About a year ago, a friend first told me that he was buying a “sprinter van” to live in. Knowing the friend, I laughed and shook my head at the prospect — something I’d later learned is called #VanLife. Come to find out, there’s a whole community out there of people who convert vans into tiny homes. Van Journeys This page is mostly about how I built the van. It features:...
This is home for do-it-yourself “makers” looking for inspiration and guidance. We build everything from camper-vans to home-automation, and then share the tools, parts, and processes in the form of “build logs.”
The modern #VanLife underground turns cargo vans into tiny homes. As useful for camping as they are adept at hiding in a city, these vehicles now covertly inhabit the urban and rural landscapes. Read on for posts about building vans.
Batteries, solar power, direct current. These are the trade of the electrical engineer, and part of any maker’s toolkit. We’ve built everything from solar-powered off-grid electrical systems, to home-automation computers. Read on for posts about maker electronics.