10' Standie Foamie ... on hold

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10' Standie Foamie ... on hold

Postby mikeschn » Fri May 13, 2011 9:12 am

Okay,

Third one is a charm right?

Here's the third and final profile for my 10' foamie standie. Notice how it was designed to have a 2" foamie roof? (Look at the bottom corners...)

Next step is to glue the pieces together, after I cut the pieces for the other side.

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Postby eaglesdare » Fri May 13, 2011 9:19 am

oh i like that! of course i like all that you keep coming up with. :)
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Postby Juneaudave » Fri May 13, 2011 9:49 am

:thumbsup: :thumbsup: Nice detail on the roof joint!
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Postby GPW » Fri May 13, 2011 10:09 am

More pics Please !!! 8)
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Postby mikeschn » Fri May 13, 2011 10:28 am

Here's one more pic to hold you over... :D

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Postby GPW » Fri May 13, 2011 11:22 am

Thanks !! That's such a Nice Classic shape ... 8) 8) 8)
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Postby Ratkity » Fri May 13, 2011 11:36 am

I totally agree with everyone.. fabbo shape!!

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Postby mikeschn » Fri May 13, 2011 12:11 pm

First panels glued up...

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I waited about an hour for the first panels to dry...

Then I added the tail end... it's drying right now...

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Postby eaglesdare » Fri May 13, 2011 12:18 pm

oh this is going to be a fun watch.

hey mike, are you anywhere near adrienne?
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Postby mikeschn » Fri May 13, 2011 12:26 pm

No, Adrian is south and on the other side of 23 from us.

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Postby eaglesdare » Fri May 13, 2011 12:53 pm

ok, hubby has to go up there 4 and 5 jun. was wondering if it would be worth it for me to go also. but if your not close enough for a visit then i won't go.
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Postby starleen2 » Fri May 13, 2011 4:40 pm

I like the shape! Are ya gonna panel the inside? I'm watching real closely on this one -the mrs said it looks like something that is in our near future 8)
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Postby mikeschn » Fri May 13, 2011 6:08 pm

starleen2 wrote:I like the shape! Are ya gonna panel the inside? I'm watching real closely on this one -the mrs said it looks like something that is in our near future 8)


I don't have any thoughts about the inside yet. First I want to see how canvas/TB2 looks and feels. After that we'll make some decisions.

One of the things I was concerned about was how flat the panels would be. Now that they are glued up, I sense they will stay pretty flat.

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Postby mikeschn » Fri May 13, 2011 6:31 pm

It's been a long day outside... my feet are killing me. But I had lots of fun!

Both side panels are glued up... It's time to think about filling in the dips. Do I do that before I apply canvas, or inbetween the first and second layers of canvas?

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The trailer awaits. I have to move the second cross member rearwards, to allow for an adequate side dropped floor. But other than that, the H.F. 4x8 is pretty much stock, including the location of the axle.
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Here's the subfloor that I am going to tackle tomorrow. I ripped all the pieces out of 2x4s. The front and rear pieces have the angles on them already. I'll be attaching the roof foam right to the faces of the front and rear pieces.

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If we don't have rain tomorrow I'll continue working on this. More pics tomorrow if you are interested!

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Postby GPW » Fri May 13, 2011 7:40 pm

Interested ... :o Oh Heck Yeah !!!!! It's coming along really quick... You going to pre cover the outside ... probably easy to do at this stage (flat)... JMHO, I'd lay it out flat , roll on the glue and just lay the canvas into that, trim and let dry... you may have to stretch it a bit so somebody else would be handy... and for the best job , you might ask, beg ,bribe Chell to iron the fabric for you with a steam iron ... if the material was folded then those wrinkles will come out in the finish (subtle )...gotta' get those out if you want a perfect finish .... also good to thoroughly vacuum the foam surface , make sure the canvas stays Clean .... tiny bits of anything turns into a bump ...but you can push in on it and they usually disappear ... best clean from the get go... just trying to be helpful...
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