A Break from the Bus Conversion//FRENCH LICK RESORT AND SPRINGS – S04E15

It has almost been 2 years of working on our bus conversion.  There have been challenges, we have been pushed to our limits and we have overcome a lot together.  While we are thrilled with where we are at in the build, after the passing of our cat, Zuri, it was time to take a… Continue reading A Break from the Bus Conversion//FRENCH LICK RESORT AND SPRINGS – S04E15

Bus Conversion While Coping with Grief // One Day at a Time – S04E14

With the passing of our dear cat, Zuri, we struggled along with continuing the build. Thankfully the work we needed to accomplish at this point was all the finishing work in the bedroom.Sanding, staining and painting the Murphy Bed cabinets and bedroom walls. It was very mindless and meditative work which was great. It kept… Continue reading Bus Conversion While Coping with Grief // One Day at a Time – S04E14

Everything Changed for us This Week – S04E13

Our week started out with a feeling of accomplishment as we installed our LED mood lighting. A few months ago Don began prepping for this job and with our lighting finally arriving we could complete the job.A few months ago Don cut 1×2’s at an angle and mounted them into our furring strips.  These 1x2s… Continue reading Everything Changed for us This Week – S04E13

First Night Sleeping in our Bus Conversion – S04E12

Over the last 2 weeks we have built our custom Murphy bed, designed and built bed side towers and built and installed our over bed cabinets.  There are just a few steps let to finish off the bed room furniture so we cut down sanded 1/2 inch birch plywood to create the face for our overhead… Continue reading First Night Sleeping in our Bus Conversion – S04E12

Custom Murphy Bed for our Bus Conversion: Part 2 – S04E11

Don designed the basic frame of our bed (as seen in Part 1) in a 3D program and created a parts cut list. That worked great for that section of the Murphy Bed as it has no need to attach or fit to the form of the bus itself. For the structure attached to the… Continue reading Custom Murphy Bed for our Bus Conversion: Part 2 – S04E11

Custom Murphy Bed for our Bus Conversion: Part 1 – S04E10

Don and I spent a long time talking about what we wanted for our murphy bed in our bus.  We always start with the ideal design and then figure out what is practical for tiny living and what compromises we are willing to make.We were able to check off almost all the boxes from our… Continue reading Custom Murphy Bed for our Bus Conversion: Part 1 – S04E10