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Old 05-04-2004, 11:05 PM   #1
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Barkingspider's New Interior

Thought I'd start my own thread to document my new interior - step by step - from the floor up. The pink colored drapes, brown carpert and tan sofa with flowers had to go!

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Old 05-04-2004, 11:14 PM   #2
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Kitchen Curtains

So my Mom, the angel that she is, volunteered to sew all new curtains. She started about two months ago, has been working on them off and on in between quilts, and is just about done. Here's a preview of what they look like:
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Old 05-04-2004, 11:16 PM   #3
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You're right. Pretty offensive color scheme. The blue looks better, I think. So, what's the plan?
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Old 05-05-2004, 10:17 PM   #4
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Front Couch Removed

My step-son Jacob helped me get it out. It's now down at a local upholstery shop getting a facelift. Thank god!
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Old 05-05-2004, 10:34 PM   #5
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Gosh the original interior looks like my Grandma's house! I like the blue curtains though. What's the couch going to look like? What are you going to put down in place of that lovely brown carpet?

BTW, your name freaks me out - are there really barking spiders? Ewww!
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Carpet is outta there!

We managed to get the carpet out. Floor didn't look to bad underneath. Only one small area of dry rot where the refrigerator leaked for an extended period of time. Luckily the dry rot was underneath a cabinet out the way. I've sinced removed the cabinet, repaired the dry rot with penetrating epoxy, fiberglassed over the entire area, and sanded. Hard as a rock now. The leak was fixed and refrigerator replaced by previous owner.
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Old 05-05-2004, 10:45 PM   #7
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New Refrigerator Panels - Red Oak

I've also replaced the light oak plastic refrigerator panels with some real wood 1/8 inch red oak veneered plywood. You can see the difference between the first picture and the last. Now the panels actually match the rest of the oak interior.
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Old 05-06-2004, 12:11 PM   #8
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keep up the pictures, I'm following along!
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It looks like my AS

My 1988, 25', with twin beds has the same exact color layout. I will be following your thread closely.
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Old 05-06-2004, 04:05 PM   #10
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Maybe I shouldn't say anything, because this may not have bothered you before and you thought you could live with it, but now it may drive you mad; what about that 'weedy' looking wall-to-wall formica? I coud live with pink curtains for awhile if they were in good condition, not the weeds.

Both you and fbaileysr say you had the same color scheme. Would this have been a custom dealie, or stock color in trailers then? Maybe they were special Mary Kay models

Anyway, the improvements look great so far. Good job!
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mtpalms - The weedy looking formica that I think you are referring to is only on the walls in the kitchen, not wall-to-wall, and it is actually wallpaper that Airstream has adheared to plywood sheets. Surprised me when I realized the interior skin in the kitchen is actually wood - not aluminum. And no it does not bother me at all. The countertops may not show well in the pictures but they actually have a very neutral marble look that should go well with the rest of the interior once completed.

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I'll take your word for it on the marble look - might not be so bad after all - I think the wallpaper was reflecting the weedy look onto the countertops. Too much of a -ah- -ah- thing, good thing, yeah that's it.
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Another piece of dry rot

Well it looks like I've found another small piece of dry rot. Nothing that a little penetrating epoxing and fiberglass wont fix - but what a pain in the @#&. This time the leak is active, floor was a little wet, and I'll have to correct that before putting it all back together. On the bright side - I've uncovered the one remaining leak and it can be fixed. Never thought replacing the interior would be this involved. I guess this is all a plus. Had I not replaced the interior I would never of found this active leak. The trailer will be sound after this job and I should get many years of use out of it.
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My wife says I love taking things apart but never get around to putting everything back together. She doesn't understand the need to comtemplate the ordering to all the pieces. Now that you took a wall panel down you are heading in a direction which is full of danger.
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