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Old 03-10-2019, 02:25 PM   #1
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DIY Farmhouse Lights

In this episode, I built some DIY farmhouse lights for the bus. I was able to find some really pretty decorative buckets and modify them with black pipe and Romex.

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Old 03-10-2019, 03:22 PM   #2
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Went to HD the other day to check out material for black pipe ladders and other amenities in the bus. Saw how much that stuff is now and can't (won't) spend $100 on bunk ladders. A 4 rung 12" wide black pipe ladder uses $91 in parts.
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Old 03-10-2019, 03:32 PM   #3
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I think each of these lights cost me a total of around $24 to make. I have 8 of the bigger ones and 2 of the smaller ones. I am not sure how many I am actually going to need but I didnt think a couple hundred dollars was too bad for lights that I really like a lot!

As I said in the video, planning on how much to spend is super hard because everyone is doing something totally different then the next.
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I think each of these lights cost me a total of around $24 to make. I have 8 of the bigger ones and 2 of the smaller ones. I am not sure how many I am actually going to need but I didnt think a couple hundred dollars was too bad for lights that I really like a lot!

As I said in the video, planning on how much to spend is super hard because everyone is doing something totally different then the next.
No shade your way, just commenting on the cost of BP ladders. Those are vintage looking enough that at a retail store they would be at least twice what you have in them.
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Old 03-10-2019, 07:21 PM   #6
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When you have a goal, you will able to take any type of job to earn money. It seems like you have experienced a lot of challenges while doing this project but you have fun as well. This is such a cool idea.
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