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Old 03-01-2012, 02:22 PM   #1
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Just finished a mini-project in my van conversion transformation. Over the last two weeks I created and installed a 'hidden' extension shelf under my bed. All cherry hardwood and some cherry ply.
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Old 03-01-2012, 07:06 PM   #2
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Looks really good.
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Old 03-01-2012, 09:17 PM   #3
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What a great site!!! You got any how-to's for any one with all thumbs , but a desire? Keep up the good work. Can't wait for the finished product.
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Nice job.
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Old 03-08-2012, 06:08 PM   #5
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After finishing the pull-out shelf under the bed, Iíve been quite busy working on the rear doors. I already removed the fabric covered panels and decided to replace them with built-in cabinetry. There is only 3?-4? depth available, but every little bit of storage counts in a van.

As you can see, the cabinet itself is almost finished.



Iím working on the driverís side rear door, but the other rear door needs one too. To finalize it, I need to create two new fabric covered panels. I havenít yet decided on the updated fabrics, however they have to be ordered a.s.a.p.

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Old 03-13-2012, 05:24 PM   #6
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I've been busy this week with cabinetry inside the van's rear doors. Just finished the larger of the two.

Look here for for details and more pics.

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Old 03-16-2012, 01:36 PM   #7
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Working on the cabinetry inside the van's rear doors. Just finished the smaller of the two. Next is the installation.


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Old 03-21-2012, 06:05 PM   #8
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Finished the installation of the cabinets for both rear doors of my van conversion. The fabric still has to wait a little.

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Old 03-27-2012, 01:12 PM   #9
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Van Conversion | Built-in stove cabinet

Decisions now have to be made about a side door cabinet. Features like stove top, exterior folding shelf, interior & exterior access have to be incorporated.

Give me your ideas!

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Old 04-04-2012, 02:16 PM   #10
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The Cad drawings for my multi purpose cabinet have been drawn up. As all the components and details have been defined, the real work can start.

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