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Old 08-06-2012, 09:25 PM   #1
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Converting overhead cab to bunk on Class b+ BTCruiser

The overhead area is large enough for a small bunk and I could easily remove the cabinets. It is already insulated with loose fiberglass. My question is how would I frame it? Metal or wood? And how would I adhere it to the fiberglass? Are there any DIY websites you know of? Thanks
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Old 08-06-2012, 09:29 PM   #2
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I'm glad to see this question as I am going to need to add bunks to our RV as well and not sure how they will need to be attached.
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Old 08-06-2012, 09:34 PM   #3
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I would do wood you can shape to what ever you need, and what are the cabinets screwed in to now? Lets see a pic of what your working with
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Here is a picture of the area. The cabinets don't appear to be attached at the top or bottom. It's like a puzzle, each piece is attached to each other and the entire thing fits tight.
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Nice woodwork it looks like it hold itself in there with the other cabinets too, if you wanted to remove it looks like one piece at a time, are there any pocket screws in behind the wood
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Old 08-07-2012, 07:37 PM   #6
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I can remove all the wood without ruining it in case I need to replace it again at some point. Once I get it out though I will be left with a solid bottom and a fiberglass shell. I will need to put some kind of a ceiling/wall in it so it will remain insulated. Even if I bough manufactured ceiling panels (cloth covered foam) I have no idea how I would bend them or adhere them to the fiberglass cap. I can find nothing online that talks about this. Even remodel/repair sites don't address this one piece of information. Any help will be appreciated.
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This is a new one even for me I took a lot of them apart and put them back, I don't know how to start that one.
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