for 20 years
Spring - finally!!
Pam's caravan is in a big garage, so we were able to put on the porch,
even with snow still on the ground outside. It's going to be
finally starting this year's outside building. Today we framed the
first caravan and began the walls.
27,28: great progress, but now I'll have to wait for warmer days for
It was too
cold for building, so winter was the time for preparing windows, doors
and trim. Pam and I were busy at our local stained
follow the studio on Facebook - it's called Queens Bush Artistry.
Projects started in fall 2017!
SCA caravan: 10' sloped
on boat hardware track; hammered copper roof; rounded
an 8' slope
caravan for NERO: A 12' ledge with a 2' porch
now get coloured roofing!
BUILD in Prince Edward County, Ontario July, August 2017
ready to cut the 1st curve
most of the roof, the bed
finished the under-roof, started the windows
the interior is starting to take shape
half day of trim and windows, then home
trip: metal roof, front door, bay window. The finishing will
happen after I leave.
Caravan. Varnished pine with stained accents.
TWO caravans for
Amherst Island, Lake Ontario
On the ferry!
Delivered to site.
10' slope sided
with collapsible ends for
I'm making it for myself 'just because', but if it interests you, get in
Cedar 11' Ledge
Wagon for Pennsic
Caravan for Pennsic 2017
Caravan with an old, weather-worn look. It's an 1867
OTHER RECENT CARAVANS
This is as much as I am doing on
this caravan. The owners will do all the finishing work and
painting! The herring bone pattern took longer to do, but looks
Every window has a touch of stained
This next one is at the
Small plywood version of the
cedar reading room but less than half the price
Ledge Wagon for Pennsic
The tongue and groove pine siding
was cut for us locally. The doors were made in the same shop.
with built-in crib for NERO
x 6' straight sided
full time living space
A fully-insulated chicken coop,
on a simple 4'x5'
trailer. `The girls` are happy in their new home and laying
delicious country eggs in the spacious boxes.
the first, I suddenly found myself building
a second chicken
coop, in a
hurry, to be ready for the Georgian Homesteading and Survival Show.
Building in modular pieces with plywood is certainly faster!
thanks to Skip Izon, of Shadow River Boatworks, for cutting the boards
for the cedar strip ceiling.
The writing desk in front of the bay window converts to a bed.
to working with
so custom windows are now a possibility.
Minnie, from 2012, at a
pumpkin festival in October 2015
FABULOUS look!!! Nancy's horse drawn caravan!
decoration is Value Village and personal nostalgia, and the effect is
stunning! She says
it's finished, but.....
you build your
caravan yourself or I help you, my goal is to foster your creativity and
bring your dream to life.
In March 2013 I
drove to Wisconsin to visit Circus World Museum.
Imagine being surrounded
by these awesome circus wagons!
you, here are 2 groups dedicated to caravan building:
Other Recent Caravans
BEARAVAN, a playhouse for two small boys
8' Ledge, now at NERO Canada
11' Ledge, also at NERO Canada
11' Cedar Ledge
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