Tonneau cover – inspired by Red Green

I love the Red Green show.  “If women don’t find you handsome, they should at least find you handy.”  Well, inspired by Red Green, I made this tacoma tonneau cover with 3 – Extrutech 24″ vinyl tongue-groove panels, 6 – aluminum U-bars, 12 – 1/4″ x 3″ bolts and 14 – 1/4″ x 1-1/2″ bolts.  To cut the vinyl panels, I used a handheld Dewalt 3.5″ circular saw.  Edges are wrapped under J-channels designed for the panels.

Thanks to the great designers of toyota, truck bed came pre-assembled with a rail system and four adjustable cleats.  The 1/4″ x 3″ bolts secure to the cleats perfectly.  I just have to purchase two additional cleats for the top rail.

No duct tape necessary.

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