Chapter 7: Nicholson Flooring

Last year we took a spontaneous vacation to the quaint town of Savannah, GA. While we there, we visited their train museum. While walking through the old round house, Joey noticed the flooring. It looked like brick, but it wasn’t. It was wood. Evidently, using wood vs. stone was common back in the 1800s to

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Chapter 6: Floor Plan

Once the insulation was complete, it was time to decide where we wanted everything to go. It made sense to have the living room in the front when you first walked in. If our TN selves are anything like our FL selves, we will be entertaining and hosting events, even when we move into our

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Chapter 5: Insulation

Now that the bus was stripped to the bare bones, it was time to build her back up.     After cleansing the steel with Xylene, we applied a generous coat of oil-based Rustoleum paint to serve as protective enamel. We have big plans for our bus so can’t be worrying about preventable things like

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Chapter 4: Demolition

Life tends to get in the way, A LOT. Before we knew it, nine months had flown by and we hadn’t made any substantial progress on the bus. However, that was all about to change. First things first, we had strip the interior, all the way down to the galvanized steel floors. The obnoxious blue

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Chapter 1: The Find

I’m sure many novel ideas can be accredited to road trips. You’re confined in a small space for an extended amount of time but your mind is free. Free to think up the unimaginable, the unconventional and the downright crazy. And if you’re anything like us, sometimes those ideas stick with you, even after you

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