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Old 11-20-2008, 07:30 PM   #1
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It's wonderful to have a retired cabinet maker living next door. Between the two of us and a 5th of Crown Royal for his time and expertise, this is the finshed produt. We got rid of the big plastic housing and made a smaller housing out of cherry wood. Where the housing fastened to the roof of the coach, we cut a piece of plywood and covered it with vinyl to match the ceiling and installed a vent.

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Old 11-20-2008, 07:30 PM   #2
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It's wonderful to have a retired cabinet maker living next door. Between the two of us and a 5th of Crown Royal for his time and expertise, this is the finshed produt. We got rid of the big plastic housing and made a smaller housing out of cherry wood. Where the housing fastened to the roof of the coach, we cut a piece of plywood and covered it with vinyl to match the ceiling and installed a vent.

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Old 11-20-2008, 07:44 PM   #3
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That looks great! Have you got any more pictures of what the structure looks like behind the TV, etc.?
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Old 11-21-2008, 03:28 AM   #4
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looks really good. do have any crown royal left jim
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Old 11-21-2008, 03:55 AM   #5
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Very nice!
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Old 11-21-2008, 05:12 AM   #6
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Very professional! Looks great. More pictures please. Indiana Journey
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Old 11-21-2008, 05:46 AM   #7
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Wow! When are you moving so I can move in next to your neighbor and get mine done?
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Old 11-21-2008, 07:55 AM   #8
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Congratulations, it looks really great. Have you given any thought to renting out your neighbor?

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Old 11-21-2008, 11:22 AM   #9
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Looks great! I am guessing it's a 32" LCD? Would also like to see pictures of the rest of the install if you have them.
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Old 11-21-2008, 11:39 AM   #10
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Here is a picture of the side view without the big bulky plastic housing.


Sorry, but we didn't think to take pictures of the "innards". But I can tell you that it is just a wood framework with the ring attached to it. Also, to gain access to the TV, all I need to do is take out the 4 little wood plugs and unscrew the 4 screws and the TV comes out with the front woodwork attached to it.

Thanks for all the kind words and NO I'm not going to rent out my neighbor. He enjoyed doing it and I really appreciated the help.

I might add, that for 17 years, he did cabinet work for Beaver Coaches.
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Old 11-21-2008, 11:44 AM   #11
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Very nice job! I can not picture where the vent is. Is that behind the TV?


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Old 11-21-2008, 11:47 AM   #12
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The vent is located right behind the TV.
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Thanks for the additional picture, Norton. Did you just remove the whole steel cage for the original TV?

On edit: I meant Norton, not SteveG
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Old 11-21-2008, 02:39 PM   #14
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I don't know about Steve G, but the whole steel cage on ours is gone to recycle. It's a wooden framework attached to the ceiling and the side cabinets. The only metal left was where it was attached to the roof and that was used for extra support.
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