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How do you get a double mattress & an outside kitchen into 4x8 trailer?

Answer - design and build a classic and fun looking Teardrop caravan.   It is the work of Alan Sweeney who also added shelves, reading lights and ventilation to this 1930s style super-compact caravan.  He achieved this by applying his skills, developed during a  lifetime tinkering in his shed, to build it from scratch.  All done on a tight budget by up-cycling material hanging around in his shed.  With a wooden frame and an aluminium skin it rests on a sprung 4x8 trailer and it includes doors and windows.  Alan applied his wood and metal hand crafts to achieve a superb if some what quirky finish. Teardrop trailers became popular in post war America as people's desire to travel grew. Teardrop trailers began in the 1930’s and grew in popularity following World War II when many Americans had itchy feet and wanted to get out and explore the country on the national highway system which had been improved due to the war effort.  Teardrop trailers had universal appeal and popularity as the