Well this week we are starting at the bottom and working our way up. I was able to template the entire floor with some cardboard. This template will be used to cut out the rigid insulation and the baltic birch, and eventually the vinyl flooring. The subfloor plan is to fill in the gaps between … More Bottoms Up!
Sometimes the progress for the week seem remarkably little, yet are remarkably important. This week was such a week. After looking over the two options I shared last week I came to the decision point to put the water tank on the left and the electronics assembly on the right. Mainly this is driven by … More Water to the Left, Electric to the Right
Circling, circling, circling…. Fying high over the design landscape of a van conversion. Feels a bit like being out of control, but yet still in control. Hitting on each area just enough to drive more detail in the design, and then moving on. From electrical to water, from solar panels to heating units, from interior … More Spiralling
A couple of my product design buds recommended I do a full mockup of my van interior in cardboard and cheap wood before I get to the business of making the real thing. As in anytime someone suggests something smart to do, that takes extra time, I usually just skip it. But I am learning … More Seeing New Things
Welcome back, it’s been a while and it is time to dust off this channel and start my next adventure. This one comes in the form of a van conversion. I have recently taken delivery of a 2020 AWD Ford Transit van and I have big plans to make it my mobile ZenZone. I hope … More The Adventure Continues…