Bus Build: Custom TV Lift Cabinet • FREE Plans – S03E17

With the stay at home orders in place for the pandemic, we found ourselves waiting for supplies to arrive by delivery. Not to worry though, while some projects were at a standstill, there are always others to be done.  We decided to tackle a project that we have been excited to get going for a… Continue reading Bus Build: Custom TV Lift Cabinet • FREE Plans – S03E17

Bus Build: Creating a Skylight in Our Bus Conversion – S03E13

We were quite nervous about cutting holes in our roof, especially since we have been dealing with leaks over the past week, but it was time to face our fears. There are different ways to install a skylight and after much research we found an option that was both affordable and matched our skill level. We… Continue reading Bus Build: Creating a Skylight in Our Bus Conversion – S03E13

Bus Build: Virtual Bus Conversion Tour of our Working Floor Plan – S03E12

Having spent a month traveling, we were excited to get back into the bus and get down to work.  We revised our layout on the computer. Having visited the RV Expo we had gathered more ideas on design and it had helped us figure out what kind of bathroom design will feel comfortable for us… Continue reading Bus Build: Virtual Bus Conversion Tour of our Working Floor Plan – S03E12

Choosing a Bus for Conversion, Tag, Title & Legal – How We Did It

As we have been sharing our journey in converting our 1996 MCI D3 Coach Bus we have been asked a lot of the same questions from people who are considering a bus conversion themselves. We did a lot of research on buses prior to picking our Coach Bus so we thought we’d make a resource… Continue reading Choosing a Bus for Conversion, Tag, Title & Legal – How We Did It

Bus Build: Ceiling Prep & Battling the Elements – S03E11

We knew that converting our bus outside in the Midwest would present some weather obstacles. In the summer we had dug out a big hole in the ground and prepped it to lay concrete for a level pad to park the bus on.  However we had not yet had more than 4 days in a… Continue reading Bus Build: Ceiling Prep & Battling the Elements – S03E11

Bus Build: Planning the Floor Layout for our Bus Conversion Tiny Home – S03E10

Our original bus floors were made of ¼ inch plywood and in order to keep the engine hatch (at the back of the bus) accessible it made complete sense for us to use ¼ inch plywood for our new floors too.  However, once the floors were completed we were not happy as it did not… Continue reading Bus Build: Planning the Floor Layout for our Bus Conversion Tiny Home – S03E10