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A book on handmade housetrucks and housebuses. This soft cover book is a collection of over 390 exterior and interior photographs, with descriptions and comments by this Oregon author. Includes construction sections showing the building of a housetruck and the raising of a roof on a housebus. The book concludes with a section showing housetrucks and housebuses on the scenic road, and small gatherings of people who live in these "homes on wheels."

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Roger Beck built his first housecar in 1969 and left Los Angeles, California heading north. In the next 7 1/2 years he traveled the Pacific Northwest doing art fairs and building three more housetrucks, each one getting larger. He also met many other housetruck people along the way, and took lots of photos of their "mobile: homes. Most of the photos in this book are from the collection he compiled during his travels during the 1970s.

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Bonnie Johnson, March 25, 2009 (view all comments by Bonnie Johnson)
Eye-candy for anyone who is interested in housetrucks, retro RV living, treehouses, or living in ultra-small spaces.

Page after page of fantastic pictures of housetrucks all over the US. Great inspiration for building and living in any small space!

If only I could talk my husband into building and living in our very own housetruck..
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780971410367
Subtitle:
(a picture book of handbuilt housetrucks and housebuses )
Author:
Beck, Roger
Publisher:
Trucking Turtle Publishing
Location:
Eugene, OR
Subject:
Recreational vehicles
Subject:
Buses
Subject:
Motor homes
Subject:
Truck campers
Series Volume:
Volume 2
Publication Date:
c2002
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
189 p.

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