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Old 08-25-2015, 12:28 PM   #1
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How I Turned my Plain Bathroom Door into a "Porthole Door"...for $1

I posted this in The Breakfast Show, but thought I'd put it here too because I think I like it, and others may want to try it.

Have always loved those kewl porthole windows on the higher-end loo doors.

So, decided to try to make one of my own. I found this metal charger plate at the dollar store. Then I found a subtle sky image on the net, printed it out, and stuck it in the middle.

Total cost: $1 and change.

I wonder what Airstream charges for the real thing???

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Old 08-25-2015, 01:19 PM   #2
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There is another option (although costs more than a faux window).....

We have a $40 recovered pothole from a marine salvage site on Ebay, still massively cheaper than Airstream

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Storm clouds might be a more appropriate photo for that?

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I posted this in The Breakfast Show, but thought I'd put it here too because I think I like it, and others may want to try it.

Have always loved those kewl porthole windows on the higher-end loo doors.

So, decided to try to make one of my own. I found this metal charger plate at the dollar store. Then I found a subtle sky image on the net, printed it out, and stuck it in the middle.

Total cost: $1 and change.

I wonder what Airstream charges for the real thing???

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Very creative, FaN.


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Old 08-25-2015, 10:23 PM   #5
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Very clever. I like it!
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Old 08-26-2015, 12:57 PM   #7
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Hi how did you mount the charger to door
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What is "The Breakfast Show"?
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I like your option. We will be in CA next month and I will look for one.
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Side tracking but I like the door knob, looks solid, mine is 1/2 plastic...
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We have that door knob in our new 2015 FC. On 1st trip latch would not retract all the way. Almost got locked in the bathroom. Had to tape it open.
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Hi how did you mount the charger to door
Hi, just folded over some of that shipping-carton tape that comes on a roll gun, but will getting some Command strips next time I'm at the hardware store. The shipping tape will eventually give.
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What is "The Breakfast Show"?
Not sure how to cut and paste thread titles, but "The Breakfast Show" is my ramble under the "On the Road" forum section.

I'll bump it to the top for you.
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Side tracking but I like the door knob, looks solid, mine is 1/2 plastic...
Mine is all metal. I'm surprised they down-graded the hardware on your model!
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