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Old 06-18-2013, 12:25 AM   #201
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Beautiful Woodwork.
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Old 06-02-2014, 02:11 PM   #202
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Time to get the Akitabus a dinette, we purchased a used dinette off Craigslist and we are in the process of installing it in the bus... pics to follow.
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Old 06-03-2014, 02:57 PM   #203
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Here is a skoolie that I saw on the way home from work, so I had to stop and take pictures of the paint job (or overlay of film ??)




Not sure how this was done but it was done well.
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Old 06-03-2014, 04:44 PM   #204
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Here is a skoolie that I saw on the way home from work, so I had to stop and take pictures of the paint job (or overlay of film ??)
Not sure how this was done but it was done well.
An airbrush, patience, and a helluva lot of artistic talent.

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Old 06-04-2014, 11:25 AM   #205
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Actually this bus was done with vinyl overlay by Buddhabrosmedia.com, I talked with them about getting some for our bus to put on the bow and the stern. Its pretty incredible stuff.


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Old 06-10-2014, 02:29 PM   #206
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Built a custom cutting board that fits into sink with strainer.


Another shot of galley with new cutting board.


We started working on the dinette that we bought off Craigslist, rather that have a slide out on the bus we decided to go with a slide in, meaning the dinette will slide toward the center of the bus to accommodate more people or slide just a little father to go from a 36" bed to a 60" or 5' bed. Had to buy 500 Lbs. by 30" long drawer slides and do a little fabricating but it should work well.
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Old 06-10-2014, 02:43 PM   #207
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Started to work on the double slide ins on the dinette, to start we attached 3/4" plywood rectangles to the floor to attach 500# drawer slides to then inside that will be another 3/4" plywood rectangle the will be covered with a sheet of 3/4" ply that the dinette get attached to.
The start


next came the slides. out to provide more seating

In for travel or when its just the two of us.



Nancy made all new seat cushions and backs that look fabulous, can hardly wait to get them installed.

More pictures to come as we move forward.

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Old 06-10-2014, 03:06 PM   #208
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I like the idea of a cutting board that fits into sink with strainer. Nice work.
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Old 06-10-2014, 03:18 PM   #209
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beautiful job on the cutting board, love it.
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Old 06-10-2014, 03:21 PM   #210
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What a stunning conversion! Beautiful work!
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