Building The Ultimate Camper Van as a Tiny Home & Office on Wheels – Thumbnail


We’ve been working pretty much 7 days a week on building our DIY camper van in a Ford Transit with a high roof. We’re planning a super functional home and office space in here, and are building it with as many natural materials as possible (cork, hemp, and FSC & formaldehyde-free plywood).

We’re going to have a semi-permanent bed with adjustable backrest and seating where we can work on our laptops. We’ll have a kitchen with running water, a small fridge, and a butane cooktop.

For our electricity, we’re going to be using Inergy’s Kodiak (disclaimer: they sent it to us to try and we love it so far. It’s the only item in our van that was given to us. The rest we bought with our own money).

The solar power system will power our lights, fridge, roof vent, laptops, and other small electronics.

We’re also going to have a tiny stall behind the driver’s seat with a dry toilet in it, and will also be installing a heater under the passenger seat. Stay tuned for a full tour when we’re done!

We haven’t been posting regular videos because the van conversion is taking way longer than we thought and we’ve had to dedicate all of our time to it so that we can hit the road before the summer is over.

Here’s the playlist of our favourite DIY camper van tours:

We’ll be back to posting regular weekly videos as soon as we can! Thanks for understanding, and for watching 🙂

Mat & Danielle



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