After I’d ground out the bolts on all the seats and ripped up the plywood flooring (ended up being a simple but tedious task with a grinder, crowbar, and a little brute force) I uncovered the great expanse of rust. As a result I was worried that the wall panels were rusting out as well.… Continue reading Rust: How I’m preventing it.
When I initially estimated how much I’d be spending on this project, I had found it very difficult to find out just how much it would cost. My original guess was around $12,000 including the cost of purchasing the bus itself. I’ve since found that I’d be spending quite a bit more. Being a student… Continue reading Bus Conversion Expenses: Breakin’ it down now.
I’d started blogging about this conversion a few months after I’d started working but the most immediate steps are as follows: 1.) Finish rust prevention painting. Tools Used: Large gauge air powered paint spray can, Air compressor, Paint brush, some basic flat black chassis saver paint, Gloves, Painters respirator, Goggles, Plastic painters drop cloth to… Continue reading First steps of the construction process
So when I tell people that I’ve bought a school bus they usually do one of three things: 1.) Laugh and are excited and interested. 2.) Laugh and tell me that’s the weirdest thing they’ve ever heard and give me the “get away from me you dangerous mad-man!” look. 3.) Just ignore me and go… Continue reading So… Really, why did I buy a bus?
I’m caught in the middle of a major transitional period of my life just as is every other college student. I started school as an Architecture student and varsity athlete at the University of Kentucky in 2010. It wasn’t the right fit for me and I transferred to the University of Cincinnati for the spring… Continue reading Prelude