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Old 05-06-2014, 11:10 PM   #1
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new wood interior

Thinking of doing a complete wood interior,,walls and ceiling,,Not sure if I should be applying overtop of the interior skin or removing it and attatching the plywood directly to the ribs...Any ideas??? Thanks

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Old 05-07-2014, 03:50 AM   #2
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The interior skins are part of what holds the trailer together, so don't take them off, apply whatever over them.


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I would take down the inter skins. The plywood will do just fine structurally. A good side benefit is you will be able to examine your wiring and insulation and make the necessary improvements as needed
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BTW the walls will be a snap but doing the end caps will be an effort.
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You can see how I did it in my thread linked below.

Another example, and the one I followed, is Carlos Ferguson's

Forum Thread: First She Had to Take a Ride on a Boat

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Old 07-07-2014, 08:44 PM   #6
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Hi, do you have the thread link for the wood paneling? I'm looking to do our 60 Tradewind interior with cedar.


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