Bus Conversions dot Com Bulletin Board
December 18, 2014, 01:34:43 PM *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
News: If you had an Online Subscription: You will not have to go out in the rain, sleet, hail, or snow to retrieve it.
   Home   Help Forum Rules Search Calendar Login Register BCM Home Page Contact BCM  
Pages: [1] 2  All   Go Down
  Print  
Author Topic: Kitchen Backsplash Idea  (Read 4039 times)
Dreamscape
Dreamscape
Global Moderator
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 3322


1968 Silver Eagle Model 01 8V71 Allison 740 #7443


WWW
« on: January 06, 2009, 03:43:24 AM »

My wife finished installing these panels yesterday, it was her idea and I let her run with it! Grin Her choices of flooring, countertop and backsplash sure did come out good as it all blends in so well with the carpet in the bedroom!

Logged

Becky and Paul Lawry, On The Road
Travel Blog - http://dreamscapetravels.wordpress.com/
Bus Blog - http://dreamscapesilvereagle.wordpress.com/
______________________________________________________

Our coach was originally owned by the Dixie Echoes.
gumpy
Some Assembly Required
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 3353


Slightly modified 1982 MC9


WWW

Ignore
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2009, 04:19:18 AM »

Very nice.  It goes very well with the countertops and cabinets.

I'm planning to use those same panels on part of my ceiling. I bought the 4x2 panels in white, and then  bought some
rustoleum plastic primer and a hammered copper paint. I painted one to see how it looks. It came out with some blotches and
orange peel in a few areas, which in my opinion just adds to the look of old pressed metal. Hoping to get that installed this spring.

Logged

Craig Shepard
Located in Minnesquito

http://bus.gumpydog.com - "Some Assembly Required"
oldmansax
Tom & Phyllis
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 1028


'82 Bluebird Wanderlodge PT40




Ignore
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2009, 05:39:35 AM »

What kind of panels are they & where did you get then?

Thanks, TOM
Logged

'82 BlueBird WanderLodge PT40 being rebuilt
Delaware

DON'T STEAL! The government hates competition!
muddog16
Example is more powerful than reproach. ~Aesop
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 506



WWW

Ignore
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2009, 05:46:59 AM »

Great looking selection, those also come in brass and copper, I wouldn't have thought about using these, its a great idea..........!
Logged

Pat

1982 Prevost LeMirage
8V92TA/HT754

http://prevostlemirage.blogspot.com/
Ericbsc
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 492


73 05


WWW

Ignore
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2009, 09:06:39 AM »

Looks good!! I saw a picture of a bus somewhere that had those on the ceiling also. It was done to look like one of the classic rail coaches in the old west. Just food for thought!!!
Logged
youknowwho
Newbie
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 49




Ignore
« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2009, 09:13:30 AM »

What kind of panels are they & where did you get then?

Thanks, TOM

There a PVC product and available at Lowes an Home Depot. Bruce knee used them in part of his salon ceiling maybe he'll post some pictures.
« Last Edit: January 06, 2009, 03:28:46 PM by JackConrad » Logged

Dreamscape
Dreamscape
Global Moderator
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 3322


1968 Silver Eagle Model 01 8V71 Allison 740 #7443


WWW
« Reply #6 on: January 06, 2009, 10:43:06 AM »

We bought them at HD along with some j molding and i.s. corner. Of course you have to buy the right glue for plastic, we used PL brand adhesive. I'll say one thing, they aint cheap, about 18 bucks per panel. Gotta keep the boss happy somehow Grin When she's happy, I'm Very Happy!
Logged

Becky and Paul Lawry, On The Road
Travel Blog - http://dreamscapetravels.wordpress.com/
Bus Blog - http://dreamscapesilvereagle.wordpress.com/
______________________________________________________

Our coach was originally owned by the Dixie Echoes.
cody
Guest

« Reply #7 on: January 06, 2009, 10:57:48 AM »

but I would be very eager to see pictures of bruce knees ceiling as I've thought that it would make a very good looking project and i haven't seen anyone do it in a bus, the backsplash looks great, it would be nice to see how other people have used it too.  I've looked at those panels several times and I think they would look great, they are available in several finishes and kinds of materials, libby liked the brass or copper but the white would look good on a ceiling too.
« Last Edit: January 06, 2009, 03:28:12 PM by JackConrad » Logged
Ednj
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 997


Ed & Sue Skiba




Ignore
« Reply #8 on: January 06, 2009, 11:15:16 AM »


My wife did the same back splash last year.
(see pix)
« Last Edit: January 06, 2009, 03:26:57 PM by JackConrad » Logged

MCI-9
Sussex county, Delaware.
See my picture's at= http://groups.yahoo.com/group/busshellconverters/
That's Not Oil Dripping under my Bus, It's Sweat from all that Horsepower.
----- This space for rent. -----
cody
Guest

« Reply #9 on: January 06, 2009, 11:30:09 AM »

I do like the looks of the pressed metal tiles for a backsplash, really makes a nice kitchen.  I'm wondering about other applications to it also, has anyone used them in a shower stall for example?
« Last Edit: January 06, 2009, 03:26:37 PM by JackConrad » Logged
Peabody
Full Member
***
Offline Offline

Posts: 162


Bus wannabe,Gillig chassis,3208 cat


WWW

Ignore
« Reply #10 on: January 06, 2009, 01:13:06 PM »

I agree they aren't cheap but they are beautiful.I used them too but I worried about them  melting so I put tin behind my stove.  Only goes to show us bus nuts  have good taste. Peabody   
Logged

Enjoy Life...This is not a rehearsal!
Want to make God laugh?        Make plans
JackConrad
Orange Blossom Special II
Global Moderator
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 4447


73' MC-8 8V71/HT740 Southwest Florida


WWW
« Reply #11 on: January 06, 2009, 03:31:08 PM »

OK, I removed several post and edited several others to remove disparaging words and "button pushing" phrases.  Lets try to be nice and keep the thread on topic.  Thanks, Jack
Logged

Growing Older Is Mandatory, Growing Up Is Optional
Arcadia, Florida, When we are home
http://s682.photobucket.com/albums/vv186/OBS-JC/
turbobrat930
Newbie
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 48




Ignore
« Reply #12 on: January 06, 2009, 03:45:09 PM »

dreamscape...the kitchen and backsplash looks great!! good job
Logged
wingnut
Newbie
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 6





Ignore
« Reply #13 on: January 06, 2009, 04:30:00 PM »

That looks really nice.  How did you get the wall flat?  How does one install a backsplash on a curved bus wall? 
Logged

"Bons Temps Roulet"
1979 Prevost Le Mirage
pete81eaglefanasty
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 250



WWW

Ignore
« Reply #14 on: January 06, 2009, 05:00:46 PM »

 It sure looks good. Now we know you is doing all the work on the bus.

                Pete
              FANTASY
Logged

WHAT EVER YOU DO, OR TO WHO YOU DO IT TOO, DO IT WITH A SMILE, IT MAKES IT LEGAL THAT WAY.
Pages: [1] 2  All   Go Up
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.18 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!