Category Archives: Tools

HOMEMADE SHED SHELVES

The shed shell was just the beginning of keeping our stuff high and dry.  I knew I’d be adding shelving to get all the boxed stuff at least off the floor. I needed shelves.  I bought a medium duty shelving … Continue reading

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SPRAY BOTTLE BLUES

When you are trying to stay away from towns for a week or two, saving water is a big, big deal.  Boondockers have all sorts of tricks to make water stretch.  Things like not having a flush toilet, washing the … Continue reading

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STORING ANY VAN PLACE I CAN

A 17-foot van doesn’t leave much room for storing stuff.  Time to start looking beyond cabinets and all the van cubbies. Typically I won’t be using the microwave unless I’m at a campground with electricity.  So until I do, cloth … Continue reading

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SHED 2

Finally, the 10′ x 16′ shed arrived.  We waited for over two weeks for it to be delivered.  The whole time it was 12 miles away and each time we drove by the business we got ticked that we were … Continue reading

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IT’S MORE THAN A SHOVEL

When we first started camping, we tossed in a collapsible shovel.  Found out how good it was to have one when we grilled over coals or briquets.  Moved hot chunks like a champ. Forward a couple of years and here … Continue reading

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MULTI USE COOLER

The cooler I covered in reflectix and tape is not holding together as well as I wished.  The Gorilla tape isn’t holding the reflectix against the cooler exterior.  If it gets rained on and after trips I hang it upside … Continue reading

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CABINET CLOSER

See this upper cabinet?  It’s a perfect height to give me a heck of a headache.  Can I screw something down that will raise it almost to the roof?  What can go wrong? I turned the only screw head.  Before … Continue reading

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