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Old 09-12-2013, 06:40 AM   #15
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It's coming along. Figured out how to make the old table work. Still have a long way to go. My brain hurts trying to utilize old table and the foam from old cushions. Will have 3/4" to spare on both sides for table to clear the bench seats when closed completely to make into a bed. My Dad taught me well. Love this project.

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Old 09-12-2013, 06:43 AM   #16
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Old 09-12-2013, 06:51 PM   #17
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Made a little cubby.


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Nice level table woo woo!

To do:
1. Cut top of other bench.
2. Make shelves and backs for seats.
3. Cut curved end piece for short side.
4. Make hinged board for between seats to make into a bed. Gonna store it (folded) behind table under window.
5. Make cubby under short bench.
6. Piano hinge top of benches for underneath storage.
7. Trim, stain, varnish.
8. Make the cushions and re-hem the curtains.
9. See someone about all this talking to myself I am doing.
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Old 09-12-2013, 08:28 PM   #18
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looks great so far, you will be ok with the tank on one side. Maybe try to balance it with storage on the other side.
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Old 09-12-2013, 09:27 PM   #19
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Thanks Kevin. Glad to hear the weight on one side will be ok. Wasn't exactly sure but was hoping.
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Old 09-17-2013, 09:04 PM   #20
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Old 09-17-2013, 09:07 PM   #21
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Done with No. 1, 2, 3, 5 & 6 on my checklist. Starting to look like something!
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Old 09-18-2013, 08:51 PM   #22
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Old 09-28-2013, 07:44 PM   #23
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Almost done!


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Foam cut. Now to the sewing UGH!!!
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Old 09-28-2013, 07:51 PM   #24
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Very nice, what finish did you use on your wood?

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Old 09-28-2013, 08:02 PM   #25
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Just used Minwax Golden Oak and Gloss Spar Marnine Varn. Thanks K!
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Old 09-29-2013, 04:14 AM   #26
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When I started this project I was afraid it wasn't going to live up to the look of the original gaucho but I am happy with the result. (To each HER own). I've posted to myself for a month. Gotta quit. I wish you all happy traveling and Let's Go Bucs! Will I miss this place...

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Old 09-29-2013, 09:08 PM   #27
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Come on, 500 people have read (and I'm sure enjoyed) your thread.Not everybody likes to post. And you even got a response from the big dog himself, Andy!

Really hope you stick around

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Old 10-01-2013, 08:49 PM   #28
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This is exactly what I want to do in my ambassador. Does the front convert into a bed? Also, could you please post your measurements, It would give me a good starting point.

Ok last question for the day.. Is the back straight up, or do the slope a bit.

Look frackin great!!
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