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Old 10-03-2014, 12:02 PM   #131
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Did you get the seat re-upholstered as well, or did you just match the upholstery with the healdiner and such? I have 2 swivel seats that are comfortable, but the upholstery is a wretched, faded pink. I'm wondering roughly what it costs to get a seat done. If you can shed any light on the situation I'd much appreciate it!
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Old 10-03-2014, 12:35 PM   #132
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upholstery guy is gonna fix up the original seats.....and and redo the seats, benches and headliners.

he ballparked about $300 a chair... but i was also asking about a custom design.

i'll know more in a few weeks

looking up at my "swivel chair" in the pic..... i can see one of the one of my design flaws....

the chair should swivel and be the same height as the bench...... almost.... if you look back up, the drivers seat is raised up about 2" on a plat form.

so...... one of the chairs will be level..... dont know how the other one will be. or which one will be off

we'll see when it goes back in
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Old 10-04-2014, 07:59 PM   #133
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someone mentioned on the fb thread about skoolies and buyer's remorse. this door and the hardware to make it work were one of those things a year ago when i bought the stuff.

a year ago, the bus was a money pit. today is one of those days when .....hey, maybe its all worth it...


ladies and gentlemen,.............

my bathroom door



and open:




and a video



this is almost done, i still need to install the floor guide that keeps the door next to the wall

the self closing hardware here is called a "Slido" by Hafele

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Old 10-13-2014, 05:32 AM   #134
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sweeeeet, nice to see progress
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Old 10-31-2014, 03:03 PM   #135
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first seat back from upholstery




checking to see how much to build up the soon to be upholstered bench
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Old 10-31-2014, 07:42 PM   #136
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Old 02-10-2015, 10:11 PM   #137
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not much building going on this winter

but doing my best to get ready for warmer weather. i finally got after the bathroom and got the frp cut, fitted and glued to the walls.



more to come when i get the fixtures and door back together
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Old 04-21-2015, 07:21 PM   #138
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Bathroom installed. still need mirrors and shelves.

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Old 04-21-2015, 09:16 PM   #139
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Outstanding job on the Loo/Shower! --- I have to build something similar...but it has to fit around & over part of the wheel well. I'm thinkin' marine plywood with fiberglass over it for the base and FRP up the sides.

PS...I HATE working with fiberglass but can't think of anything else that can be fitted to such an oddball shape as I will wind up with.
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