FULL VAN BUILD: The Craziest Year of Our Lives.
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 Published On Jan 23, 2024

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CHAPTERS:
00:00:00 - We bought a van! (insulation, subfloor, fan installation, wiring)
00:21:41 - Seat swap road trip, installing the skylight and building the benches
00:40:13 - Building the cabinets and pull-out platform
00:59:13 - Turning a free slab into custom window frames (while getting married)
01:18:32 - Turning a free pallet into a van workstation, water fill port, vinyl flooring, drawers
01:33:24 - Building our counters and dining table from free wood scraps, sink and stove, upper cabinets, systems installation, MOVING IN!
01:51:09 - First week living in our (unfinished) campervan: problems and solutions
02:04:28 - FINISHING THE BUILD

VIDEOS:
   • Everything is about to change.  
   • Turning an Empty Van into our Dream T...  
   • 47 Days until Move-In (ready or not) ...  
   • Beautiful Free Slab Turned into Custo...  
   • Turning a Free Pallet into My Dream Desk  
   • Turning Free Wood into our Dream (tin...  
   • Oddly Satisfying Van Life Hacks  
   • Couple Builds Their DREAM VAN... Whil...  

RESOURCES/MENTIONS:

Bench seat to bucket seat swap tutorial: https://www.vanlifeoutfitters.com/swa...
Pull-out deck inspiration: @MaxandOccy
Huge thanks to Markis from @smalltown.builds for giving me the beautiful slab of birch for our window frames!   / smalltown.builds  
Table saw jointing tutorial:    • Table Saw Jointing WITHOUT A JIG! - H...  
Catskills Mountain Maker Camp: https://catskillmountainmakerscamp.com
Converted ambulance by Josh Sheldon:   / josheldy  
The Northern Joinery: https://thenorthernjoinery.ca
Making the crescent coffee table:    • Turning Free Wood into a $1,900 Table  

THINGS I USED IN THIS VIDEO:

WOODWORKING TOOLS: https://www.amazon.com/shop/morleyker...
VAN CONVERSION SUPPLIES: https://www.amazon.com/shop/morleyker...

TotalBoat products (save 5% by using these links):

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Medium hardener for high performance epoxy resin: https://www.totalboat.com/products/hi...

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Bus bars - Victron Lynx Distributor: https://battlebornbatteries.com/produ...
Battery monitor - Victron BMV-712 with bluetooth: https://battlebornbatteries.com/produ...
System monitoring - Victron Cerbo GX: https://battlebornbatteries.com/produ...
Touch screen - Victron GX Touch 50: https://battlebornbatteries.com/produ...
Solar panels - 2 x 200W 12v monocrystalline solar panels: https://battlebornbatteries.com/produ...
Solar charge controller - Victron SmartSolar MPPT 150/70: https://battlebornbatteries.com/produ...
Inverter charger - Victron Multiplus: https://battlebornbatteries.com/produ...
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