123 Photos - Oct 17, 2014
Photo: Late night parking pad prep.  Neighbor came over with a bobcat after work.Photo: Late night parking pad prep.  Neighbor came over with a bobcat after work.Photo: 5.5 tons of gravel!  Nice and compressed.  Now we just need a fence solution!Photo: First night at home!Photo: Cute little HodgePod!Photo: Taking our Pod homePhoto: Taking our Pod home. The lovely folks who sold this to us also had a shell that fit our truck for sale!Photo: Taking our Pod homePhoto: The doorPhoto: The dinette (before we changed it)Photo: Fridge & MicrowavePhoto: KitchenPhoto: Queen Size BedPhoto: BathroomPhoto: A very odd perspective in panoramaPhoto: Original LayoutPhoto: Dinette Mod: Make a C-shaped couch for better game playing!  Original layoutPhoto: Dinette Mod: Original layoutPhoto: Dinette Mod: bench on the left was permanently closed due to fusebox and wiring.  SO MUCH UNUSED SPACE!Photo: Dinette Mod: Removal of all the benchesPhoto: Dinette Mod: Upgraded 2nd electrical receptacle with USB chargers.Photo: Dinette Mod: Shifted fusebox, propane alarm, and electrical outlets to smaller area.  Added a ventilation, just in case.Photo: Dinette Mod: Reused wood panels from original benches, but had to use a few new pieces.  "Cinnamon" from Lowes.  Pretty close.Photo: Dinette Mod: Minwax "American Chestnut" stain & poly is a fairly close match for coloring unfinished wood.Photo: Dinette Mod: Needed to trim down the original bench doors and cushions to fit the new configurationPhoto: Dinette Mod: Completed electrical box. Added a vent in case of heat build up.Photo: Dinette Mod: Big benches are hinged. Small benches lids are not hinged but completely removable. More storage space now!Photo: Dinette Mod: Cushions altered to fit the big bench. Small benches can also be used as end table and foot rests.Photo: Dinette Mod: Made cushions for small benches.Photo: Dinette Mod: Original table can still fit between benches to be used for the bed.  Will need to make new taller back rest cushions for the big bench to be able to have enough cushions for 2 people to sleep in this space.Photo: Dinette Mod: The whole inspiration for this mod was to be able to play cards and other games more easily at the table.  A stool  can be placed at the near side so players can sit on all sides of the table.Photo: Dinette Mod: With stronger tops on the end table/stools and nicer cushionsPhoto: Dinette Mod: Table legs that fold flatPhoto: Dinette Mod: The legs and table still need workPhoto: Dinette Mod: New table legs allow for storage on wallPhoto: Undersink Mod: There was a panel blocking off half the space under the sink, due to the p-trap and wiring.Photo: Project: increasing undersink storage space.  There was a panel blocking off half the space under the sink, due to the p-trap and wiring.Photo: Project: increasing undersink storage space. Shift those pesky wires to that nice unusable space behind the drawers.Photo: Undersink Mod: Ptrap shifted toward back of space.Photo: Undersink Mod: Relay switches, hoses, and wires shifted behind drawers.Photo: Undersink Mod: Moved one of the original panels back to protect wiring and hoses behind drawers.Photo: New Shades! Reused mini-blind hardware to make roman shades.Photo: New Shades! Reused mini-blind hardware to make roman shades.Photo: New Shades! Reused mini-blind hardware to make roman shades.Photo: New Shades! Reused mini-blind hardware to make roman shades.Photo: New Shades! Reused mini-blind hardware to make roman shades.Photo: New Shades!Photo: New Shades! Shade top without valencePhoto: New Shades! How to sew hem to tie bottom of shadePhoto: New Shades! How to sew hem to tie bottom of shadePhoto: New Shades! How to make bottom of shade end capsPhoto: Headbanger Mod, aka removing overhead A/V cabinetPhoto: Headbanger Mod: Remembering wires on cable outletPhoto: Headbanger Mod: moving wires to new outlet locationPhoto: Headbanger Mod: Holes for original electricalPhoto: Headbanger Mod: Nearly done. Shelf and electrical installedPhoto: Headbanger Mod: new electrical boxPhoto: Headbanger Mod:  new trim covered in paintable textured wallpaperPhoto: Headbanger Mod: LOOK AT ALL THE HEADROOM!Photo: Furnace Drawer Mod: Furnace enclosed in cabinet below mattressPhoto: Furnace Drawer Mod: Added air intake ventPhoto: Furnace Drawer Mod: 1st try, heat vent too smallPhoto: Furnace Drawer Mod: Larger heat vent, sealed under bed cold air intake with aluminum tape.Photo: Kitchenette ModsPhoto: Kitchenette Mods: Tin sign held on with velcro command strips, basket organizer velcro stripped to wall, new faucet.Photo: Kitchenette Mods: Cutting board stove coverPhoto: Kitchenette Mods: New faucet and soap dispenserPhoto: All important bottle opener and holder mod! Travel Gnome approved.Photo: Thrift store mirror velcro stripped to bathroom doorPhoto: Shoe organizer on inside of bathroom doorPhoto: Bathroom Mod: Wire coated shelf on back wall of lav. Plastic shower curtain will protect during shower.Photo: Weird rubber discs on roof in A/C unitPhoto: Weird rubber discs on roof in A/C unitPhoto: Lock Pin Saving Mod: Magnet on tonguePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Brookville Reservoir (Mounds Campground)Photo: Boondocking in the Hoosier National ForestPhoto: Boondocking in the Hoosier National ForestPhoto: Boondocking in the Hoosier National ForestPhoto: Boondocking in the Hoosier National ForestPhoto: Custom wall art (craftily hiding wall damage from cabinet removal)Photo: Custom wall art (craftily hiding wall damage from cabinet removal)Photo: Custom wall art (craftily hiding wall damage from cabinet removal)Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: First trip out with the Pod!! Clifty Falls State Park in S. IndianaPhoto: First trip out with the Pod!! Clifty Falls State Park in S. IndianaPhoto: Image for "business" cardsPhoto: Image for "Business" cardsPhoto: Pod Name Installed!Photo: Reminder of door and wall thicknessPhoto: Color Upgrade! New curtains (including curtain tracts), valance box fabric and duvetPhoto: Color Upgrade! New curtains (including curtain tracts), valance box fabric and duvetPhoto: Color Upgrade! New curtains (including curtain tracts), valance box fabric and cushion fabric.Photo: New curtain material! Doug loves dragons and Fiona loves peacocks.Photo: Color Upgrade! New curtains (including curtain tracts), valance box fabric and cushion fabric.Photo: Color Upgrade! New curtains (fabric glued to vinyl roller shade) and valance fabric.Photo: Color Upgrade! New curtains (fabric glued to vinyl roller shade) and valance fabric.Photo: Color Upgrade! New curtains (fabric glued to vinyl roller shade) and valance fabric.Photo: Flip JackPhoto: Flip JackPhoto: Door window and keyless entry installed!Photo: Door window and screen door cross bar installed!