VAN LIFE BUILD: Framing our Off-Grid Tiny House

Building an Off-Grid Tiny House on Wheels 🚐 | Framing Our Van Home w/ Bedroom, Kitchen & Bathroom! The first 1000 people who click the link will get 2 free months of Skillshare Premium: skl.sh/eamonandbec3 Thank you to Skillshare for sponsoring this video. ► SUBSCRIBE so you never miss a video bit.ly/2DDSUgu 💜
Thank you to Sprinter Upgrades for the sweet new swivel seat. I (Bec) will be thoroughly enjoying the low profile for many years to come. Check them out here: sprinterupgrades.com/
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After a long 7 weeks of this Sprinter Van Conversion project we are beginning to frame out our entire tiny home. So, with electrical wiring, strapping and insulation complete and with the ceiling/walls and floors installed we are ready to confirm that our van life layout inclusive of a bathroom etc. Can we do it all in just a few short days?!?
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How Did We Get Here?
Abandoning our Van in Africa bit.ly/2Kff0HT
After an incredible 3 years of living, working, and traveling in our self converted Sprinter Van we made the very tough decision to abandon it in Africa to take a rescue flight back to Canada. As it has for all of us this global pandemic has flipped our world upside down. When our Prime Minister announced that he was sending repatriation flights over to Africa to pick up Canadians who were stuck (due to border closures) we consulted with friends and family closest to us and realized that in this time of crisis we should be back in our home country. Halting our dream of driving around the world was a hard pill to swallow which is why we knew we needed a big project to keep our mind + body busy while social distancing back here in Toronto. Enter building an off-grid tiny house on wheels!! This is going to be our 3rd time converting an empty cargo van into a campervan and we are both excited and nervous to take on this project. We want this build to be the ULTIMATE OFF-GRID VAN 🚐
Tour the renovations we've done to our self converted sprinter van:
VAN TOUR after 2 years living in our TINY HOUSE on wheels bit.ly/newvantour
OVERLANDING AFRICA IN OUR SPRINTER VAN has been the adventure we’ve always hoped it would be but it’s hard to predict what happens next. We are hopeful that we can return to Trinity in a few months time and pick up on our world adventure.
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Who are we?
We're Eamon and Bec, a Toronto-based couple who live full-time in our self converted Sprinter Van!! SUBSCRIBE for wanderlust travel, behind the scenes of what it's really like to live in a van, and videos all about the yummy vegan food we make + eat! VAN LIFE COUPLE.
Our goal here is to inspire you to chase after your own dreams however big (or small... tiny homes anyone?) they may be! We hope to create a community of like-minded, positive individuals who will grow to love and support one another on their own journeys.
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Comments

  1. Eamon & Bec

    Eamon & Bec4 months ago

    Good morning everyone! I hope you are all doing well. We'd love to hear about some of the things that have kept you happy and healthy throughout quarantine. 💜

  2. John Smith

    John Smith4 months ago

    All the money your making you could afford a RV with everything in it. It looks to me that this is for the internet only, i find it all a bit disingenuous.

  3. Greg Bradley

    Greg Bradley4 months ago

    @Desiree Dufour This is a beautiful post. Good luck to you in this precious life.

  4. Dhananjay Vats

    Dhananjay Vats4 months ago

    @Eamon & Bec the good ol beautiful ikea

  5. Dhananjay Vats

    Dhananjay Vats4 months ago

    @Eamon & Bec i had watermelon yesterday

  6. Dhananjay Vats

    Dhananjay Vats4 months ago

    @Eamon & Bec ahhh im late

  7. JEFF YAUGHER

    JEFF YAUGHER8 days ago

    UNDER SEAT AREA IDEAL SPOT FOR ADDITIONAL BATTERIES, IE: A%B,

  8. Ciara Loy

    Ciara Loy12 days ago

    How am I only noticing now how much of a smartass Eamon is 🤣🤣

  9. Laurie Gibson

    Laurie Gibson20 days ago

    Hey Eamon and Bec! Where did you get the latching pulls for the cabinets?!

  10. Daydream About Nice Things

    Daydream About Nice ThingsMonth ago

    Van is looking awesome !

  11. Patricia Gilmore

    Patricia GilmoreMonth ago

    Where did you order the shower curtain for you unique shower?

  12. Shubham Sahu

    Shubham SahuMonth ago

    You guys are doing a great job. Love from India❤️

  13. Julien Lopez

    Julien LopezMonth ago

    do you have a link for your pivot seat part? can't find anything on amazon except for seat boats...!

  14. David Johnson

    David JohnsonMonth ago

    I love the look on Bob's face when at 11:25 you said: "turn up the volume on your TV" I'm sure he was thinking "that would just increase the noise of the freeway" lol.

