Day 18 of demolition was our 6 year Anniversary as a couple, yet we were in the bus working hard on what was probably the sweatiest day yet. The temperature was in the 90’s (which means inside the bus it’s about 110 degrees Fahrenheit) with about 86 % humidity. The metal frame was looking nice and… Continue reading Bus Demolition Day 18: Now We Understand What Burn Out Is
We thoroughly enjoyed our trip to LA but unfortunately I (Mela) caught a cold on the way back home. So Don headed back into the bus solo so I could get some rest. We were so close to being done with these floors (we have been doing this for what feels like forever) so he… Continue reading Bus Demolition Day 17: Rust Removal, No Problem!
We had to start to think of what we needed for our build now that the demolition is coming to an end. One of the things we were concerned about was that the ground we are currently parked on is not level. It’s going to be important to be on level ground during our build… Continue reading Bus Demolition Day 15: A Place to Park Our Bus
With the wooden floorboards and the glue removed, next up we needed to take out the seat rails to create a level surface for our new floorboards. These rails were put in to attach the passenger seats down to the floor, but serve us no purpose. The rails are welded down about every 6 inches.… Continue reading Bus Demolition Day 14: Sparks Fly!!! Seat Rail Removed
The citristrip definitely helped to make the glue removal easier along with our friend the Multi Tool, but spending time on our knees bending over is hard on our lower backs so we can only do so much before we need to take a break. Lucky for us we live in a beautiful forest, so… Continue reading Bus Demolition Day 13: Live Edge Countertop and Even More Glue Removal!
The previous day Don had painted Citristrip on top of the glue on the metal frame of the floor of the bus. With the use of the Multi tool we were able to get the glue off much quicker! So we went ahead and painted the rest of the glue with the Citristrip. We had to… Continue reading Bus Demolition Day 12: Glue Removal and We Bought Our Flooring!