DIY Projects (Makers)

"Makers" mix construction skills with modern technology to create DIY projects. From an off-grid electrical system to insulating a van, I share what worked (and what didn't).

portable charger and raspberry pi in a hollow book

These posts explain how I created everything from my "tiny home in a van" to home automation solutions. You'll find part lists, pictures, and even source code as you learn from my mistakes. No matter if you've done it a dozen times or are just learning about making things, these build logs can help planning DIY projects.

Building A Wood Cabin Steampunk Van

There are many, many websites showing off #vanlife vans. We run into travelers every day with beautiful, albeit “standard” vans. Some look super polished, with crisp white lines. There are ...
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