Watch all my videos on YouTube! Building kitchen cabinets and fitting them in the van. Finding out if it all works or that I have to make adjustments in the design. First time inside the van standing in the shower pan, calculating where the shower head
Murphy Bed Installation
Watch all my videos on YouTube! A fold-up Murphy bed for a van is the ultimate space saver and a little effort can create a unique furniture piece. Much work has gone into it and more is waiting to be added. So far the lower cabinets and the bed are finished and the upper… Continue reading Murphy Bed Installation
Solar Controller & Breaker Box
Watch all my videos on YouTube! Solar Power has put Vandwelling within reach of ordinary people. So, with full-time RVing in mind, I have begun with the installation of some solar components. DISCLAIMER: I’m not an expert at this and this is not a How-To guide. 12V can KILL you; consult an expert first. The… Continue reading Solar Controller & Breaker Box
This Is How Your Van Is Going To Look Like
Several car companies are designing and building electric vans and in the next couple of years and consumers will have a choice of vehicles to choose from. Major obstacles still remain, such as driving range and charging capabilities. For vandwellers, the idea of a full-electric van for boondocking is still unrealistic and hard to imagine.… Continue reading This Is How Your Van Is Going To Look Like
Shower-In-A-Drawer – Part Two
Watch all my videos on YouTube! The shower pan fits inside a bottom drawer of one of the cabinets in the RV. This week I put the box together and cut the shower pan to size.
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The design for the van conversion keeps evolving, while it is under construction. The Murphy Bed/Desk is slowly taking shape, but many of its intricate details face constant scrutiny. When work on the bed frame started, I had to make sure, that the adjoining closet would fit well in the overall design. Two issues reappeared:… Continue reading Design Changes
Murphy Bed Design
Adding a bed to the van is the second, larger interior project that I’m working on and probably the most important addition to the RV. While the van conversion process should follow a specific order, so-far I’ve deviated from that, to create a (very) basic setup, that will sustain me on short trips, until the… Continue reading Murphy Bed Design
When A Bathroom Makes Sense Or Not!
One of the premises of this van conversion is to build an affordable, yet comfortable RV/Camper. Including a full bathroom, would go a long way to achieve that. Exploring the issues around showers and toilets soon reveal many of the limitations that come with a smaller sized Cargo Van. The Ford Transit, Ram ProMaster and… Continue reading When A Bathroom Makes Sense Or Not!
Another Van Layout, Another Decision
It is a long process creating a practical, yet pleasant design & layout for a van conversion. From determining which features to include, to a proper layout, many weeks or months go by before the design starts making sense. While I’m still waiting for the new van to arrive, some decisions have to be made… Continue reading Another Van Layout, Another Decision