DIY Camper Van Conversion Bed Build, Converts To A Couch! #VANLIFE

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How to build a Camper Van / Studio - DIY conversion (Step by step)

How to convert a van into a camper/ video production studio. I hope this step by step video is useful to many of you. Time stamps bellow: 0:43 Windows 2:27 Bulkhead 2:57 / 28:26 Floor 3:27 Wires 3:58 Roof ventilation 6:17 Insulation 8:43 Ceiling 9:45 / 29:20 Ikea LEDs 10:06 Pallet wood walls 10:47 Bed Frame / 18:36 & 29:57 Sliding bed 13:38 Kitchen 17:04 / 21:12 Carpeting 17:57 / 21:33 / 28:00 Painting 20:06 Back doors / 26:32 Side door 25:05 Charging station 30:29 LED strips 32:44 Wooden deck 34:23 Solar panels 35:19 Plastics and van polish – Music by Joakim Karud – The Emerging Alternatives van is what makes filming on the road possible. It both severs as a mobile studio and a tiny living space. Its color quickly gave it the stage name" Red". It's mostly made of reclaimed wood and was originally inspired by the typical Norwegian Rorbu (small wooden cabin used by fishermen). The wooden deck on top of the van is made in the Japanese way of preserving wood with fire called Shou Sugi Ban (charred wood). There are two 100W solar panels on the roof making it a good off grid camper and providing enough electricity to power the cameras and laptop required for the making of the videos. I decided to share the van conversion with the community hoping it will inspire potential van-builders and travelers. This video is as descriptive as I could make it without boring everybody to death. Do leave a comment with your questions if you have some. I'll do my best to answer them. If there are a lot of the same questions coming up, i'll do a Q&A. This is a 100% DIY van. It was a long process and I didn't really know what to expect. I often had to change ideas, adapt and find solutions to problems I could not have thought about before the start. I was already pretty good with my hands and enjoyed building things, but this van build was definitely a first. There will be some more van life videos coming up on the channel, a van tour and extra little van build videos if there are frequent questions coming up, but the channel won't be focused only on that subject. I'd like to also make content on alternative living, like tiny house and minimalist living rather than just camper vans as living a nomadic life ins't really sustainable in the long run (speaking from experience). I hope you enjoyed this tutorial on how to do a van conversion. Once again do ask questions or share with us your van build ideas in the comments. – Follow Emerging Alternatives: Facebook Group: Facebook Page: Instagram: Twitter: Website: – Video gear list and links: Panasonic GH4: 14/140 lens: DJI Mavic pro: Gopro 4 Silver: Rode Lavalier Mic for smartphones: Lav mic windscreen (Dead Cat): Superlux HD668B Dynamic Semi-Open Headphones: DISCLAIMER: This are affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, I’ll receive a small commission. This help support the channel and allows us to continue to make videos like this. Thank you for the support!

#Vanlife Sprinter Van Conversion - The Road Is Our Home

Time lapse video of our Vanlife Van Conversion with a quick tour at the end. Van to campervan. Full interior build including insulation, bed, shower, cabinets, storage, kitchen, bathroom, design, lighting. Bucket loads of Inspiration and ideas if you're thinking of converting your own van. Be sure to Subscribe as we'll be bringing out a full tour video and much more on our 2008 Mercedes sprinter van. For more pictures, information and how-to guides on this van conversion visit: Music written and recorded by my good friend The Mountain Howl. Go check him out at Music used with permission from owner 'The Mountain Howl'

VANLIFE GOALS: Hannah's Dialed MTB Van Tour

Help the Sampler get in a van! :D Find Hannah on Instagram! SHIRTS! Subscribe! As most of you know, I am currently working on becoming a part of #vanlife. This is a massive project for me, and there are a ton of things to consider when doing so. Thankfully, I have some amazing friends already part of the movement that are willing to share their own experiences and van setup knowledge with me! Today we are taking a look at Hannah's 2015 Ram Promaster that she outfitted with a Colorado Camper Van pop top and MyTourig interior. I've always thought I wanted a simple yet functional interior, and Hannahs' van is the closest that I have seen to that coming to fruition. I love how discreet it can be when the top is down, yet also how comfortable for multiple people it can be when fully up! There are tons of little knowledge nuggets that I would have never thought of in this tour, so whether you are an aspiring van dweller, a current van lifer, or just along to check out the cool van, sit back, relax, and let's start the tour! LFRHGS! -Alexander

Tiny House School Bus Conversion: Take a tour!

Over the course of a year, my wife and I transformed a school bus into a tiny home for our family. Today our school bus conversion serves as a cozy sanctuary for our family of five. Thanks for watching! Subscribe if you enjoyed this, and check out my channel for related videos!

Molten Aluminum Live Edge "Lake" Coffee Table with DIY Hairpin Legs | How To // Woodworking

I poured MOLTEN aluminum into a live edge slab with Modern Builds ( and Makercise ( )! Go to to get a free trial and 10% off your first purchase. Also, make sure to check out Waterlox for your next woodworking project: ► Watch Mike's "How To Make Hairpin Legs" video : ► Watch Cressel's "How To Cast Aluminum into Wood" video : Materials Used On The Molten Aluminum Live Edge "Lake" Coffee Table (affiliate) : Waterlox : Live edge Red Oak slab Scrap aluminum West System 105 Epoxy Resin : West System 206 Hardener : Pump Kit for Epoxy : Transtint Brown Mahogany Dye : Tools Used On The Molten Aluminum Live Edge "Lake" Coffee Table : Festool TS55 Track Saw : Impact Driver : Trim Router : Belt Sander : Random Orbit Sander : Check out this article on Makercise about building a foundry : ► Wondering about the tools I use? Check them out here! ► SUBSCRIBE : ► FOLLOW CRAFTED WORKSHOP! INSTAGRAM: FACEBOOK: TWITTER: PINTEREST: ► SUPPORT US :

I built a simple DIY platform bed in a Dodge ProMaster van, which is being converted in to a camper van by Alex of the Singletrack Sampler YouTube channel ( All of the tools used in this build are available from Acme Tools : || Check out Arrow Fastener's full line of tools and fasteners :

► Materials Used On The Camper Van Bed Build :

Arrow Fastener 1" brad nails :
Arrow Fastener hot glue sticks :
Countersink Bit :
(2) 4'x8' sheets of 1/2" plywood
(1) 2"x8"x16' Southern Yellow Pine board
(7) 2"x2"x10' boards
2" Screws :
Wood Glue :
12" x 24" HDPE sheet :
Queen Sized Mattress :
Pulleys :
Rope :
30" Piano Hinges :

My laser cutter, the Full Spectrum Muse :

FarOutRide's bike trays:

► Wondering about the tools I use? Check them out here!





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