Sunday, August 19, 2018

Video: Installing an RV Toilet in our Bus Conversion | The Bus Life

Our new Dometic 320 RV Toilet is installed.  We hope this helps with your DIY project.

Buy Toilet Here:
Dewalt Hole Saw:
3" Sewer Grommet Seal:
Bosch Tile Bit Set:

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Video: Wood Burning Stove in our Tiny Home Bus Conversion | The Bus Life

Our Cub Cubic Mini Wood Stove is in and the original Good News Bus has it's new paint! Wood Stove here: Fan:
Haloview MC7101 Digital Wireless Backup Camera System:

Table Parts:
3 x Sea Dog Boat Take Apart Hinge: 2 x Metal Drop Leaf Supports, Pair: 2 x Garelick Stowable Table Pedestal Complete 3-Piece Set:

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Video: Plumbing the New Bus & Painting the Old | Bus Conversion pt. 47 | The Bus Life

We have made great progress on our new bus and now have had to tackle doing our old bus before the new owners come and pick it up.

Here is a link the the items we used for plumbing.

Alpha Systems Black Water Holding Tank:
Fresh water / Gray water Tanks:
Black Water 3" Valve:
3" Cap:
1 1/2" Gray Water Valve:
1 1/2" Grommet Seal:
3" Grommet Seal:
2 1/4" Hole Saw:
3 3/14" Hole Saw:
Termination Adapter Fitting for RV Drain:

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Video: I Messed Up...Again | Bus Conversion pt. 46 | The Bus Life

I attempted for the third time to do a DIY Epoxy finish on our dinning table.  It did not turn out how I hoped it would. 😒

This is the Epoxy "Glaze Coat" that I used:

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Video: Brick Fireplace in a Bus Conversion? | The Bus Life

So we decided to put a brick fireplace in our bus conversion.  Sound crazy?  Check it out.  It looks amazing!


Friday, July 20, 2018

Video: New RV Range Hood | Bus Conversion pt. 44 | The Bus Life

We are finally back on our Bus Conversion after a welcomed break.  Julie and the baby are doing well and our new home on wheels is very close to being done.  We installed our new Dometic CK500 Range Hood.

Monday, July 2, 2018

Video: Lighting, Dinette & Table | Bus Conversion pt. 43 | The Bus Life

Our new Dometic RV range and our quartz kitchen countertops are installed in our new tiny home bus conversion.  We also built our dinette seats and our new table.

Here are the links for items used in this episode.
LED Strip Lights:
10pcs/Pack Strip Wire Solderless Snap Down Conductor:
SpiritLED 100 Lots Strip Light Mounting Bracket:
Sea Dog Take-Apart Hinge:
Metal Drop Leaf Supports, Pair:
Garelick Table Pedestal:

Friday, June 29, 2018

Video: Flooring & Countertops | Bus Conversion pt. 42 | The Bus Life

We are steaming forward on our new tiny home on wheels and we are loving the results.  at this point we have finished our bamboo flooring and also installed our first quartz countertop and sink.

Arwen's American Girl Doll Dresses: 

DeWalt DCN682 Flooring Stapler:
DeWalt DC608K 18-Volt 18-Gauge:
DeWalt Cordless Table Saw:
DeWalt Cordless Miter Saw:
Olfa - Best Razor blade ever made:
Flex CS 40 Wet Tile Saw:
Milwaukee Cordless Jig Saw:

Friday, June 22, 2018

Video: Building Cabinet Doors & More! | Bus Conversion pt. 41 | The Bus Life

This past week we have got a lot done on our new tiny home bus conversion.  Our new home on wheels is turning into a masterpiece that we are really proud of.

Dometic Fan-Tastic Roof Vents here:

Friday, June 15, 2018

Video: We Have Lights! | Bus Conversion pt. 40 | The Bus Life

We are getting a lot done on our tiny home on wheels.  This bus conversion is turning out great!

Products in order of appearance:
Milwaukee Cordless PVC Shear:
DEWALT DCL050 20V Max LED Hand Held Area Light:
DEWALT DCF887B 20V 3-Speed Impact Driver:
Milwaukee 12-Volt Propex Expansion Tool Kit:
Milwaukee Pex/Tubing Cutter:
Milwaukee M12 Jig Saw:
Cat Door:
Blue Sea Systems 12 Circuit Fuse Block:
NavePoint 250ft 14/2 In Wall Audio Speaker Cable:
LED Recessed Ceiling Light 4 Pack Super Slim:
Fan-Tastic RV Roof Vent:
LED Reading Lights:

Friday, June 8, 2018

Video: Stain, Varnish & Gas Lines | Bus Conversion Pt. 39 | The Bus Life

Today we bring you a much need update on our new tiny home on wheels.  We have been very busy with staining, varnishing, installing trim and running new propane gas lines in our bus conversion build.



Call Larry at:

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Video: Building Bunk Beds | Bus Conversion PT. 38 | The Bus Life

Sorry for the delay in getting an update out on our bus conversion.  We have got so much done including getting the wood stain done in the master bedroom and bunk room along with building custom bunk beds for the kids!  We hope this was worth the wait.

Here is a link to:
Bed rail brackets: 
Cot size Memory Foam bunk mattress: