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Old 03-08-2015, 03:07 PM   #11
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If you use thin cardboard you can use your fingers to make the curve, cut it with scissors and form pieces to make up for imperfection's? One you get your template you shouldn't have any problem's?
There will alway's be something that is not perfect?
It is better to be on the outside of the line and trim to fit than to short and waste the board?
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Old 03-09-2015, 01:18 AM   #12
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I'm late to the party... I thought I had written about this on my build thread, but can't find any mention of it there now. Anyway, this photo basically sums it up:

Do the template in two pieces. Rig the uncut template material as high up the wall as you can, so that its edge is flush to the wall, and then use a fixed-length stick and a pencil to translate the curve of the roof onto the template below. Then cut along the line and hold the newly cut template against the roof to check the fit. The photo shows my straight edge and pencil clamped in approximately the way I held them.

Depending on how tightly you want the template to fit, you might choose to repeat the procedure. After you have the top part of the template made you can attach a second piece of material below to make a full-height template.
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Old 03-09-2015, 10:44 AM   #13
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Have you tried taking it to the front of the bus? More headroom there!
The shower is vertical and in place. I trimmed an inch off the front base edge and it stood right up!
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Old 04-11-2015, 10:09 AM   #14
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I figured out how to do my curvesuploadfromtaptalk1428760882397.jpg
The trick is to cut the OSB into two. The first (bottom) half goes to the start of the roof curve.

Attach the second temporarily to the first but keep the bottom edge dead parallel with the top edge of the first. I used a spirit level since my bus is on vaguely level ground.

Next, measure the distance from the highest point of the roof to the top of tge 2nd piece of OSB. Then remember that distance and mark off every 2 inches, the same distance from the ceiliunf on the OSB.

More than 2 inchges means too much fiddling to get it to fit.
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Old 04-11-2015, 10:19 AM   #15
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This is a more self explanatory picture. My ruler had a hole in the end which allowed me yo duspoend it from a pencil to get a true vertical. Just a case of marking off on the correct side of the ruler.

I wanted to include this before but android didn't want to cooperate.
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Old 05-16-2015, 01:32 PM   #16
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My 6th curve. 3 more to go..
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