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Old 07-28-2012, 09:47 PM   #953
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Honestly, the chairs are frequently found on eBay, etsy and the like. The table would be a relatively easy build, I would think Uwe could handle it....unless you're stuck on having vintage?
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Old 07-28-2012, 09:49 PM   #954
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Honestly, the chairs are frequently found on eBay, etsy and the like. The table would be a relatively easy build, I would think Uwe could handle it....unless you're stuck on having vintage?
Pay no attention to the chairs...I have several leg o matics.

I am interested in the tab;e exclusively. I am pretty sure Uwe cannot build something similar unless it was a lot higher than what they can be found online for.

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Old 07-28-2012, 10:50 PM   #955
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Glad to see this "News Break" and know Uwe will have your modifications finished soon. Can't wait to camp with ya'll - some day, maybe. Congratulations!!
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Zolatone in progress.

Uwe sent me these pictures after spraying on Saturday. It appears that the 3 gallons of paint were not enough to do the interior although the coverage was supposed to do more than the interior. I hope that the spread is more uniform with the additional 1.5 gallons.





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Old 08-06-2012, 06:29 PM   #957
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Talked to and received newer and better pics from Uwe today of the zolatone. The pics before this looked like uneven coating, but it was an effect from the lighting and the camera flash with the white in the paint. This is how everything looks right now. He hasn't sprayed the front end cap, the area behind the kitchen cabinets or the rear bath cabinet. Tomorrow is the project completion for zolatone and then the interior will go back in along with a new front sofa.

As for the sofa, we need to determine fabric. The original red fabric in the trailer is not able to be replicated because it is no longer made exactly like this. Uwe said he found a similar red, but not exact. What about a grey or coal colored sofa, and use the rear accent pillows from the dinnette that Uwe built to bring the red color from the middle bed together with the grey in the walls?

I'm all ears for colors since I have no clue what I am doing on that!



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Old 08-06-2012, 08:54 PM   #958
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Color is a very personal thing....

That being said, I absolutely adore grey sofas! Grey upholstery fabric can be really lovely, take a hard look at quality fabric like Knoll, its very high quality and it shows. I would stick with a medium grey, not too dark. Dark fabrics show everything, just like dark cars!

I agree with the idea of bringing the red from the bedroom area. Maybe take the existing dinette cushions and remake them into throw pillows and use them.

Depending how adventurous you are I'd personally add another color into the mix. Grey/red/chartreuse Or Grey/red/aqua are very popular combos and appropriate to the era of the trailer.

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Go even wilder? How about a couple of pillows for the couch in a bold graphic to tie it all together.....
red grey pillows on Etsy, a global handmade and vintage marketplace.

You'll notice that many prints use grey, red, aqua and chartreuse!

I think your paint job looks FANTASTIC!
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Color is a very personal thing....

That being said, I absolutely adore grey sofas! Grey upholstery fabric can be really lovely, take a hard look at quality fabric like Knoll, its very high quality and it shows. I would stick with a medium grey, not too dark. Dark fabrics show everything, just like dark cars!

I agree with the idea of bringing the red from the bedroom area. Maybe take the existing dinette cushions and remake them into throw pillows and use them.

Depending how adventurous you are I'd personally add another color into the mix. Grey/red/chartreuse Or Grey/red/aqua are very popular combos and appropriate to the era of the trailer.

Combo Maker - Generate Color Scheme Images to Share

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Go even wilder? How about a couple of pillows for the couch in a bold graphic to tie it all together.....
red grey pillows on Etsy, a global handmade and vintage marketplace.

You'll notice that many prints use grey, red, aqua and chartreuse!

I think your paint job looks FANTASTIC!
Shelly,

As you can see from this pic, there are 2 pillows on each side. We could place them up front along with whatever color couch we end up going with. Since we are keeping the dinette (in case we ever want to swap it out), we don't want to cut any of the cushions down or remove fabric. I don't think the aqua or chartreuse will work, but grey, grey, black, and white do. If I can find a good fabric then it will work well. I like the fabric like Winick uses with a pattern, but don't have time to go searching out every retro fabric website. It may just come down to having Uwe do what he feels will work the best, and be surprised when we meet him in a few weeks.

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Reinstall

Well, the painting was completed yesterday morning, and Uwe has been plugging away at reinstalling the interior. Enjoy some of these quick shots he sent me today.
























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Hey Steve. This is so cool. I've been in this trailer when Uwe stopped by on his way to the Resto Rally in Alb. one year or maybe it was coming back from one of his trips to Austin. Glad to see it found a loving home.

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Thanks Brad, it has been a long time in progress and all. I just think the zolatone makes a HUGE difference in the look of the trailer.

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Looks great Steve. Really sweet.
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Looks GREAT!! Congrats and great work Uwe!
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Here is a picture of the fabric we are likely to go with for the front sofa bed. It looks pretty dark against the zolatone, but isn't this dark looking when held against the red. The light colored maple frame for the bed will contrast great with this grey, and some throw pillows with red/grey/and white will likely make everything look really nice.

Now if I could just find a table.

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