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Old 08-26-2015, 08:46 PM   #1
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1988 GMC Blue Bird....finally some progress...

Here are some shots of our GMC Blue Bird, we got the flooring in and I started finishing the bed area and dresser area over the wheel well on the drivers side. We have our couch, a converted massage bed, over the passenger side. All the wood you see is reclaimed pallet wood. Hopefully I wont have to purchase any wood except for the cedar that will go in the shower area. Have a blessed day all....Happy Converting.

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Old 08-26-2015, 09:16 PM   #2
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Great recycling idea and use. Are you going to stain or paint the wood. I love the way it looks as is.

Is the floor from the same pallets?

It must have been a bear sanding them down. Pallets are usually real rough.
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Old 08-26-2015, 09:22 PM   #3
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Thank you for the feedback, we like the wood look how it is and will leave it. Going to treat the pieces under the window with water seal just for the condensation issues. The floor is not the same material, its maple hard wood plywood covered with a rubberish flooring material. its very durable and you can mop it. Each board i sanded with a palm sander its a bit tedious but the end result is like uncovering a treasure with each piece. So I will sand and sand.....lol

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Old 08-27-2015, 01:39 AM   #4
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Thx for the great pics.

I like seeing people recycle when they can. Most pallets here are soft wood junk.

Wood in your shower is not a good idea.

There are much better products on the market for less cost that will last a life time.

How do you clean soap scum off cedar?

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Old 08-27-2015, 04:20 PM   #5
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Here is finished shelving unit....each board hand sanded. Fun to build things when none of the boards are square and the bus aint square either....lol
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Old 09-25-2015, 06:11 PM   #6
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More Progress on our conversion.....bed is in, dresser and pantry units built, couch in, fridge and sink base in and part of the kitchen counter is in....all interior electric is in....lots to still do....bathroom is last build....

Thanks for looking....
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Old 09-25-2015, 06:49 PM   #7
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One thing i forgot to mention is everything that is in the bus has been upcycled, except the fridge, we bought that new, the rest is all re purposed and recycled...

Be blessed all!!!

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Nice work,love the the repurposed wood. Keep the pictures coming.
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