Cedar 5th wheel camper.

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Project by hunter71 posted 02-19-2010 02:53 PM 7191 views 1 time favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a 12:1 scale of our 5th wheel camper. We have dragged this all over the country over the past 10 years. It is a “Toy Hauler” and we use that part of the unit a lot. Surges, NE, motorcycle. Nebraska deer hunting, a 4 wheeler, tractor show, well…...Constructed from 100% wood and all hand built. All Red Cedar except the top and wheels, they are poplar. I have to admit I did cheat on the awning and use a store bought dowel. Shame, shame, shame. We changed out the factory vinyl to hardwood so I did it here too.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#1 posted 02-19-2010 03:02 PM

That is pretty cool! I really like cedar.

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#2 posted 02-19-2010 03:16 PM

nice job on the camper…...... Red cedar looks great.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#3 posted 02-19-2010 03:43 PM

that thing looks real from a distance!

-- Nicholas, Cabinet/Furniture Maker, Blue Hill, Maine

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#4 posted 02-19-2010 03:51 PM

Very cool!

-- Have a blessed day!

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#5 posted 02-19-2010 04:09 PM

How’d the Hardwood floors work out hauling 4 wheeler, etc…. I have a 27” pull behind Toy Hauler and have thought of doing the same thing.

-- When asked what I did to make life worthwhile in my lifetime....I can respond with a great deal of pride and satisfaction, "I served a career in the United States Navy."

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#6 posted 02-19-2010 04:12 PM

I realy thought from the first picture on the frontpage
that it was a real camper you had made
so I klicked to see something waow
and you didn´t disapoint me at all
but I wasn´t expecting a 12:1 scale
very well done,great work


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#7 posted 02-19-2010 04:16 PM

very nice….

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#8 posted 02-19-2010 06:22 PM

I like it, nice job!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#9 posted 02-19-2010 06:31 PM

very nice job. its to big at 1:12 to fit in my 1:18 garage.


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#10 posted 02-19-2010 07:58 PM

very nice when are you posting the tow vehicle?

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#11 posted 02-19-2010 08:00 PM

Very awesome!

-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

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#12 posted 02-19-2010 09:32 PM

Another nice one! what are you using for hinging the doors?

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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#13 posted 02-19-2010 10:07 PM

WOW thats cool

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#14 posted 02-19-2010 10:47 PM

Nice job.

-- One Time Tree Man

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#15 posted 02-20-2010 12:01 AM

Great job, love the choice of wood

-- Ray

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