Fold-down loft for a child?

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Fold-down loft for a child?

Postby fornesto » Wed Mar 01, 2006 12:27 pm

I am almost done constructing a fold down loft for my 2 yr. old and wondered if anyone had done the same. Any ideas?

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Postby mikeschn » Wed Mar 01, 2006 12:50 pm

Yea, Rik Keller did a fold down loft like that. Check out his album in the Hall of Fame...

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Postby derekxcole » Wed Mar 01, 2006 9:03 pm

I feel bad for anykid thats going to be cramped up in a tear with his parents. I understadn the need.
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Postby Ira » Thu Mar 02, 2006 9:30 am

What is wrong with me that I can NEVER understand these diagrams?
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Postby mikeschn » Thu Mar 02, 2006 9:50 am

Rik's page moved... I just updated the HOF link to his new location...

Anyways here's his loft...

in the up position
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and in the down position
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Check out more of his pictures here...
http://www.rikkeller.com/web/Trailer/index_trailer.htm

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Postby PresTx82 » Thu Mar 02, 2006 10:11 am

derekxcole wrote:I feel bad for anykid thats going to be cramped up in a tear with his parents. I understadn the need.


What about the parents cooped up with their kids? :?
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Postby Tiki Dude » Thu Mar 02, 2006 10:48 am

I did a similar thing, but mine is for a 6' 3" 15 year old.

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Postby Ira » Thu Mar 02, 2006 4:27 pm

I was thinking about this myself for my small cabin configuration.

I just didn't know exactly where, how, or whether it was just asking for trouble, especially since I planned on using a side tent anyway.

My fall back plan is to use (attempt) some sort of hammock that can just be hooked on, in case I need to squeeze an extra body in there.
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Postby fornesto » Thu Mar 02, 2006 4:52 pm

The side tent will also be there in the future....gotta a baby on the way. I would like to see somebody do one of these on top of a teardrop. Integrate it into the design.

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Postby len19070 » Thu Mar 02, 2006 6:44 pm

Years ago the first few Teardrops I built for the galley only had a shelf on a drawer glide. Open the trunk lid, roll out the shelf put the stove on it and that was the galley.

When it was in the "in" position and the trunk lid closed, we would make up my sons bed right on the shelf with a little foam pad.

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As I said that was years ago (1994)...now hes bigger than me.

Thats what happens when ya start feedin' em. :roll:

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Postby angib » Thu Mar 02, 2006 7:26 pm

fornesto wrote:I would like to see somebody do one of these on top of a teardrop. Integrate it into the design.

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I think we've discussed this trailer before and I think Gage knows about it - I just saved the photos from somewhere.

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Re:

Postby tr3mor » Fri Jul 31, 2015 1:53 pm

Looks like it has vanished again
great photography on his site though

mikeschn wrote:Rik's page moved... I just updated the HOF link to his new location...
Anyways here's his loft...
in the up position
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and in the down position
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Check out more of his pictures here...
http://www.rikkeller.com/web/Trailer/index_trailer.htm

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