  15. Bianca Lambarena

    Bianca Lambarena2 months ago

    Emmon and bob have the best father son realashionship

  16. Bianca Lambarena

    Bianca Lambarena2 months ago

    The car still gonna be the the voice no hate btw and I get it I want to start making vids and I live by a highway that I think about it now

  17. Bianca Lambarena

    Bianca Lambarena2 months ago

    I think she was about to say freakin lol jk and I think and I need to stop leaving comments

  18. Bianca Lambarena

    Bianca Lambarena2 months ago

    Emmon just wants it to be done so he keeps doing more lol

  19. Bianca Lambarena

    Bianca Lambarena2 months ago

    Did you 31 is hot I’m confused

  20. Bianca Lambarena

    Bianca Lambarena2 months ago

    I’m gonna go to Canada to see y’all meant to put this in last vid but dident but I’m gonna go before y’all start traveling and now just realized y’all are in the road while I do this lol

  21. Alexa Ellman

    Alexa Ellman2 months ago

    Is this a 144, 170, or 170 extended?? Love the layout!

  22. Mark Allison

    Mark Allison2 months ago

    Hi Eamon and Bec. Thank you for these videos! I know these are floating floors. We just installed the same Lifeproof as you, and just going to do cabinets in the next week. Have you had any problems with expansion and contraction and the floor splitting apart because you put the cabinets over the floor? Please say no because I don't want to re-do my work lol Thanks again from Squamish. We love your videos!

  23. creationsbyalanye

    creationsbyalanye2 months ago

    FUCKING LOVE IT AY.

  24. Jenny Michelle

    Jenny Michelle2 months ago

    Bob is a gem! So sweet of you to add to the end..it just proves that you appreciate your viewers xx Good job 😊

  25. Matt

    Matt2 months ago

    You guys are making me miss Ontario! One day the borders will open again and I’ll visit home! Loving the series!

  26. V-marie Williams

    V-marie Williams2 months ago

    was that Trini music playing in the background when Bec went to check what Eamon was doing with the saw🤔🤔🤔

  27. Ryan S

    Ryan S3 months ago

    How is 31 degrees hottt

  28. Murray’s Mega Munch

    Murray’s Mega Munch3 months ago

    I want your life guys.. ima single father of 3 sons and they would absolutely love your life. Take care guys xx

  29. Isaac Mizrahi

    Isaac Mizrahi3 months ago

    Are you sponsored by Milwakuee?

  30. siouxkey755

    siouxkey7553 months ago

    Is the Mushroom stroganoff recipe in your book? That sounds amazing.

  31. Sarah Morrill

    Sarah Morrill3 months ago

    Bec I love those grey stretchy pants! Where are those from?

  32. Jacob

    Jacob3 months ago

    Looks great! How did you attach the upper cabinets to the ceiling?

  33. Ángela Gutiérrez

    Ángela Gutiérrez3 months ago

    You guys are married? I figured based on Bec's blinged out ring finger. But....Is that gold ring Eamon's right hand ring finger his wedding ring? Is there a reason for having it on the right hand?

  34. Npowrd

    Npowrd3 months ago

    This build is SOOOOOO much better than your last one. I bet Trinity will lose her favored spot. She is probably feeling pretty insecure right about now. (P.S. I never liked your magnetic knife storage. Ever roll a van? It becomes a blender.)

  35. donna carr

    donna carr3 months ago

    Wait, IKEA is open?

  36. Lyle Stavast

    Lyle Stavast3 months ago

    you guys are awesome :)

  37. Kelso

    Kelso3 months ago

    Rule number one: Measure twice, cut once.

  38. Helen Frankos

    Helen Frankos3 months ago

    Hi there! The swivel seat link takes me to the main website. Did you get the Scopema or the Sportscraft? Thank you!!!!

  39. Andrew Cliff

    Andrew Cliff3 months ago

    shout out to bob

  40. Xenia Silbe

    Xenia Silbe3 months ago

    I love bec’s shirt with the “where to next” line and the little van icon.

  41. Noname

    Noname4 months ago

    Hi guys, how many months do you spend to build your home van??

  42. Sara Kelly

    Sara Kelly4 months ago

    Loving your channel, me and hubby just discovered it this week and giving us lots of inspiration and ideas for our future van build project. Also, thanks for the skillshare freebie, got me some of that! Ps Bob is a cutie Luv Sara + Ralph in Scotland x

  43. Rinny Dale

    Rinny Dale4 months ago

    💖💖💖💖💖 👍🏻👍🏻

  44. Teodora Gurovska

    Teodora Gurovska4 months ago

    I want to travel the world and I want to leave in a bear in a van like you I am 11 years old I'm watching your videos and I'm so excited to see new videos of the Corona I'm a little scared by mcd home and I hope you are safe

  45. katie krogman

    katie krogman4 months ago

    Can you use the space under those front seats to place a safe or storage?

