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Old 12-09-2012, 09:58 PM   #11
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very interesting
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Old 12-09-2012, 10:16 PM   #12
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put the bottom on

Still thinking about doors. Not sure if I want to go with sliding, fold down, fold up, swing open, or some combination? More tomorrow.....
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Old 12-10-2012, 03:27 PM   #13
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so the "bookshelf" is permanently up?
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Old 12-10-2012, 05:45 PM   #14
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two more shelves

So the drivers side "cabinet" is built on a old seat frame and is removable just as you would the seat. Fold down from the wall, release mount at the car, and pull out. No modifications were done to the car at all for this project. Trying to keep the weight down to what the seat was. under 40lbs. I guess the only thing that will make it a cabinet and not a book shelf will be the doors I have yet to add. Again it will have all sides but a back and top.
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Old 12-10-2012, 06:00 PM   #15
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Same thing goes for the bench. It's built from an old seat frame and flips up to the wall just as the original seat. So I can run Bench and Cabinet or swap one of them for a rear element seat on that side.
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Old 12-10-2012, 06:49 PM   #16
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i like the use of the old frames. very cool
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Old 12-10-2012, 07:00 PM   #17
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Cabinet sitting on tailgate

here is the unfinished cabinet on the tailgate and "clicked in" before pushed up to the wall and attached just like a rear seat. Just put the "cabinet" on the scale and I'm at 28lbs. should come in under 40lbs which is the goal.
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Old 12-11-2012, 08:20 PM   #18
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done for the day and need to hit the store for more wood and parts. got all sides done except the front and doors. Not sure if I will stain it or paint it. Leaning toward a dark stain.
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Old 12-11-2012, 08:23 PM   #19
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oh sweet... i didn't even know you had an ecamper. this makes a lot of sense then.

PS. PLEASE get rid of those ugly bench legs ;)
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Old 12-12-2012, 06:20 PM   #20
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So legit! Nice to see people thinking outside the box. (Or in the box)
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