We bought a bus to convert into a Tiny Home on wheels

Together my girlfriend and I purchased a bus to convert into a tiny home. We’re about 60% done with the conversion now and thought it would be a good idea to post our content on my blog for others to find and use as their own reference. This can be looked at similar to a build thread for a racecar. All rules still apply, other than the going fast part 😉 A bit of history on our bus. We found our 1988 Thomas Built “Mighty Mite” originally a 33 passenger bus on Craigslist. The image below was minutes after the pink slip was signed and the $1,000 cash was exchanged.   Jessica Perez and Nicholas Cahill purchased a bus. We will slowly transform this mini bus into something very special. Stay tuned for a highly documented transformation over the next few months. This is the official beginning of our #tinyhome adventure. Follow us on our lifelong memories. A photo posted by @bluebusadventure on Apr 1, 2015 at 12:54pm PDT   This was a quick little interior shot from the first test drive. The bus started right up, we took her up to 75mph and it didn’t have any weird shaking or noises so we went ahead and purchased the bus and drove it 3 hours home to Lake Tahoe. Jessica is the better one at designing and planning where parts of the bus should go, and after a few revisions we decided on this as a basic layout. We gutted the entire interior, insulated the floors, insulated the walls and laid down some plywood floorboards. The floorboards would end up staying until we eventually go to full on bamboo floors. After we took care of the insulation process the next thing up was construction for our bed. The bed is going to have a removable center portion in the middle so it triples as a bed, walkway and a... View More »