Category :Exterior Work

Posted in : Door Replacement, Window Install on by : Tai , freemiumfreemiumfreemiumfreemiumfreemium Comments: 6

6 Months ago last May I constructed an awesome looking green door out of 2×6’s and RV scrap window I had laying around.  I knew it wasn’t perfect but it was a hell of a lot better than the existing doors.  It was a fun project and I loved the hell out of it.  Recently,..

Posted in : Catching up to speed, Exterior Work, Roof Vent, September on by : Tai , freemiumfreemiumfreemium Comments: 0

September was a month full of little projects.  A lot of which were based around the idea that I wouldn’t be able to do these after the fall rain began.  One thing I was putting off was a bathroom roof vent; originally I was planning to use an original schoolbus window and throw in some..

Window Skinning+Window Install I found myself anxious about my drivers side window so I replaced it with a nice big beautiful dual pane window. I put it in a little crooked so my bus could be unique, with this window in, all but 1 small window and all of the integrated door windows. have been..

Posted in : August, Catching up to speed, Window Install on by : Tai , freemiumfreemiumfreemiumfreemium Comments: 0

Window Install Copy Pasta Well this past few weeks have been cluttered with last minute summer fun, but a little bit of progress since my last update. After 3 years of reading through builds and hating myself for not being able to weld, I finally got myself a modest lincoln MIG Welder. I went ahead..

Posted in : Catching up to speed, July, Roof Vent, Window Removal, Window Skin on by : Tai , freemiumfreemiumfreemiumfreemium Comments: 0

Roof hatches Copy Pasta Front roof vent cleco’ed on. I cut the whole with an abrasive cutoff wheel, if I could do it again I’d probably use a jigg saw. The rear roof vent location was not ideal, so I tore it off and cut a new hole for the roof vent. Skinning the bus..

Posted in : Catching up to speed, History, June, Window Removal, Window Skin on by : Tai , freemiumfreemiumfreemiumfreemiumfreemium Comments: 2

Somewhere around this time the bus project started getting really fun.  It no longer felt like troublesome work, from this point on the bus project was pretty much all I could think about. Skinning the Bus Copy Pasta This past two weeks has been an emotional roller coaster, I had a few other pictures I..

Posted in : 2016, Door Replacement, Exterior Work, Flasher Replacement, History, May on by : Tai , freemiumfreemiumfreemiumfreemium Comments: 0

The Door So I built a new door out of 2×6’s and 2×3’s and FRP.  I copied this build from an RV forum, but made a few alterations.    Overall my door looks great from the outside, okay from the inside.  I didn’t really take many pictures.  But the following Picture more or less show’s how it..

Posted in : 2015, Exterior Work, History, Painting, Roof Related, The Dark Ages, Uncategorized on by : Tai , freemiumfreemiumfreemium Comments: 0

Late into 2014 Summer Nana (wife) and I painted the bus.  Nana is very good at painting and whenever it comes down to painting she is always enthusiastic and ready. A few things to note to any other ambitious converters out there. I intend to repaint this roof next year. If I would do anything..

Posted in : 2014, Exterior Work, Formalities, History, Painting, The Dark Ages on by : Tai , freemiumfreemiumfreemium Comments: 0

For us, painting the bus was our top priority.  As you may suspect visually she just wasn’t my style.  My wife lead this party with my roommates while I was at work, it was great coming home to a mostly clean looking bus.  We didn’t paint the roof for another year or two probably.