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Old 05-22-2020, 05:49 PM   #281
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Old 05-22-2020, 05:54 PM   #282
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Old 05-22-2020, 06:48 PM   #283
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Looks like you are Rockin & a Rollin. I’ve always liked the white wash look. Being in the Kansas climate you should not have any problems with pine. You get down here in the humidity belt for any length of time, the moisture will wreak havoc on cabinetry. Keep the updates coming.
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Old 05-22-2020, 09:15 PM   #284
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Old 05-23-2020, 12:48 PM   #285
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Thanks for all of the feedback! I feel like I'm getting closer! I had planned on working on the bus most of the day today and knocking out the plumbing, but due to an unforseen project for family I ended up working all night so I'm taking it easy today. Hopefully tomorrow or Monday I can get the plumbing done and the countertop fully sealed up!
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Old 05-23-2020, 01:47 PM   #286
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Careful.....your skill set is showing.

That countertop goes great with that wall.
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Old 05-23-2020, 04:41 PM   #287
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That countertop goes great with that wall.
Haha not sure how to take that... I'm not a plumber and I'm not very good at wood working... But I'll keep practicing!

Thanks! I thought so. I think once I clear the top it will make the wood countertop pop even more...
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Old 05-23-2020, 07:00 PM   #288
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You can take it as the compliment it was meant as.
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Old 05-23-2020, 07:06 PM   #289
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Old 05-28-2020, 11:00 PM   #290
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Starting to look like a kitchen!!

I made some more progress this week and I feel like I'm getting really close!!! Well ok... Closer.

I worked on the wall between kitchen countertop and bathroom. It will have a small cabinet in the bathroom built in it. I installed the tank monitor control and pulled wires for everything. I also installed my last led light under the cabinet that will be over the sink. It made it much brighter under there.

After 5 coats of spar urethane the sanding then 3 more coats I'm finally ok with the outcome. The countertop is very smooth and should clean well.

I installed the Kohler faucet and soap dispenser
It's a matte black color and we think the black goes well.

The sink is a Kraus workstation sink and came with all of the accessories. Countertop, faucet and sink came from home Depot. We spent more money than we wanted to on it, but it will be the focal point for tailgates if inside the bus.

I installed the fake drawer fronts before putting the sink in. That cabinet actually came with drawers so I switched them out from the other cabinet early on.

I also did a few last things under the cabinets before installing the countertop. I cut my hole for my fresh water to empty the tank. It goes through the top of my propane locker and goes it through the bottom expanded metal floor. ( I need to find a way to cap it or put a screen in there to keep tiny critters from clogging it up) I did use Pex A on it after the drain valve and 90 degrees down through the floor.

My wife installed the foam insulation on the pump hoses in hopes to quiet them down during operation. She cut random boards and helped me pull wires as well!

It's been a good week for progress!!

Fyi.. I have the rear of bus sitting on harbor freight jack stands. Mine aren't the ones affected by the recall. But if you have any 3 ton or 6 ton jack stands from harbor freight, check the part #s and see if yours are affected. They are failing under load!!!
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Old 05-29-2020, 10:52 AM   #291
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Beautiful! That counter top slab came from Home Depot??
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Your kitchen is looking great!
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Old 05-29-2020, 04:24 PM   #293
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Beautiful! That counter top slab came from Home Depot??
Yes everything was ordered online and delivered for free. There is a link to the countertop below: it comes in different lengths.

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Hardwood-Reflections-5-ft-L-x-2-ft-1-in-D-x-1-5-in-T-Butcher-Block-Countertop-in-Oiled-Acacia-with-Live-Edge-1525HDACA-60/309910976
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The bus is scheduled for Wednesday at the transmission shop.... Should take no more than a week total time I'm told... Our camping trip in Oklahoma is coming up at the end of June so I'm quickly running out of time... (As usual with the bus)

Will have rebuilt transmission installed with 5 yr 100,000 mile warranty...
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