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Monthly Archives: July 2016

Floor Heating

By |July 31st, 2016|BUILD, ELECTRIC, INTERIOR BUILD|0 Comments

I had started to build the desk and cabinet in my work area. The desk is in with all edges trimmed, fits perfectly in the slide-out, which means the slide-out is perfectly rectangular with 90 degree corners. This is something I cannot always expect when I build it. I am not a cabinet maker and it shows at times (smile).

Before I can finish the cabinets under the work desk I have to finish the floor inside the slide-out because the side panels of the cabinets sit directly on the floor. I do not make a separate floor inside the […]

Kitchen Continued

By |July 18th, 2016|BUILD, INTERIOR BUILD|0 Comments

The next steps in the kitchen were little things like missing trim pieces, fixing the bench top, fixing the seal around the bench top and the kick boards underneath the cabinets.

I cut the kick boards, put the trim around and fitted the braces to clamp into the feet. The kick boards are removable and one can use the spaces under the cabinets for cables and pipes. I left a little gap as one can see in the image above for the height of the floor insulation and the floor cover.

I changed the doors I had […]

Bench Top Seal

By |July 6th, 2016|BUILD, INTERIOR BUILD|0 Comments

Making further progress still in baby steps though. Have finished the doors of the one high cabinet.

As the above images show we have changed our decision regarding door handles. The push open locks have the disadvantage that the doors actually do not close unless one pushes them into the lock. Since we intend to stay longer in one place ¬†we wanted the doors unlocked for convenience and decided on self, soft closing mechanisms. This requires a handle on the doors to open, but we did not want the typical push in/out knob locks. They are not solid enough […]