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farnhamstj
03-31-2011, 09:30 AM
Spent a few hours last week building a box for the rear of my truck. $110 and some elbow grease. Stole most of my ideas from MUD. I used 5/8 plywood and 1 5/8 screws. It can be removed in a matter of minutes if I want to put a seat in the 3rd row. Eventually I'll build a drawer and a cover for the rt side. Used 3m spray adhesive and indoor/outdoor carpet. 1" Staples to hold carpet to end grain. There is an access panel on the left to store things behind the wheel well. I can get out the jack and other tools in the panel on the rear fender. Got the wife's stamp of approval.

Corbet
03-31-2011, 09:35 AM
Got the wife's stamp of approval.

That's the most important part. I definitely don't have it with mine. She drove my rig last week and complained about the lack of vision. Hope I can finish the drawer before CM11.

nakman
03-31-2011, 10:40 AM
Looks cool Farnham, but I thought you were putting the tire back out on the bumper? :confused:

Jacket
03-31-2011, 01:02 PM
Nice work. Me likely.

farnhamstj
03-31-2011, 05:33 PM
Yes, moving the spare for Cruise Moab. So I have that "spare tire on the bumper look"

We're not bring the camper this year so we'll need a little more trunk space. I plan to make 2 shelves that drop into place on the rt side. One for with and one without spare tire. I was also thinking it could work to mount a water container where the spare is currently?. I haven't come up with a good way to carry water in the cruiser yet.

I don't think Porter approves of that set up either.

RockRunner
03-31-2011, 09:24 PM
Nice job Farnham, looks like you got a nice start there.

Caribou Sandstorm
07-15-2012, 10:51 PM
James Krieger 'Woodsman" dropped by tonight for dinner en-route to the Ouray FJSummit..

He also happened to have a single drawer for me! Thanks James..

The craftsmanship on this drawer is really incredible.

If you want one like this or a dual system, send him a PM.

Now what to put in the drawer??

Outer dimensions are: 37x22x11

Inner dimensions are : 35x18x9

http://chrissandstormfj.smugmug.com/Other/100-Series-Drawer-system-and/i-J42RWKt/0/L/IMG0902-L.jpg
http://chrissandstormfj.smugmug.com/Other/100-Series-Drawer-system-and/i-2XFBkCf/0/L/IMG0897-L.jpg
http://chrissandstormfj.smugmug.com/Other/100-Series-Drawer-system-and/i-3tdBg5M/0/L/IMG0899-L.jpg
http://chrissandstormfj.smugmug.com/Other/100-Series-Drawer-system-and/i-7vJx6hM/0/L/IMG0904-L.jpg

Corbet
07-16-2012, 07:26 AM
That looks really nice:thumb:

wesintl
07-16-2012, 08:02 AM
:drool:

nakman
07-16-2012, 08:20 AM
Beautiful!

Hey Chris question on your fridge eyelets- did you just drill holes through the floor and put washers underneath? Or are you tied into something else that was already part of the truck?

Caribou Sandstorm
07-16-2012, 09:08 AM
Beautiful!

Hey Chris question on your fridge eyelets- did you just drill holes through the floor and put washers underneath? Or are you tied into something else that was already part of the truck?

Hey Tim,

I thought I posted this a ways back but could not find.. I posted up the same in mud, here is what I posted a few months ago:

I made a platform last week and finished it up tonight. I used the mat as the template.

I would love a fridge slide but POs are hard to come by around here. This mod cost me under 100.00. Might add a single drawer if my carpenter buddy has time to fab me one..

I used existing bolt holes to mount the platform to rig, so no drilling. Added an extra piece on the forward end to compensate for the dip. I also choose the fridge location because Ben can still recline his seat if tired and I can open the fridge and the lid will stay open.

http://chrissandstormfj.smugmug.com/Other/Time-for-a-100-series-Land/i-gCfG9ts/0/L/photo-L.jpg

http://chrissandstormfj.smugmug.com/Other/Time-for-a-100-series-Land/i-jNv9rM3/0/L/IMG0567-L.jpg

http://chrissandstormfj.smugmug.com/Other/Time-for-a-100-series-Land/i-578NJRk/0/L/IMG0569-L.jpg

http://chrissandstormfj.smugmug.com/Other/Time-for-a-100-series-Land/i-ZgPN2s6/0/L/IMG0573-Ti.jpg

Jacket
07-16-2012, 09:09 AM
Nice work James!

Caribou Sandstorm
07-24-2012, 04:12 PM
I added carpet to the top of the drawer over lunch (;)) today. Really hesitant to spray sticky glue on the drawer but wanted to make sure it stayed put and protected the hand crafted drawer.

And I made a platform for sleeping that I covered with carpet also.

I am no carpenter but I am happy with the way it came out. Really simple but functional and clean..

http://chrissandstormfj.smugmug.com/Other/100-Series-Drawer-system-and/i-6787CCX/0/L/IMG0963-L.jpg

http://chrissandstormfj.smugmug.com/Other/100-Series-Drawer-system-and/i-2XDvvs7/0/L/IMG0959-L.jpg

http://chrissandstormfj.smugmug.com/Other/100-Series-Drawer-system-and/i-tNGFFt7/0/L/IMG0958-L.jpg

http://chrissandstormfj.smugmug.com/Other/100-Series-Drawer-system-and/i-C2V25ZC/0/L/IMG0962-L.jpg

http://chrissandstormfj.smugmug.com/Other/100-Series-Drawer-system-and/i-xM4tGsz/0/L/IMG0961-L.jpg

http://chrissandstormfj.smugmug.com/Other/100-Series-Drawer-system-and/i-wCT9dNW/0/L/IMG0960-L.jpg

FJBRADY
07-24-2012, 04:23 PM
Looking good.....is that sleeping platform going to be long enough?

nakman
07-24-2012, 04:35 PM
Looking good.....is that sleeping platform going to be long enough?

Bwahahaha!!!! :lmao: :lmao::lmao::bowdown::bowdown::bowdown::bowdown::lmao::lmao::lmao:

sorry, Chris. :beer:


But yes, looking sweet!

corsair23
07-24-2012, 05:02 PM
^^ I was thinking the same thing :hill:

Caribou Sandstorm
07-24-2012, 05:19 PM
ahhh yes.. Funny it is even a bit short for me, my skill saw blade was dull and I wanted a clean cut so the platform kept getting shorter and shorter...hahaha

Really for all you tall guys, you would need the platform to go all they way to the back of the front seat, but I don't need that much distance.. :o

rover67
07-24-2012, 05:38 PM
so can you sleep back there or not?

Caribou Sandstorm
07-24-2012, 08:57 PM
so can you sleep back there or not?

Yep. actually perfect for me. Tried it out in Ouray, worked great.