the right side of the page and scroll down.

what's he building in there?
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Old 12-05-2011, 10:00 AM   #2
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My gawd, did you see the size of his wiring? plus 8 batteries!!
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Old 12-05-2011, 10:41 AM   #3
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There is stick built and then there is this. Wow!
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Old 12-05-2011, 11:57 AM   #4
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That guy must be a professional boat builder. He's got some serious know how. Anyone notice the lumbar he's using? Not from Home Depot .
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Old 12-05-2011, 12:17 PM   #5
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Where do you think he lives? Definitely not U.S!
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Where do you think he lives? Definitely not U.S!
He's in Cornwall, south west England.
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That guy must be a professional boat builder. He's got some serious know how. Anyone notice the lumbar he's using? Not from Home Depot .
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It's like a fine piece of furniture on wheels ...
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Very very impressive!! Lots of skill and loads of time involved in that project!

I am concerned about the time I will spend on mine! Holy smokes!!!
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The wood is cedar.
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Cedar is pretty resistant to termites and rot. I bet that thing will smell nice, too. Wonder what it will weigh?

Hmm, as long as he was angling the seat backs so nicely, wonder why he didn't angle the seat bottoms too?
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Cedar is pretty resistant to termites and rot. I bet that thing will smell nice, too. Wonder what it will weigh?

Hmm, as long as he was angling the seat backs so nicely, wonder why he didn't angle the seat bottoms too?
Did you notice the large holes in the seat supports to save weight?
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I work with glass and wood and have been contemplating a cedar strip/glass camper for awhile now but WOW! The bar has been set!
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