Propane and Last Minute Additions

For as slow as a lot of this project has felt, this last little bit seems to be happening fast. There are times I look around the bus, amazed at how far it has come. The floor is in! We started with a thin underlayment that will help with sound, moisture and will help hold... Continue Reading →

Installations

In the past four weeks, since our last post there have been lots of installations happening on the bus. One of the biggest is the solar panels! Getting the whole solar set up completed has happened in stages. With the batteries in place under the bus, the next step was to get the charge controllers,... Continue Reading →

Week 75

We have finally moved on to underneath the bus. Paul made trays for our solar batteries and propane tanks that will hang underneath the bus. What you can't tell from looking at the bus is that underneath it, there is actually a lot of space. We will also be adding a truck box underneath the... Continue Reading →

Masonry and HVAC

Happy New Year! There has been lots of great progress on the bus so far this month. We hooked the bus up to city water and ran water to the sink and shower! Which means the shower fixtures are finally in! We are very close to getting the air conditioner installed also. Below is a... Continue Reading →

This week on the bus…

Hey guys! Hard to believe the end of the year is quickly approaching! And with it, our timeline for finishing the bus. It's been busy since our last post and instead of trying to cover all the updates in a blog post; we've decided to give you a walk through tour of what's currently happening... Continue Reading →

Plumbing the Bus

We started the plumbing process with running pex piping from the point of where the hot water heater will go; which is under the kitchen sink. There will be two hot water heaters- one for the in-floor heating and one for the shower/sink. The floor piping has been run for some time; it was the... Continue Reading →

Installing the Ceiling Panels

It all started when we decided to work on installing our shower. We quickly found out that to get accurate measurements and cuts for the shower walls, we would need to have the ceiling panels up. So we switched gears. We decided to go with tongue and groove cedar planks for the ceiling, which we... Continue Reading →

Odds + Ends

Over the last month we've been working towards completing a few different projects. Most are still in progress or a piece of a bigger job but we wanted to share an update of what's happening on the bus. With all the electrical lines in place, we were able to get the wires hooked up to... Continue Reading →

Growing Up: Framing + Interior Walls

Time sure goes by quickly when you're working with a deadline! In the past month, we've gotten 95% of the electrical wires run and in place, put in a few lines for plumbing, framed out the bathroom walls and installed walls down half of the bus. Running the electrical wires pushed us to finalize where... Continue Reading →

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