K Riley Designs Transformed a Vintage Horse Trailer into a One-of-a-Kind Mobile Bar
We Build Custom Food Trucks, Concession Trailers & Mobile Vending Units From Start to Finish - Offering Complete Food Truck Design & Build Services
Our first food truck build - The Chillwagon
- was a 1965 Divco milk truck turned into "The Coolest Ice Cream Truck on the Planet" that took things to a whole new level in terms of design, build and custom food truck fabrication. The Chillwagon was a game-changer that showed the food truck industry that hard work combined with an innovative concept would result in an ice cream truck like nothing else on the road. Our reputation was earned and the word soon spread throughout the Southeast.
Since that first custom food truck rolled out of our shop, we've fabricated countless food trucks, concession trailers, and rolling works of art in South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia and beyond. Each project is as unique as our customers, who bring us their ideas and oftentimes a rolling rust bucket and not much else. We then turn those ideas and that pile of rust into something truly special, typically creating much more than the owner ever envisioned. That's our unwavering goal with every project we undertake, and we look forward to learning more about your next food truck project.
PROJECT SIDEBAR TRAILER CO.
1972 Vintage Horse Trailer Mobile Bar
For SideBar Trailer Co., based in Lake Norman, NC, we converted their rusty 1972 horse trailer into a mobile bar on wheels, complete with wooden bar tops and pour tap. When the trailer arrived at our shop, it had suffered years of neglect and outdoor storage, not to mention the acidic horse urine that had completely destroyed the floorpan, chassis and pretty much everything it touched. We stripped it down to the frame and built it strong from the ground-up, making it suitable for years of service and heavy use. By the time we were done, the only panels we didn't touch were the top rounded front piece, and the wheel fenders. Everything else was given fresh sheet metal and custom fittings made to last. A serving window was cut and a hoistable lid fabricated with hydraulic shocks to keep it open. New floor and side panels were installed, LED lighting added, and a custom Oak wooden serving bar with a pour tap and handle. Once the bodywork and interior were complete, we sent it over to our friends at Elite Customs
for a premium paint job in the client's color of choice. The end result was a showpiece that delighted the client and gave us that warm fuzzy feeling that comes from a job well done.
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