Installation of the fuel pump, Rheostat and wire run. After unpacking the Webasto Gas Heater, I continue building the upper cabinet, including the Rheostat installation. Another unfinished job, was the removal of the van’s jack, which is located inside the passenger side seat’s pedestal, to make room for the heater. Finally, the fuel pump is… Continue reading Webasto Gas Heater – Part II
A small box that functions as a stand for my Berkey water purifier. Made out of Walnut and a few strips of Maple, it elevates the Berkey and makes it possible to fill your mug much easier. I also prefitted the one piece plywood ceiling, which will later be finished either with an automotive fabric… Continue reading Berkey Filter Stand
Adding a Webasto gas heater to my van. Located under the passenger seat and connected to the gas tank. In the upcoming weeks, I’ll be showing in great detail, how I install the heater in my van. I start by pulling the Rheostat and power wire through the B-pillar to a control panel above the… Continue reading Webasto Gas Heater
As usual, I’m working on different projects at the same time. The gray water tank is central to the future separating toilet, the shower, water heater and kitchen sink installation.
Watch all my videos on YouTube! Taking an ordinary shower in a Van remains an unresolved issue. Two things come to mind, when designing a minimal Van shower: The actual shower pan. Multiple solutions are available, like the Shower-In-A-Drawer that I installed recently. A more elegant way is shown is this video, but this is… Continue reading Recycling Shower in a Sprinter Van
Watch all my videos on YouTube! Building a box into the kitchen cabinet, that will hold the induction cooktop. Finishing it off with some Formica.
Watch all my videos on YouTube! Now that the Murphy bed is installed, I continue with the kitchen area. It’s basically one cabinet, flanked by two narrow sliders. It will hold the sink, water heater and ‘Shower-in-a-Drawer’. Because it’s only a small cabinet and to
After the installation of the Murphy bed, I started working on the rear kitchen of the van. The bottom drawer will contain the shower pan that I constructed some time ago. Watch my upcoming video.
Just received a dozen puck lights; these 12V LED light fixtures are the main lighting source inside the van. The main advantage of these LED lights is their energy consumption; with about three watts per light, you can leave them on without worrying about a dead battery. While made in China, they seem to be… Continue reading 12V Led Light Fixtures
The roof vent in an integral part of the ventilation, cooling and insulation plans. Living in an RV, one constantly faces the issue of cooling & heating and lowering humidity levels. With only few choices, I decided to install a MaxxAir vent; its ability to remain open, when rain is pouring down, made it a… Continue reading Roof Vent – MaxxAir 6200K