New Skin to Birtha NewWorld (Painting the Bus)

So, we found an RV park that would take us, but the stipulation was to get that beast painted. We probably went a little further than expected, but when you're in a skoolie, it can't hurt to look fancy-fresh. After a little local research, we found this to be the best all-around paint to use: … Continue reading New Skin to Birtha NewWorld (Painting the Bus)

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Creosote remedy, wood stove installation, thimble assembly.

So, I heard a "tip" from the country folks. Word is, put an aluminum can in with a hot fire, about once a month, and you'll never have a creosote build-up problem. I tossed one in there a little while ago 'cause it was getting pretty clogged, and I did hear lots of crackling and … Continue reading Creosote remedy, wood stove installation, thimble assembly.

Building knee-up, dip, and pull-up station from reclaimed wood.

What's with all this reclaimed wood!?!? Its called old growth forest. I mean, there's nothing left of the original forest, so we may as well use the boards that were made from it. Though weathered, the cedar used for this station is extremely dense, and has very tight grow rings. They don't let 'em get that old anymore... … Continue reading Building knee-up, dip, and pull-up station from reclaimed wood.