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Old 09-01-2014, 07:15 PM   #1
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Minimalist restoration of Caravel

Hi all,

I am trying to keep it the original condition. I am not a big fan of cushions, so I got rid of original cushions came with the Caravel. So far, I spent about $300 on the plywood and flooring. I did some plumbing and still need to repaint the bathroom and kitchen. It also needs some detail work, but I am happy with the progress.
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Old 09-01-2014, 07:19 PM   #2
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Looks nice from here. Where do you sleep?

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Old 09-01-2014, 07:20 PM   #3
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It looks nice! Your bed will be extra firm! Wish my budget was as wise as yours :-)

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Old 09-01-2014, 07:22 PM   #4
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Your Caravel looks really nice. I like the nice clean look without the cushions.
What did you use for your flooring?
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Old 09-01-2014, 09:35 PM   #5
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Simply beautiful.
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Old 09-02-2014, 07:02 AM   #6
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Thanks for your comments.

I used the wire brushed walnut engineering hardwood from Home Depot.

I would sleep on the hard surface with a pillow and a blanket. It is good for the back.
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My guess you don't have a bunch of folks requesting to spend the night either ;-)


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