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Old 12-26-2011, 08:25 AM   #861
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Added a mid century spring tension pole light.............toastie
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Old 12-27-2011, 01:01 PM   #862
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Marvellous, Toastie, just marvellous! If you had two like that you could turn them into an expensive lounge!
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Old 12-27-2011, 06:24 PM   #863
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Marvellous, Toastie, just marvellous! If you had two like that you could turn them into an expensive lounge!
Thanks Aage very much, the pole light serves 2 purposes, one is we like the light, two, to keep you from hitting your head on a very sharp corner on the above cabinet which I have hit very hard twice.

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Old 12-27-2011, 06:50 PM   #864
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... hitting your head on a very sharp corner on the above cabinet which I have hit very hard twice.

thanks again toastie
There is a song . I have hit my head many times on the door opening going in and out. There needs to be a song for our aluminum tattoos.
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Old 12-29-2011, 02:52 PM   #865
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Saved the bathroom/shower for last, have changed the design at least a dozens times. Decided to go with a copper floor, great deal from a local business on scrap copper, plus very easy to work with, for the cabinet, the boss hasnít decided yet.


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Old 12-30-2011, 11:07 AM   #866
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Saved the bathroom/shower for last, have changed the design at least a dozens times. Decided to go with a copper floor, great deal from a local business on scrap copper, plus very easy to work with, for the cabinet, the boss hasn’t decided yet.

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No comments yet?!?! Well i will start vy saying that is gorgeous. Have always loved the idea of copper mixed into these aluminum beauties. Nice job.
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Old 12-30-2011, 11:14 AM   #867
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Is the copper coated with anything to keep it shiny?

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Old 12-30-2011, 11:24 AM   #868
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Saved the bathroom/shower for last, have changed the design at least a dozens times. Decided to go with a copper floor, great deal from a local business on scrap copper, plus very easy to work with, for the cabinet, the boss hasnít decided yet.


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I love the copper too. Were you able to install it as one piece or did you need to solder seams? It seems like it would be possible to fold a soft metal like copper as one piece and overlap/fold up the corners to keep it water tight. Also, what gauge of copper did you use?
Thanks for posting the great pics.
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Old 12-30-2011, 11:29 AM   #869
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No comments yet?!?! Well i will start vy saying that is gorgeous. Have always loved the idea of copper mixed into these aluminum beauties. Nice job.
It's called stuned silence. I just never can come up with the right words.
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Old 12-31-2011, 06:36 AM   #870
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I love the copper too. Were you able to install it as one piece or did you need to solder seams? It seems like it would be possible to fold a soft metal like copper as one piece and overlap/fold up the corners to keep it water tight. Also, what gauge of copper did you use?
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Thanks Tim, there is only one seam and that is where the toilet sets, it would be a challenge to fold/fit into my area, would probably be better off soldering the sides. Going to trim the sides with teak wood then seal for water tight. Will apply a hammer or brushed design to the copper then seal. The copper will not contact any of the aluminum, galvanic reaction, thickness is 0.032Ē very easy to work with.

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Old 12-31-2011, 12:50 PM   #871
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Worked on the toilet to black tank today, for service all I need to do is remove toilet, and a piece of copper............toastie
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Old 01-04-2012, 08:03 PM   #872
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Installed toilet to black tank and appears to be plenty of room. Also started mocking up the cabinets.

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WOW! Class act Toastie... Luv the mid century lights and the copper accents . Truly inspirational Have bookmarked for future reference
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Old 01-07-2012, 10:18 AM   #874
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I love the bathroom. The copper, design, location, everything. You have solved the problem of where to put the bathroom in the 55 Safari. It would be a shame to hide those beautiful polished endcaps in the bathroom. That windowless area behind the door is the perfect solution. The sink cabinet covers the wheel well. Holding tanks just below. Perfect!
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I love the bathroom. The copper, design, location, everything. You have solved the problem of where to put the bathroom in the 55 Safari. It would be a shame to hide those beautiful polished endcaps in the bathroom. That windowless area behind the door is the perfect solution. The sink cabinet covers the wheel well. Holding tanks just below. Perfect!
Thanks very much, we really like the copper floor, however, if you ever decided to go this way be careful. This is a shower / bathroom with 12v and 120v power. My shower interior walls are covered with a formica and a fiberglass type material. I have only one 120V wire buried inside the aluminum walls (shower area)and that one wire is on a GFI, all receptacle will be on a GFI breaker. The shower really doesn’t touch any of the interior aluminum walls.

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Old 01-16-2012, 04:04 PM   #876
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making progress................toastie
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Old 01-16-2012, 10:48 PM   #877
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LOVE the speakers!
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Old 01-17-2012, 03:47 AM   #878
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Thanks, the off/on light on top also serves as a night light..........toastie
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Old 01-17-2012, 08:10 AM   #879
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Beautiful work as always, thanks for continuing to update with pictures and descriptions. Those speakers are fantastic, and the bath is looking amazing.

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Old 01-17-2012, 07:43 PM   #880
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too cool! We have two sets (not as shiny as those) in our back yard, one with a white lense like that. We have them around our pool for our stereo out there. Very classy touch!
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