This time, I install the toilet cabinet and connect the drain to the waste water system. Before the toilet cabinet is attached to the floor and side cabinet with screws, a Forstner bit is used to create a large hole, to allow passage of some electrical wires to an electrical outlet and some lights. The… Continue reading DIY Separating Toilet – Part 7
I finish all the preparations, before the toilet is installed in the van. The toilet has a mechanism, that allows it to be on a sliding drawer, while being connected to the gray water tank, which is located under the van. I use a PVC connector at the bottom of the slider and an identical… Continue reading DIY Separating Toilet – Part 6
Several smaller jobs this week. I insulate around the side window and permanently install the Tweed Fabric surrounds. Then permanently install the cabinet underneath and pull some wires for a future outlet and some lights. The main job was to connect the gray water valve’s wiring to the 12V circuit and install a ON/OFF switch… Continue reading Insulate, Cabinet & Wiring
After fitting and testing the gray water tank, I do the final installation. I also add a vent pipe, close an unused opening and add a 12V valve to the dump line.
Installed the overflow on the gray water tank. Simply a few PVC connectors with on top a small piece of window screen material, held in place with a clamp. Next will be the 12V electric valve, A switch at the steering wheel will allow me to open the valve and dump the content of the… Continue reading Gray Water Tank Overflow
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! A fold-up Murphy bed for a van is the ultimate space saver and a little effort can create a unique furniture piece. Much work has gone into it and more is waiting to be added. So far the lower cabinets and the bed are finished and the upper… Continue reading Murphy Bed Installation
Watch all my videos on YouTube! Safety comes in different packages and I start with a fire extinguisher in the RV/Cargo Van. I just installed a general purpose extinguisher next to the driver’s seat and will add another one at a later time, either in the kitchen or at the sliding side door of my… Continue reading Thinking About Safety & More
Replacing the leaking fill dish of the fresh water tank in the RV with a marine type deckfill and testing if it works. In addition, I worked on my small oil painting as a simple interior decorating idea for the RV and I placed multiple N52 Neodymium magnets into the legs of the Murphy bed,… Continue reading Deckfill Testing & Murphy Bed Magnets
Mondriaan Oil Painting This is an update from what I’ve been doing the last few days. I’m working on the final install of the Murphy bed in the Ford Transit van and like always, I’m doing several small projects at the same time. Part of the Murphy bed, I choose a Mondriaan to add some… Continue reading Make Your Own Interior Decor