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One of our readers, Jean-René Rodrigue, wanted to share his homemade micro camper with you.

It’s a custom built teardrop trailer designed to be 8′ in length, 5′ in width, and 5′ in height on the interior.

Outside it’s length is actually 11′ 8″ and it’s overall height is 6′ 6″.

It weighs an estimated 750 lbs and has a 2,000 lbs axle on it for support.

The flooring was built using fir plywood. The walls are a composite material made out of epoxy-fiberglass and polystyrene foam.

When he added the roof Jean-René went with ultra high molecular weight polyethylene plastic. Interesting!

Jean-Rene's Micro Camper Teardrop Trailer Project and How to Build Your Own

The trailer framing is all welded steel and as you’ll see, he painted it a really cool lime green color. It’s got a nice shine to it.

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