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Old 09-05-2016, 08:08 AM   #341
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Wow what a build! Im guessing you got the bus at Tillery? I only ask because i live here in Moriarty! Just joined and ran across this thread, read and enjoyed every page! Great job!
Yes, I did buy it at Tillery. I used to stop at the TA quite often. On the east side of town there is some sort of truck yard that has some old buses in it. I stopped a couple of times but no one was around. Do you know anything about it?

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Old 03-07-2017, 04:18 PM   #342
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I made a handrail for the entrance steps, I mounted to the bottom of the step cover. It also serves to stiffen the step cover when it is down. I had an old cherry log that had a lot of bad spots in it but was able to get some usable pieces.



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Old 03-10-2017, 03:50 PM   #343
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As usual, great work...looks very nice!!!
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Old 03-20-2017, 06:36 PM   #344
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I started on the shower door today. It's going to be made of bus windows and walnut.








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Old 03-20-2017, 07:01 PM   #345
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Yup, doing things the hard way is veeewy satisfying.
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Old 03-20-2017, 11:00 PM   #346
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That bis one serious chunk of walnut! Keep the pix coming.
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