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Old 06-15-2018, 10:29 PM   #131
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Me too. Keep up the videos 👍
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Old 06-20-2018, 03:37 PM   #132
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Thanks so much guys for the kind words. It really does keep me going.

Here's our next video. It's about spray foam masking and the actual spray foaming. More will be revealed next week when i get around to editing the spray foam trimming video.

Right now I'm working on the interior paneling, slowly learning many new woodworking skills, craving additional woodworking tools, and learning to accept my flawed work.

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Old 07-03-2018, 12:29 PM   #133
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Here's my Spray Foam Trimming Video. I've been working on installing the wall paneling mostly for the sake of not having to look at spray foam anymore. Just finished that last night. It took way, way longer than I expected. I have most of the beginners carpenter's lessons to learn I guess. Namely not reading 56 inches as 59 inches when measuring with the tape upside down, and also don't take phone calls while you're doing layout or you might cut an outlet in the wrong location. I'm also learning that with some creativity, most accidents can be mostly fixed, but it takes patience and self-forgiveness not to just burn your damaged materials around a bonfire and call it a day.

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Old 07-03-2018, 01:19 PM   #134
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Namely not reading 56 inches as 59 inches when measuring with the tape upside down,
Measure twice, cut once. That's good advice but I've measured 3 and 4 times and still had it wrong without the 6 being upside down.



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and also don't take phone calls while you're doing layout or you might cut an outlet in the wrong location.
Well it's getting an outlet now!!! Good thing you can't have too many outlets.




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Old 07-03-2018, 01:32 PM   #135
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Wait, that was a contractor done job? That was terrible. Way too many gaps.
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Whoops. Forgot to share with you my wall paneling video. I'm not elated with the seams, but in the end they will all be covered. This was good practice for the areas that will actually be visible. Ceiling will be next.

I'm using trim screws and will be filling them in with wood filler to hide them. Hoping when installing the ceiling my seams will be acceptable to leave as is.

If you've done either the wall paneling or ceiling before, what was your technique for installing and hiding screws or nail holes? Personally I wanted to go with an exposed fastener for an industrial/modern look but my wife wants a clean plywood ceiling.

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Juicifer,

Nice looking bus and great progress! Thanks for the videos. Its great to see things go together. Are you having any chemical off gassing from your spray foam? I had a storage room foamed in my shop so I could heat it and it smelled bad for several months after.

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Old Yesterday, 07:13 PM   #138
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one thing to suggest is not to butt edges of plywood completely against each other and expect a finished smooth edge for long.. in a moving machine, the wood will flex and swell / contract with heat humidity.. I would screw the edges down and then use a threshold/trim material.. you can try drilling holes in the ends of the wood if its thick enough and putting dowels in.. that might stay together enough to not move against each piece of wood..



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