A small box that functions as a stand for my Berkey water purifier. Made out of Walnut and a few strips of Maple, it elevates the Berkey and makes it possible to fill your mug much easier. I also prefitted the one piece plywood ceiling, which will later be finished either with an automotive fabric… Continue reading Berkey Filter Stand
It was time to add some insulation to the ceiling of the van, now that with the Murphy bed installation, access to the ceiling is closing up. I already made the decision to use primarily Poly-Iso and Denim insulation and started to fill the ceiling cross-members with Denim. The cross-members allow for approximately 1-1/2 inch… Continue reading RV Ceiling Insulation
In planning the upcoming conversion, one of the first issues I have to look at is insulation. While insulating an RV tends to be against heat loss and cold, more and more conversions nowadays incorporate some sort of soundproofing. Very popular materials are Dynamat, Fatmat and the poor man’s Peel & Seal. Popularized with car… Continue reading Is RV Soundproofing Really Essential?
Before continuing with the other side of the van interior, it’s time to put the wall and window above the bed, back together again. Two issues remain: the battery cables and the solar controller cable need to be installed. The other is the decision I have to make, whether to go ahead with batting as… Continue reading Bed, Wall & Window
Another day, another window frame. Today I first removed the two remaining window frames. They have a little damage and after their repair, I will paint them like the others. Insulation has been applied minimally; lots of spaces around the windows and walls are open cavities, like this area under one of the large… Continue reading Ceiling headliner removal