KY: Retiree makes ukuleles, then tackles teardrop trailers

GEORGETOWN, Ky. — When Stan Slonina started building his teardrop camper, he didn’t expect people to pay attention. As the camper came closer to completion, people couldn’t help but look at what he was doing.

“I’d be back here working on this, and I’d hear the tires lock up as they drive by, they’d put it back in reverse, sometimes pulling into the driveway, getting out and going ‘I’ve got to see this. What are you doing?’”

After retiring from the Kentucky State Police as a forensic supervisor six years ago, Slonina spent his time at home making ukuleles. Then, he decided to work on a larger project.

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Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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