It took nearly two years to complete
the van build. Here are dozens of photos of the process, as well as a breakdown of each step that went it to the build. Everything in this post is from newest to oldest. Steps to Build the Van
Van Build Photo Gallery
Steampunk copper thermometer.
The butcher-block kitchen countertop (open).
Looking back from the front.
Cell booster, MiFi, and internet connections.
The desk computer monitor arm.
Steampunk copper switches and magic spellbook.
Power and ethernet for the desk.
Looking in from the back.
The USB charging "magic spellbook"
The copper patina drawers in the van
Induction stove in the kitchen.
Refrigerator in the kitchen.
Painting the drawers a copper patina.
Drawers under the sofa bed.
Copper switches and volt meter.
Creating the office desk.
Adding reclaimed wood to the kitchen.
Opening the top cabinet doors.
Outside view of the solar panels.
Using cloth to cover the gap between the ceiling and cabin.
Putting the ceiling and walls together
Adding reclaimed wood for the ceiling.
The fan installed in the roof.
Adding the fan to the van ceiling.
Using duct tape to mask the cut of the fan.
Floors and insulation complete.
Finishing the plywood floors
Installing the swivel seat
Laying down the plywood floors.
Spray foam insulation in the gaps.
After we stripped out the plastic walls.
Brandon, Azuli and I starting the van build