nothing yet, but planning on an EV van
if i may ask, what is the distance between the walls across the bed? what is the thickness of the insulation there and what do you think the max height of a person could be and still fit in there?More cabinetry progress today!
I built side panels for the bench around the toilet. I built the door also, but can't mount it yet because apparently I didn't buy enough hinges. On order. Not seeing the toilet immediately when you open the slider is one of the biggest improvements. The door is just propped up on a piece of ply for this photo. It'll be straight and flush when attached.
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I started prototyping the panel for hiding the fridge. I used some scrap 8020 (3075) as upright supports for a panel. I bolted that through the little slots at the edge of the Dometic fridge slide using 4x 1/4-20 bolts. Next I made a panel out of 5/8" with a cutout to operate the locking mechanism for the fridge slide. I drilled 4 holes to bolt the panel to the 8020 upright supports. I didn't have the right length of 5/16" bolt to get through the 5/8" to the t-nut. I got two 1" bolt to barely catch enough to verify that this system will work. I ordered some longer bolts to match the rest of my visible finish hardware. They come Tuesday and I'll pick up this project then. I also made a thin panel for below the fridge. This will eventually have some power outlets. It's attached with 3M command strips. We'll see how those hold up, and if they're not strong enough I'll try something else. Just hard to reach for bolts.
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I also finished the panels for the upper cabinets above the bed. I used WilsonArt Snow Geo to match my other uppers, bolted to the bottom of the frame and a side panel. I will see if eventually I want a panel at the other end by the back door. I will fill the exposed t-slots with the grey gasket finishing material to make it look more finished. I really like just having soft bins up there. They are easy to tote for laundry, nothing spills out like can happen with overhead cabinets, and it's super light.
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I was so afraid of starting the finish cabinetry a month or so ago and wow what a difference it is making. After this, I'll only have paneling on the slider and rear doors, and a couple of roof rack things (one surprise if I can make it work!).
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