The Bar / Desktop

Disclaimer: What follows is an IN DEPTH discussion about how to build your own version of our faux butcher block counter top. It goes into great detail about measuring, planning and designing, selecting wood, and different aspects of wood working. If you’re interested in completing a similar project, I encourage you to settle in and read on through. If not, please feel free to just browse through and look at the pretty pictures instead. We won’t be offended.  😉 

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Covering Old Lap Sealant

We didn’t do an individual post when we replaced the sealant, mostly because I didn’t think to do it, but I think we were remiss in doing so, as it was actually a really important part of the roof refinishing as a whole.

This is what the old sealant looked like. It clearly had not been touched since the trailer was originally put together.



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Refinishing Our Roof

This weekend, we refinished the roof of Foxy, our 22 foot 1999 Arctic Fox Travel Trailer, in which we enjoy living full time. It was looooooong past due. The trailer is sixteen years old, and it looks like it has never had the roof refinished. The original coating appears to have more or less worn through to the roof underneath, giving it a grey speckled appearance. Not good. Here, take a look for yourself…

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Installing the Dickinson Marine Stove

A close up during install of the Dickinson Marine Stove

Yesterday, we installed our brand new, totally freakin’ awesome Dickinson Stove. This girl is a stainless steel monument to wood burning gorgeousness. Now that she’s installed, I can’t believe I ever had {serious} doubts about the wisdom of installing a wood burning stove in our travel trailer. (Whether we live in it full time or not.)

She was beautiful right out of the box.

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