Haven't updated in a while.
Smoothing out the bed platform with some joint compound.
We're using extension cords for wiring.
First layer on
This decal was the big, intimidating one. Hard to get anything under it without scratching off layers of paint. Really learned how to use a heat gun here.
We thought about building all our cabinetry, then looked at the amount of time we had left, amount of money it would cost, and our skill levels, and decided Ikea cabinets were our best option.
My kid helped us assemble a few of them
Then we busted out the spray foam.
Warming them up with the halogen worked well, but the light needs to be close, and it needs to be on them for a long time.
This, we found out, wasn't necessary. We didn't know how it behaved though.
Muffler delete. Is this necessary? No, but you know what? It really makes me happy.
Trimming this stuff is hard work, and it gets everywhere.
These are mounted in an unusual way, as you can see. They come with mounting holes on the sides, but only toward the open side of the box. When we screwed the first one in, all that force on the front cocked the box toward the front. So to make sure they mounted flush and straight, we drilled diagonally opposing holes on one side.
Oh man these little dudes are everywhere. It's mating season.
The instructions actually call for the rug..
Sink will go here
Nice and flat, painted, looking good.