  46. Lexy Burchardt

    Lexy Burchardt4 months ago

    Is Bob available to come to Utah to help with my van build?

  47. Molly Bess

    Molly Bess4 months ago

    alexSANDER made me laugh so hard.

  48. Brandon Hall

    Brandon Hall4 months ago

    You need to install the collar on the drill bit. It acts as a stop, so you don't blow screws through to the board you are attaching to....

  49. Valladares

    Valladares4 months ago

    BOB SHOULD GO ON ONE WEEK END WITH YOU TWO< OR JUST FATHER AND SON SMALL TRIP MAN! ITS A GOOD IDEA FOR THE CHANNEL ON THE PANDEMIA.

  50. sri amar koganti

    sri amar koganti4 months ago

    guys ur amazing

  51. Willy Delius

    Willy Delius4 months ago

    bob is the homie

  52. PoliceChaplain Misty

    PoliceChaplain Misty4 months ago

    OK, so no construction ti!ps!LOL but I must say I have been bing watching all afternoon,And I love the positive attitudes and the salad you had for lunch.Stay safe in all you do

  53. Van Life India

    Van Life India4 months ago

    best wishes for your new van home, from Ram Bhamidipati , New part time Van lifer from India !! wish you could export your Chai to India

  54. Adriana Almeida

    Adriana Almeida4 months ago

    Great week! Cheers Bob!

  55. Ildi Jakab

    Ildi Jakab4 months ago

    Hello guys. How do I go about private messaging you? There's something I would love to talk to you about. We love you guys and the amazing progress you are making on your new home. Thanks. 🤩

  56. Sharon Cullen Art

    Sharon Cullen Art4 months ago

    Eamon and Bob have exactly the same dance moves. 😜

  57. Trace YouTube

    Trace YouTube4 months ago

    What kind of van is this

  58. Inga Kanitz

    Inga Kanitz4 months ago

    Hi Eamon and bec! I'm building out a van rn and I am wondering what kind of screws you use to get your upper cabinets so stable and safe?

  59. vamo simbora

    vamo simbora4 months ago

    Hello from Brasil!! Bec did anyone ever told you that you look like a Brazilian super model called Alessandra Ambrósio, loving the new van, keep it up!!

  60. Overlanding Sophia

    Overlanding Sophia4 months ago

    The headliner shelf almost ruined our relationship too 😂 They're beasts! We relate to so much of what you guys are going through. I'm watching this absolutely in awe of you both. Building a van is stressful enough, and then creating content on top of that AND keeping such positive vibes... it's just an absolute joy to watch. To be honest, the thought of another van build is a 'hell no' to me, but as we were watching this, Ben said that it's making him want to do another one! Keep smiling, it will be over before you know it! Sending lots of love to all of you from a rainy UK x 🚐💕

  61. Rafaela Hsu

    Rafaela Hsu4 months ago

    great to see Bec actually mad. LOL! looking forward to yours Eamon. ;)

  62. Grant Ryland

    Grant Ryland4 months ago

    Way to be productive. I did a line of cinn bun Oreos during this episode. Also feeling accomplished. 😂

  63. Sandor Jerabek

    Sandor Jerabek4 months ago

    Bum life...

  64. Mikey Stokes

    Mikey Stokes4 months ago

    Amazing video can't wait for the next update you guys are one amazing couple you look so happy together

  65. Jurzee

    Jurzee4 months ago

    Could you make a fold up step under your seat? Something to accommodate your legs and anyone who is shorter? Don’t know if it’s possible. Van is looking amazing!

  66. Cristobal Quintanilla

    Cristobal Quintanilla4 months ago

    Hola amigo it's Christopher

  67. L-da Wild

    L-da Wild4 months ago

    Could you guys share the type of insulation that you used in the door? :) Thanks so much!!!

  68. That basic Girl

    That basic Girl4 months ago

    Based on the comments it looks like Bob has his own little fandom over here

  69. Christian Timothy

    Christian Timothy4 months ago

    You should use the space underneath the swivels for storage or something!!

  70. Lima vd Berg

    Lima vd Berg4 months ago

    At what time do you upload??

  71. Hannah Bowes

    Hannah Bowes4 months ago

    You two are so inspiring! I've only ever done small projects, but this makes me want to take on a challenge! Thanks for the free 2 months of Skillshare!!

  72. Carol Gardner

    Carol Gardner4 months ago

    Iam new to your channel....you guys are great...Hi guys from TORONTO myself

  73. Sahnoun Abdelkarim

    Sahnoun Abdelkarim4 months ago

    welcome to algeria

  74. Tony Btz

    Tony Btz4 months ago

    Hello I thought I would share the news USlikes fixed their issue with PlayStation and we can now log on. So after a week good to be back. Thank you Tony

  75. - Kamalike -

    - Kamalike -4 months ago

    Why does Eamon look like Chris Wood with long hair and Bec look like Odette Annable?

