Van Conversion Updates

Van Conversion Updates

Adam took another trip to Austin to work on the van conversion and got quite a bit done! We now have our heater installed, our back windows, and some of the cabinet faces. How to install Sprinter windows:...

Building our Sprinter Van Cabinets

Building our Sprinter Van Cabinets

And we have cabinets!!! Well...mostly! The next big task of our Sprinter van conversion was to build all of the kitchen cabinets, dresser, and benches. While we still have a little bit to go before they are complete, we are feeling super good about the progress we are...

Building our Sprinter Van Bathroom + Shower

Building our Sprinter Van Bathroom + Shower

Adam has spent this week in Austin crushin' our van build! In the last few days he has built the bathroom/shower walls, installed some plumbing and the shower pan, and started our closet build. We are not done with the bathroom and shower install, but things are...

Van Subfloor + Floor Insulation

Van Subfloor + Floor Insulation

Our van build is going a bit slower than we hoped, but we are knocking things off our list! During Kathryn’s most recent trip to Austin she tackled the subfloor and floor insulation with Havelock wool. Just like the rest of the van, we decided to use Havelock wool to...

Van Conversion Fan, Solar, & Ladder

Van Conversion Fan, Solar, & Ladder

In our 4th Van Build series video, we share all of the roof elements of our van: our MaxxAir Fan, Renogy Solar Panels , and our Aluminess ladder. Here are all of the links to the products we bought/items we used to install these elements. MAXXAIR FAN As we mention in...

Van Insulation with Havelock Wool

Van Insulation with Havelock Wool

Van insulation was one of the most confusing decisions we have had to make so far for our van build. There are so many options when it comes to insulation and so many factors to consider, such as toxicity, moisture management, r-value, sound proofing, etc. After...

How to Install Sprinter Windows

How to Install Sprinter Windows

Our second big project for our van conversion was installing windows, which was a daunting task, but turned out pretttyyyy well, minus one issue that we cover in the vlog below. When we decided to build a van to live in, it was important to us to have lots of windows...

Vlog: Van Build Preparation + Layout

Vlog: Van Build Preparation + Layout

We just purchased a 2019 Mercedes Sprinter to convert into our new home! (If you missed the big announcement, read all about our plans here). The first step in our Sprinter Conversion was to spend hours (and $$$) at The Home Depot, remove the cargo partition (tip:...

We Bought a Van!

We Bought a Van!

Two and a half years ago we were living in Texas, saving money to build or buy a house in the Austin suburbs, spent most of our weekends inside watching TV (which we still love to do from time to time!), and hardly traveled. As we inched closer to our goal of buying a...

about us

Hi y’all! We’re Adam, Kathryn, and Kona, an adventurous married couple (+ pup!) living on the road in our self-converted sprinter van! You can often find us driving all around the US and Canada, scoping out the best coffee shops, eating tacos and ice cream (we’re a 5+ taco and 2+ scoop household), and enjoying nature.

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