The Satin gloss is really to shiny for my taste. The salesman said the longer you wait the less shinier it becomes…… No doubt that he is right in maybe another 40 years …. ?!? Anyway the majority is done and decent. The final coat was put on in a room we do not use regular… Continue reading Cabinets paint results
By Chris: Water pump prep After ripping 90% inside out, I finally made a start with building things back in. Actually both parts are nice, but building up just a bit more. In the rear of the coach there is an extra insulation material (foam sheets with aluminum backing) on the floor and on the outside of… Continue reading Building back the water tank & pump.
Yes I know, it is horrible to paint those original wooden slatted doors! Some GMC owners will call me crazy for doing so! And maybe I am, we will soon find out. The wood color slatted doors just don’t match with what I had in mind (see the “mood/inspiration board”). So this week I have put the primer coat… Continue reading Cabinet painting
We did not calculated on buying a new kitchen neither did we plan on re-assemble and restore the old one. The initial plan was to leave it in the coach and put a new countertop on it with new appliances. The thing is, when you start pulling things out, it is hard to stop, so… Continue reading Kitchen built a new one or keep the original?
Today I continued my efforts to safe the original cabinets. This time the drawers from the clothing/kitchen compartment were in my hands. My initial thought was to paint everything. (I just can not stand the thought of 40 year old dirt from strangers in my kitchen drawers or anywhere else if I may add…). But… Continue reading GMC interior quality
One of the reasons why we loved this coach so much was the louvered cabinet doors. But after the project and especially the mood board was progressing I realized that they really looked very “seventies” and not modern at all. (How can this be incorporated in the “metropolitan luxury” style??) After viewing some pictures online of (badly) painted… Continue reading Cabinet prep work
Man, let me tell you, insulating the coach is a lot of work. (I might say that on everything we will work on…..) First my husband had to remove some off the old foam to get enough space for the additional insulation. There is a lot of stuff you can buy in the USA but I soon… Continue reading Adding insulation