  76. SilverWing 1214

    SilverWing 12144 months ago

    I'm loving the layout of the new van

  77. Mounir Mimo

    Mounir Mimo4 months ago

    223 hater when i sow the vd ......why !!!how could u hate this couple. All love from me ...keep the work ....keep the posivity

  78. jayne fuller

    jayne fuller4 months ago

    You three are awesome xxx

  79. Sarah Crandall

    Sarah Crandall4 months ago

    how did you guys get you graphic logo made? i love it! trying to make one of my own.

  80. Sydnee Eurich

    Sydnee Eurich4 months ago

    where are your blue pants from that you wore in Ikea? love them.

  81. Jane Msxrayspecs

    Jane Msxrayspecs4 months ago

    Great week guys!

  82. Ha ns

    Ha ns4 months ago

    When you turn right... The other right obviously 😂

  83. Mfundo Ngobese

    Mfundo Ngobese4 months ago

    So I'm waiting for someone to compliment Bec's legs so I can click a like👍. I don't wanna look like a pervert so someone else can do it.

  84. Haley Jo

    Haley Jo4 months ago

    i relate so hard to Bec when she almost started crying again while describing hitting her head.

  85. Pizda Lips

    Pizda Lips4 months ago

    They are not real people they are robots emulating humans .

  86. britton81x

    britton81x4 months ago

    Are u going to get the old one back

  87. 길삼 차박캠핑여행

    길삼 차박캠핑여행4 months ago

    오지고 지리고 씹고 뜯고 맛보고 즐기고~

  88. Tiger Sharma

    Tiger Sharma4 months ago

    One of the Best Couples of whole USlikes 🔝🙏🔝❤️

  89. Michael & Anjali

    Michael & Anjali4 months ago

    It is impressive how fast you are with your conversion :D! We are converting our van now already for one year, so it is amazing to see your progress in just a couple of weeks! Love how much positivity you are spreading in these times, thank you!!

  90. Cassie Edick

    Cassie Edick4 months ago

    I LOVE BOB!!!! BOB IS THE BOMB! ♥️♥️♥️

  91. Gigi Kong

    Gigi Kong4 months ago

    Will you guys be putting in some form of security system for your new home since Trinity was broken into before?

  92. Dodgy Dogz

    Dodgy Dogz4 months ago

    a pully bed would be the best idea 4u

  93. Graeson Bannon

    Graeson Bannon4 months ago

    y'all inspire me! my dream is to live in a van and travel!

  94. Trish Lehecka

    Trish Lehecka4 months ago

    I received my Chai tea kit from you guys today! Can’t wait to give it to hubby for Father’s Day. He’s going to love it!

  95. Mya Johnston-Stewart

    Mya Johnston-Stewart4 months ago

    You guys should get a puppy to travel around with you!!! Like so they can see this

  96. Sunnie Dee-Lite

    Sunnie Dee-Lite4 months ago

    Hey does Bob still live in his Van? What happened to it? A video of his automatically played after and I was just curious!

  97. Make Your Own Happiness

    Make Your Own Happiness4 months ago

    Hey Eamon and Bec, Just bought my first Van! 2014 Ram Promaster 159 WB. Going to be following your recent build series as a blue print. Thanks for sharing so many details and processes! yahoo let the adventures begin!

  98. Kristy White

    Kristy White4 months ago

    Where did you get your van☺

  99. EMMA FARABAUGH

    EMMA FARABAUGH4 months ago

    Ru still going to have the other van or no

  100. Oc Co

    Oc Co4 months ago

    I just watched a video with a van with oven and amazing shower you need to check it out. I think the shower design is cool and the kitchen is huge it will be a major upgrade to yours uslikes.info/house/i5eluK6qmWt7Y74/video.html

  101. Marwa Ouachra

    Marwa Ouachra4 months ago

    Why they’re building a van since they have one! What’s the reason🙄

  102. Emma P

    Emma P4 months ago

    loooove it thats soo cool

  103. Lauren Thuss

    Lauren Thuss4 months ago

    I just received my first order from ChaiwalaChai while watching this video! It was meant to be! :)

  104. Guy Cruls

    Guy Cruls4 months ago

    awesome work guys - I normally don't stick around for DIY videos, but you guys are so relentlessly upbeat and funny, you make it all seem like child's play 👊🏻💪🏼✨

  105. Tammy

    Tammy4 months ago

    HOW IS BOB VAN DOING? DOES HE STILL LIVE IN IT?