We’re big fans of do-it-yourselfers around here. Their motivation. Their gusto. Their I have a problem I'll fix it myself-ness.
Robin Benjamin, affectionately known as Benjy, responsible for the ever-inventive company Woodenwidget is a prime candidate to single out. He’s got a slew of easy solutions from wooden boats to accordion campers one can tow behind a bike. His latest: this new take on the classic pop-up camper.
When planning his build, Benji wanted to avoid the ultra-compact teardrop style. So he started sketching. "If the initial design is too complicated then the plans will be too," Benjy said. "If I couldn't make the
The result is the
It’s everything one needs and nothing more, complete with a humble but comfy area for sleeping, a removable table (those two are kind of a combo, naturally), a kitchenette and rear swing doors for easy loading of bikes and whatnot.
And for those rainy camping days, one of the end walls has been painted white to double as a 60-inch projector screen.
All in all, the
The DIYer has been traversing France in his build recently putting it to the test — and you can follow his journey here at Benjy's blog.