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DIY Micro Camper Is Perfect For Cozy And Comfortable Camping

by Rebecca Landman
Rebecca is a writer living the Los Angeles dream. She loves hiking, music, and crocheting on her couch to the background lull of Netflix. She believes our world is complex. By sharing and listening to each other’s stories, we unpack that complexity layer by layer, learning more about who we are and how we want to live our lives. She writes to keep learning.

Camping is fun, especially with upgraded accommodations in tow.

Recently, Instructables user Dustman0042 decided to build himself a micro camper, perfect for carting around on his outdoor adventures.

With his limited budget, this crafty builder bought a new trailer, completely gutted it, and recreated it with reclaimed wood.

Outfitted with ample insulation, cute windows, and a roof high enough for him to comfortably stand upright while inside, this DIY-er built himself a cute and cozy camping companion.

Now, he has a light-to-tow, yet sturdy to sleep in, camper, housing a comfy mattress where he can refuel after an action-packed day of adventure.

In just three weeks’ time, this savvy builder created the micro camper of his dreams. Now, he has the perfect place to rest his weary legs after a long, rugged hike.

Keep scrolling to find out more about how this clever outdoorsman constructed the micro camper he’d always hoped to build.

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When Instructables user Dustman0042 decided to build himself a new camper to tote along on his outdoor adventures, he started by finding the appropriate base trailer.

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Once he found a choice model, he gutted the entire trailer, preparing it to house his vision.

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Slowly but surely, he pieced his dream camper together with reclaimed wood.

This builder pitched a roof tall enough to accommodate him standing up comfortably whilst inside.

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This DIY-er added a few repurposed RV windows to his camper’s exterior walls, boosting its natural light inflow.

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Outfitted with a cute tin roof and a bright coat of red paint, this builder turned his attention to readying the camper’s interior.

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This DIY-er packed his camper’s walls with insulation, for improved climate control out in the wilderness.

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He also added LED lighting — a simple luxury.

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With a comfy mattress laid down on the floor, his cozy camper was nearly complete.

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He named his adorable 40-square-foot micro camper “Bob,” and added a few decorative finishing touches to make the whole structure truly feel like a home away from home.

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Now, this adventure-hungry outdoorsman always has a comfortable place to sleep after a long day out in the elements.

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In just three weeks’ time, this crafty builder transformed an old trailer into the micro camper of his dreams.

What do you think of this micro camper? Would you want to travel the country with one of these? Let us know in the comments.

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