I’m embarking on a journey to convert a little school bus into a tiny home on wheels for myself and my recently-adopted rescue pup Pepper.

If you’re curious abut bus life, and want to know if a single chick with no building experience and very little mechanical knowledge, can successfully convert a bus into a home, and live life on the road with a dog, while running a handmade business, then stick around and we’ll find out together!

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Treating rust and painting the subfloor frame

Treating rust and painting the subfloor frame

Yesterday I treated all the rust patches in the floor frame. There was actually quite a lot and the more of the white paint I ground off, the more rust I discovered underneath it! At least it was all still pretty minor and I didn't stress too much about getting it all...

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Cleaning the floor frame

Cleaning the floor frame

This week I gave the floor a thorough clean and washed off all the dirt that was caked onto the floor frame. I also pulled the driver seat out temporarily so I could remove the old, very worn vinyl that was covering the floor in the cab area, and clean underneath. Not...

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Removing the floor heaters and the old floor

Removing the floor heaters and the old floor

This week I tackled one of the biggest jobs so far on my Toyota Coaster bus conversion - removing the floor heaters and pulling up the old plywood floor.The two black things in the photo above are the floor heaters. They are connected by hoses to the main coolant...

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