A few weeks ago I scored a 1950s click clack sofa from the original owner. Well, technically her parents were the original owners since they bought it when she was a baby. She was born in 1953 like the Vagabond so it’s definitely of the period. The sofa was recently upholstered in navy/white ticking fabric so that necessitated another shift in decorating. I had scheduled … Continue reading Click Clack and maiden voyage!
My Dad had an expression whenever he talked about his appearance. He liked to say he just wanted to be “clean and well mended” Truth was he was kind of a snappy fellow with a strong sense of style, but the message still came through for me. I’m shooting for “clean and well mended” on the Vagabond. It’s headed to get the brakes repaired soon … Continue reading Clean and well mended
I sold my 1953 Holly today to make garage space for the Vagabond – so I was inspired to do some repairs/changes. First off there was a cabinet that was sticking. I removed the latch and determined that it was bent. I used a metal clamp to bend it back so it was back to the original 90 d and it’s working now. Still a … Continue reading Just tweaking a few things
Recently, I was contacted about the possibility of purchasing a 19′ Vagabond that I had seen at a Vintage trailer rally. I was able to make the deal and drive 13 hours (each way!) to fetch her. It’s truly the most beautiful thing. It’s all original – unrestored. It’s not PERFECT but really in remarkable condition. Even though I won’t be doing a big restoration … Continue reading 1953 19′ Vagabond