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xx   TRUCK

Tips on building pickup camper (or cap) shells.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1984 (v.7#9) pg. 6

Pickup carrier rack features an aluminum frame and a redwood deck. Fastens to the top of the canopy over the pickup box. Est. cost: $80.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #217 Mar 1981 (v.31#3) pg. 58

Tip: Build a decorative roof rack for your pickup shell (or car) from wooden handrails designed for boats.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #41 Aug-Sep 1987 pg. 14

Tool storage for pickups. Storage system for tools and building materials is used in conjunction with a camper shell or cap that has opening side windows.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #107 Feb-Mar 1997 pg. 90

How to make a tonneau cover frame for a pickup truck.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #543 Aug 1973 (v.69) pg. 87

How to insulate a pickup sleeper shell with rigid foam insulation covered with thin plywood paneling for decoration.
PARENTS HOME Jul 1981 (v.5#9) pg. 56

How to improve your pickup's gasoline mileage by adding a tonneau cover or a cap.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1982 (v.157#3) pg. 102

Tip: Use large eyebolts to fasten a cap to the bed of a pickup. The eyebolts provide a place for attaching restraining ropes.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1986 (v.163#12) pg. 29

Winning designs in the FRP (fiberglass reinforced plastic) design contest. Includes cabana, solar collector, patio roof, greenhouses, privacy fence, pool cover and truck-bed canopy.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1981 (v.218#3) pg. 110

Weatherproof cap for a pickup truck is built from three sheets of plywood. Winning design in annual plywood contest.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1981 (v.219#3) pg. 94

Build a custom canopy for your pickup. Wooden ribs are covered by thin wood strips, and finished with fiberglass to make it waterproof. Windows and vents are added as needed.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Summer 1980 pg. 82

Customized cap for pickup truck bed is built from wooden ribs, covered with plywood and sealed with fiberglass.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1982 (v.38#2) pg. 44

Build a weatherproof cap for a pickup truck bed from pine, spruce and plywood. This two-part unit consists of (1) a frame attached firmly into the truck's stake holes and (2) a hinged cover that opens from the side of the truck. Est. cost: $120.
WORKBENCH Jun-Jul 1991 (v.47#3) pg. 46