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Old 04-09-2016, 10:24 PM   #1
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Here's the process: First, you have to raise the WFCO. If your not in build yet I would ask ETI to raise it and the propane detector up to make an easier job if you decide to do it later. Only wire I had to unhook was ground as it wasn't long enough-changed it from a 6AWG to 8 with copper ends. Had to snip some zip ties to allow the loom to move.
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Old 04-09-2016, 10:28 PM   #2
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Next, I built the box and thought I could use the filler boards. Used 1x3 garden stakes for the joists but turns out the finished flooring is too thick so no go on filler boards.
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Old 04-09-2016, 10:35 PM   #3
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This 1/4" material I thought I was using wasn't finished so decided to use it on top of the vinyl floor. Used 1/4" backer board on top of the box - can see it on next photo.
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Old 04-09-2016, 10:38 PM   #4
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Had to weight down the flooring and used anything I could find
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Old 04-09-2016, 10:44 PM   #5
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Waiting for Dicor pedestal to mount.
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Old 04-09-2016, 10:49 PM   #6
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Last step is to get some matching plywood from ETI for the face and L-metal for the top.
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Old 04-10-2016, 12:07 AM   #7
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Last step is to get some matching plywood from ETI for the face and L-metal for the top.
Nice job Ross ! Had me a little worried when I saw your torn paneling , but then zoomed in and saw your pencil lines . Love the Mad magazine ! I am still working on my toilet shut off . Already cut the line . Need 2 3/8 X 1/2 barb connecters to finish job . Can't find at Lowe's and Home Depot . Need to go to plumbing supply Monday . Would of been simple if I had enough Plex under dinette to cut . They left me about 3 in then it goes into bath . Not enough for valve . Could I bend the plex out say 2 in I wonder ? Anyone ? Anyway looks nice . Pat
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Old 04-10-2016, 12:21 AM   #8
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Thanks Pat, like Reace says- "how hard can it be?" Wonder how many other Reaceisms are out there Raised the bench as it is too high for comfort at 22". Average dining chairs are 18" to a 30" table. Lucked out on the cork remnants for free; not a lot of cork flooring jobs.

BTW- there is another mod one can see in post #5. Any guesses? Hint- not the cig plug.
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Old 04-10-2016, 01:03 AM   #9
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That copy of Mad magazine made me laugh, as a kid I loved reading them. Nice work on the floor.
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I'm curious as to why did you not bring it out to the edge of the dinette?
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