Monthly Archives: July 2017

Vents for the air handler

After installing a traditional vent in the bathroom ceiling for venting I decided I did not like the look.  All this custom wood work did not need to be distracted by a rectangle in the ceiling. Now the bathroom is … Continue reading

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Cleaning up the cabinetry

Yesterday was about cabinets and a few details. Turning these: into this. Then I tidied up under the kitchen cabinet.  I wanted to hide the 4inch venting hose and the OSB that was on the wall before the cabinet was … Continue reading

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Ouch

Just a short note on how painful it is getting spray foam out of your hair.  It has been since childhood so I don’t remember all that well, but I think this was worse than gum.  (And I have less … Continue reading

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Copper Shower Curtain Rod

I’ll just get it out there: Lead-Free Solder is horrible to work with!  I miss my old friend lead. After taking numerous measurements and drawing three designs, I built number four.  The first layout was done on top of the … Continue reading

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Tiny goes on a diet

Chief Pinkstaff used to drill into us: “Prior proper planning prevents poor performance.”  I have not seen the man since 1992, but today those words popped into my head again.  I was laying on my side under Tiny sawing off … Continue reading

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Now for a beverage…

After finishing up the tail and brake lights I was able to pull the wire for the refrigerator inverter.  Because I’m designing to be off-grid/dry camp, I need the refrigerator to run on the 12 volt system and not 120 … Continue reading

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Lost notes and a little luck.

I did the physical install of the tail lights a long time ago.  The wiring was all routed to a central location so I could tie into the existing trailer lights.  But I lost the notes.  And the wires have … Continue reading

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