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Old 02-07-2010, 09:06 AM   #51
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I apologise...but it was a few years ago...and I don't remember. Which real;ly bites, because I want to use it again on my next project. IIRC, I got it from Home Depot or Lowe's...any lumberyard would probably have it. From experience: you will NEVER regret extra insulation!

Make sure whatever you use isn't flammable!

Also, I hope you have some ventilation with that catalytic heater running!
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Old 02-08-2010, 10:30 PM   #52
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Great looking progress!

Curious about two things:
1. how did the bunks turn out? I love the design and may copy them....any pics?

2. what are you using for a toilet bowl? I used a marine hand pumping version and am always looking for better ideas. same thing...pics?

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Old 02-09-2010, 08:57 AM   #53
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Curious about two things:
1. how did the bunks turn out? I love the design and may copy them....any pics?

2. what are you using for a toilet bowl? I used a marine hand pumping version and am always looking for better ideas. same thing...pics?

The bunks were the first thing to go in. I have some pictures and discussion on page 2 of this discussion which may be helpful. Basically I designed around my 6'5" brother and a 30" wide mattress I found.

As to the toilet, I splurged and purched a rv style aqua magic high toilet. We are installing the plumbing system next so pictures are to come.


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So on all the cabinetry work you've done, is it getting stained or painted?
Smitty - we think we are going to paint. The ceiling and some of the "rough" cabnetry will get covered with carpet. We probably will paint the faces of the cabinets to match.

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Also, I hope you have some ventilation with that catalytic heater running!
So that's why I was feeling so goofy Thanks - We were ventilated, Safety tomorrow is a day to late.
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Old 02-12-2010, 09:51 AM   #54
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Everything is out and now we are working on the floor. I know this is probably backwards, but we are from the south. Pics of the flooring exercise to come soon.
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Old 02-12-2010, 09:12 PM   #55
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Here are some pic of the red rosin paper, foam, and underlayment. We plan to put the vinyl floor down next then then affix the cabinets for good.
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Old 02-12-2010, 09:14 PM   #56
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couple of finished floor pics
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Old 02-12-2010, 09:16 PM   #57
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There was one small crack we couldn't fix
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It looks like your flooring strategy is almost exactly what I have in mind. What kind of insulation is that, and where did you get it? And what about the plywood? Is that 1/4" thick?
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Red rosin paper under 1/4" foam (designed to go under a metal roof) under 1/4" underlayment on top. All purchased from lowes. Affixed with approximately 150 screws drilled and counter sunk. screws on the seams are 4" a part, everywhere else about 12" a part. We went through about 8 - 1/8" drill bits.

Tomorrow we will put some rubber based skim coat over the seams and screw heads for a smooth finish. Then we will put down the vinyl floor.
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That is a nice pile of yellow drills! Nothin but the best eh?
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