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Old 02-16-2008, 01:01 AM   #31
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Re: The Bus with No Name, yet...

ha ha reprobate i cant wait to hear about the door install i have a mobile home door in mine but i sure wish i had the old 65 wayne door that came with it that floor sounds like the way to go i looked at some panels but pricey.....keep on bussin....
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Old 02-21-2008, 11:43 PM   #32
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got any more pics yet? Your public anxiously awaits...
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Old 02-22-2008, 10:23 PM   #33
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Kind indeed, Tony.. A couple of more days and we will have more pics. From 8am yesterday until noon today I cut out cabinet door and drawer front frames. We have 42 cabinet drawers and doors. I know, we've lost our minds. I was layed up ill for about 10 days, but this last week we have kicked ass. Julie has finished up most all of the interior wiring and done some artistic painting on the ceiling. The slide is DONE! Pretty much all the interior trim is done except for the couch frame and of course cabinet doors and drawers. I want to build the couch to fold out like a futon bed or something like it.. The money saving entry door (yeah right) is installed. It looks good but will have it's own thread soon. Have the laminate for the counter tops and will apply soon. Still have to finish the shower but should be no prob. Going to test the water soon for leaks. Have come a long way and still have a long way to go. I don't know if y'all have realized this, but converting a skoolie is a LOT of work.
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Old 02-23-2008, 09:27 AM   #34
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Kind indeed, Tony.. A couple of more days and we will have more pics. From 8am yesterday until noon today I cut out cabinet door and drawer front frames. We have 42 cabinet drawers and doors. I know, we've lost our minds. I was layed up ill for about 10 days, but this last week we have kicked ass. Julie has finished up most all of the interior wiring and done some artistic painting on the ceiling. The slide is DONE! Pretty much all the interior trim is done except for the couch frame and of course cabinet doors and drawers. I want to build the couch to fold out like a futon bed or something like it.. The money saving entry door (yeah right) is installed. It looks good but will have it's own thread soon. Have the laminate for the counter tops and will apply soon. Still have to finish the shower but should be no prob. Going to test the water soon for leaks. Have come a long way and still have a long way to go. I don't know if y'all have realized this, but converting a skoolie is a LOT of work.
42 CABINET DRAWERS AND DOORS??? WOW, I'm impressed!!!

Man, you have to start posting those pics, I'm really looking forward to seeing your entry door. If your entry door is anything like the rest of the bus, it's going to be something to marvel.
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Old 02-24-2008, 11:33 AM   #35
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Well I wanted to say something intelligent for my 100th post, but it passed and I'm not that smart. We've been pretty hard at it once again. I was sick for awhile and it seemed as though we had hit a lull. I believe we've probably brushed on about 2 gallons of poly to date, and alot of paint. And we still have the WHOLE outside of the bus to do. We are currently working on cabinet door and drawer fronts, hoping to have them installed in the next couple of days. Check out our latest pics starting at the bottom of page 7 in our album. http://www.skoolie.net/gallery2/v/Skooli ... ?g2_page=7

As soon as we get the doors and drawers we will post more pics.
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Old 02-24-2008, 12:34 PM   #36
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I just checked on your progress and I'm really impressed. Your cabinet work looks fantastic, and that door, WOW!

Did you paint the ceiling before building the walls or after?

Really nice bus.
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Old 02-24-2008, 04:05 PM   #37
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I love all the trim work. And your choice of colors. I was a little skeptical when you described the ceiling painting but I really like it! Especially the sun. The door looks really nice too - I can't wait to hear the story... Thanks for sharing. You guys are really setting the bar.
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Old 02-24-2008, 10:19 PM   #38
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Roastings and Tony thanks for the nice comments. We painted the ceiling after the walls. We had access to an airless spray rig but didn't use it. We've brushed and rolled most everything. I'll quote psjespers and say that the pictures are very forgiving.
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Old 02-25-2008, 02:01 AM   #39
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rep i just bood the new pics and im impressed looking great lots of attention to detail! nice work on the door ill bet that install took a while never mind the door build time for someone who hates building drawers you sure have lots my wife wouls love those! very nice rep and julie timbuk
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Old 02-27-2008, 10:42 PM   #40
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Very nice, 8wheels! I still don't think Julie's feet have touched the ground since your post. She has a new project so we'll post pics when we're done. Started installing cabinet doors today. Having to wait on some hinge baseplates, but hope to finish soon. Will glue and assemble the bedroom door tomorrow.
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