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Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 06-01-2021, 05:40 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 39,132
Posted By ComfortEagle
The interior build continues for now. ...

The interior build continues for now.
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-zxQjwJ4/0/X5/i-zxQjwJ4-X5.jpg

The couch is almost done. Under the right half of the (soon to be hinged) slats is storage...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 04-20-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 39,132
Posted By ComfortEagle
The cabinets finally showed up today, most of...

The cabinets finally showed up today, most of them anyway. 1 of the 5 cabinets was “lost” in shipping. Not sure how a cabinet gets lost, but an expedited replacement will be here on Thursday.

I...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 03-15-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 39,132
Posted By ComfortEagle
Thank you Ted. So here it is; a mock up at...

Thank you Ted.

So here it is; a mock up at least. Still sorting out exact spacing and how to deal with the slope of the floor (for the forward bench).

The bead board will stay on the wall,...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 03-09-2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 39,132
Posted By ComfortEagle
So, STILL working on the dinette (banquette,...

So, STILL working on the dinette (banquette, booth, whatever...) but I thought I would share the latest.

The church pew benches have been cut down to their final width, but are still looking...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 03-01-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 39,132
Posted By ComfortEagle
Finished up the ladder chair. Been working on...

Finished up the ladder chair. Been working on the dinette, more oak...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XExPT5r1r0w
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-18-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 39,132
Posted By ComfortEagle
I have been taking a bit of a break from the bus...

I have been taking a bit of a break from the bus this week, sort of...

I came across some free plans...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 02-18-2021, 04:50 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,381
Posted By ComfortEagle
I love tools; I’m a tool... I had to think...

I love tools; I’m a tool...

I had to think about it for a minute, but I don’t recall using a nail gun (so far) for the interior build. I have a framing nailer and a 16 gauge finish nailer; I will...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 02-17-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,328
Posted By ComfortEagle
Dave, thank you for sharing your concerns. ...

Dave, thank you for sharing your concerns.

For underway stops I am planning to put it here. It fits in the dashboard tray section near the door, and can be latched in place to the A-pillar. ...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-13-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 39,132
Posted By ComfortEagle
Rodney, he gets no respect, no respect at all... ...

Rodney, he gets no respect, no respect at all... Me, Iím married now, but back in the day when I was single, I met this girl. She looked a lot like my mother. It was really weird. She even walked...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-13-2021, 03:58 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 39,132
Posted By ComfortEagle
Always... ...

Always...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qvp38qj_zO8
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 02-13-2021, 03:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By ComfortEagle
Welcome to the forum and congratulations on the...

Welcome to the forum and congratulations on the new bus. You mention being newbies; donít worry, youíll get plenty of ďhelpfulĒ advice here (said with a slight whiff of lighthearted sarcasm). ...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 02-13-2021, 03:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,328
Posted By ComfortEagle
I didnít count, but I believe there are ~50...

I didnít count, but I believe there are ~50 pocket holes/screws holding it together; I didnít want any visible screws. A few years ago a fellow forum member and Gillig owner (thank you Justin...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-12-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 39,132
Posted By ComfortEagle
Here is where I ended up with the stairs. The...

Here is where I ended up with the stairs. The braided stair treads are an interim solution until the wife finds ones she really likes... whatever. I was good with the rubber stair treads but no......
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 02-11-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,328
Posted By ComfortEagle
While still a work on progress (like everything...

While still a work on progress (like everything else on the bus), here is the stair cover, not a lot to it.
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-84frr2f/0/X4/i-84frr2f-X4.jpg
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Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 02-08-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 660
Posted By ComfortEagle
Iím thinking this doesnít meet your requirement...

Iím thinking this doesnít meet your requirement of not screwing into (or with?) the door, however, with a Smart Home hub, the deadbolt can be locked/unlocked /checked with a phone app. Thread here...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 02-06-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,328
Posted By ComfortEagle
Your comments are inspiring to me. Thanks Ross. ...

Your comments are inspiring to me. Thanks Ross.




Three years later and that grouse is still stealing the spotlight...

Thanks Ted. ďbricks with wingsĒ is a perfect description, and ď...an...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 02-05-2021, 06:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,328
Posted By ComfortEagle
Doing The Stairs

I am finally getting around to finishing up the entry stairs. I was going thru my photos and thought I would share some pics (and links to the stuff I used)

These fist two pics were actually...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 02-05-2021, 05:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,208
Posted By ComfortEagle
I am so sorry for missing this post. You likely...

I am so sorry for missing this post. You likely found your answer by now, but FWIW, if I understand you correctly, the front section of our door opened inward also. Removing the hardware from the...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-04-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 39,132
Posted By ComfortEagle
We bought that pew a while back specifically for...

We bought that pew a while back specifically for the bus; I am very happy to finally be getting it out of my house and on the bus where it belongs. I reread my previous post and I wasnít clear about...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-03-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 39,132
Posted By ComfortEagle
I feel much better now. ...

I feel much better now.
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-JhWGvzV/0/X4/i-JhWGvzV-X4.jpg

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-p5kgp4x/0/X4/i-p5kgp4x-X4.jpg
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 01-31-2021, 05:49 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 39,132
Posted By ComfortEagle
Yes, vinyl flooring has come a long way. We love...

Yes, vinyl flooring has come a long way. We love this flooring. Lisa and I (mainly Lisa...) chose that flooring about three years ago; the below post is from March of 2018. Time flies... I really...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 01-29-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 39,132
Posted By ComfortEagle
Okay, so I lied yesterday about the flooring...

Okay, so I lied yesterday about the flooring being done, but today I mean it; it is done.

Initially I was not planning to put flooring around the driver seat. As you can see in the below pics,...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 01-28-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 39,132
Posted By ComfortEagle
The flooring is done. Initially I was going...

The flooring is done.

Initially I was going to install the flooring after installing cabinets and other furniture. But as you can see, I changed my mind (thanks for the advice Justin). The...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 01-26-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 39,132
Posted By ComfortEagle
The wheel well storage is basically done, or...

The wheel well storage is basically done, or maybe Iím just done with it.
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-44jfJnH/0/X5/i-44jfJnH-X5.jpg

I started installing the flooring planks today and...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 01-20-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 39,132
Posted By ComfortEagle
A shady place in Upper Marlboro? Say it isnít so....

A shady place in Upper Marlboro? Say it isnít so. :smile:

Although Upper Marlboro is only 30 minutes from me I never made it up there to check out Colonial. We had started looking for a bus...
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