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  • 1998 Ford Van Conversion (part 2)
    After making a 2,500 mile trip from San Diego to Lake Oswego, Oregon and back we found that there was a need for a few updates. Especially adding a toilet, sink and wash station. Fiesta Island Lunch06Fiesta Island Lunch05Mirmar Flying02Mirmar Flying03Mirmar Flying01Ollie02Ollie01Fiesta Island Lunch03Fiesta Island Lunch04Oswego Trip01Oswego Trip02Oswego Trip03Pomas LunchShelter
  • Lake Oswego Basement Bath
    In October of 2020 we made a 1,300 mile trip up to Lake Oswego, Oregon to visit our daughter. My goal was also to build out a basement bathroom for her. Upper Bath BeforeUpper Bath AfterLower Bath CompletedIMG_8418Final ShotClosetBasement02 Before20200923_134911 I spent 6 weeks down in the basement, mostly by
  • 1998 Ford Van Conversion
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  • One more off the “Honey-Do list”
    This one has been on the list since the purchase of the house in 2005. When we purchased our home, this room was originally a family room, we converted it into a master bedroom. This is the door style used throughout our home, the wife wants to make the opening