Woodworking

GoldieBoxx Van Interior Build Completion Part 3 of 3 – Biscuit Tuck Door Panels

The third and final installment of my van interior completion series is devoted to door panels. As I planned out the interior build I figured recovering the front seats would be the most difficult part. While it was very challenging, I would say doing these button tufted door panels was just as frustrating and even […]


GoldieBoxx Van Interior Build Completion Part 2 of 3 – Mirrors and Shag

This is the second of three posts about the completion of my van interior. The chronology of the three posts is not exact since I jumped around finishing things based on availability of materials and other factors. So even though this post is about finishing up the bench bases you may see a finished door […]


GoldieBoxx Van Interior Build Completion Part 1 of 3 – Headliner

I made a lot of progress on the van interior this summer. So much so that I’m splitting it into three separate parts. In this first installment we will look at the headliner build and installation. The ceiling has looked pretty rough for a long time. Later on I plan to upgrade the headliner with […]


GoldieBoxx Van Custom Seat Project Overview

If you ask me, you can’t have a custom van without a custom interior. The interior on my van was trashed and mostly gutted when I got it. Since then I have been slowly (very slowly) rebuilding it from scratch. I picked up speed slightly once it was painted and over the last year I […]


Fender Bass Build Completed

This is my new bass. I put it together from parts I bought on ebay. I also refinished the body. I really like it so far. It is a Precision bass body with a P/J pickup set, wilkinson bridge standard jazz bass wiring and controls. The neck is a standard Jazz bass neck with Schaller […]


Merry X-Mas To Me!

I got this new TV for myself. The 36″ tube TV I have been using was too big and heavy. It was crushing my danish modern tv stand. The new Hitachi 42″ Plasma really ties the room together. I am still streaming recorded TV signals, movies, etc from my MythTV PVR and server through my […]