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Old 12-08-2011, 07:20 PM   #251
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It folds into a box that hangs on the wall. .. It's not perfect, but I'm pleased with how it came out.
Just curious, at the risk of sounding ignorant,it appears you do not use that area for add'l sleeping... Why would you need the table to fold away? Storage while traveling? Thx...
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Old 12-08-2011, 08:01 PM   #252
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It folds into a box that hangs on the wall. .. It's not perfect, but I'm pleased with how it came out.
Just curious, at the risk of sounding ignorant,it appears you do not use that area for add'l sleeping... Why would you need the table to fold away? Storage while traveling? Thx...
I already have sleeping space for 5-6 people, and I figure that's about as many people as I really want sleeping in my 3/4 size bus. So additional sleeping is not on my list of priorities. The table folds up so I can have more floor space when I want it. The other night, for instance, I was hanging out with a friend in the bus, and we're both pretty tall guys with long legs. I initially had the table up but then folded it into the wall box to show him how it works. The space instantly felt less cramped. Normally I will be in the bus with 4 other people (my family). So having the option to either open up the space or have an easily manifested table seemed like just the thing for my situation. Fun stuff!
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Old 12-08-2011, 10:49 PM   #253
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makes sense to me...
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Old 12-09-2011, 02:17 AM   #254
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The past few nights I've been making upper cabinets for the driver's side:



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Old 12-09-2011, 02:27 AM   #255
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I plan to get a boom box with an mp3 player stereo input and CD player, but for now I just have computer speakers/subwoofer that I can plug into either my laptop or mp3 player:



Here I am spending a few minutes with the bus guitar. It's a piece of crap kid sized guitar I picked up used for like $35, but it's better than no guitar out there at all, and [edit]: I don't want my nicer guitars banging around in the bus, and a full size guitar would be too big for a "bus guitar"

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Old 12-09-2011, 07:27 AM   #256
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Re: Diesel Dan's Skoolie

Hmmm, wearing a hat and jacket when you're playing the guitar! Must be getting cold in Austin. It is a big music town. Someday you will most likely score on another guitar. Guitars are cool. I played for 35 years.

Do you sing also? Keep on pickin'.

Is that a sheet that you covered the couch with?
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Hmmm, wearing a hat and jacket wen you're playing the guitar! Must be getting cold in Austin. It is a big music town. Someday you will most likely score on another guitar. Guitars are cool. I played for 35 years.

Do you sing also? Keep on pickin'.

Is that a sheet that you covered the couch with?
Like I said that's my "bus guitar". Also doubles as camp fire guitar. I've got several guitars, in fact too many. Probably 8 or 9 including all mine plus my wife's and the kids' guitars. Ridiculous. And I'm not even a "real" musician. Not that that stops me or anyone else in this town from getting up on stage!

I do sing and have written several songs, and have performed in public a few times, but it's really more of a hobby than anything else. A creative outlet. Against my better judgement I'm going to post a link to some amateur recordings I've made in the past when I was playing more frequently and hosting jam sessions: www.soundclick.com/danbrown. Lately the bus has been my main creative outlet.

The sheet on the couch is just an effort to keep it clean while I'm working in there, but I do prefer the green color to the nasty faded cheezy 1980's print brown fabric thats on there. Eventually I'll put a more permanent cover on that couch. We've had a bit of a cold snap the past few days here in Austin, and I was running back and forth between the bus and my workshop getting that cabinet assembled and fitted, hence the outerwear.
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Old 12-09-2011, 12:34 PM   #258
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Re: More upper cabinets



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Are those side by side double bunks with a rear bathroom?
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Cabinets look like they are moving right along. Inside of the bus looks really comfortable.
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Old 12-09-2011, 03:03 PM   #260
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Are those side by side double bunks with a rear bathroom?[/quote]

Yes. If you look through the earlier part of my thread you will see how I built the bunks so the upper bunk moves up and down on pulleys so the bottom bunks serve as seating when traveling. The back room is a bathroom and utility/storage area. I still haven't finished building it out, but it's about 75% done.
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