It's been a busy week for us; Sarah's been working full time at Winn-Dixie (her grocery store) and cheering me on while I grind, drill, cut, caulk, fiddle and generally work on the bus (and cruise Amazon for the next cool part to buy for the bus). I have also gone back to my Captain … Continue reading Generator mounted and Bus Body ready for Insulation!
Generator Mount nearly complete!
Our generator sits happily on it's slides on it's new cradle. Bus mount for the whole assembly lays behind it. I'm not a welder and have never even turned on a MIG welder prior to this week. I did watch a bunch of YouTube videos, read several articles and have watched curiously over the last … Continue reading Generator Mount nearly complete!
Some Windows, a Generator Mount and a Boat
My new office: the 72' gaff-rigged, traditional Schooner FREEDOM at it's home in St. Augustine, FL. As I mentioned in my last post Sarah and I recently went back to work on the bus after a two and a half week break for Christmas and New Years. What I didn't mention is that we actually … Continue reading Some Windows, a Generator Mount and a Boat
Making Plans: Getting into the Project
Up until this point in this blog, about all you've seen are photos of a dirty, 20-year old bus. Well, you're going to get a lot more dirty old bus pics in the coming weeks but I thought I would let you in on my vision and share our plans for what the thing is … Continue reading Making Plans: Getting into the Project
The Adventure Begins: 15,000 Pounds of Steel Joins the Family
It was cool, rainy November Saturday in Rural South Georgia when we finally forked over a good part of our collective life savings, signed some paperwork and purchased a 20 year-old International 3800 School Bus. The grass along the two-lane highway was still clinging to the last of it's summer green before it adopted it's … Continue reading The Adventure Begins: 15,000 Pounds of Steel Joins the Family