Linus the Land Yacht: Episode 10 – Rear Wall


While not always an important item on most people’s build, the rear wall, and its connecting points to the side walls, is an important one nonetheless. This episode goes over those troublesome corners and how to get around the dreaded 45-degree metal brackets that often thwart our construction projects. Making specific parts out of wooden … Continue reading

Linus the Land Yacht: Episode 9 – Escape Hatch Part 2


Having completely removed the original hatch and custom built this new one, this two-part episode documents and discusses that process. This second part to the hatch coverage finds me below decks this time, relaxing against my future kitchen table, and discussing just how to put together your own roof, and the pitfalls one might find … Continue reading

Linus the Land Yacht: Episode 8 – Escape Hatch Part 1


Having completely removed the original hatch and custom built this new one, this two-part episode documents and discusses that process. In Part 1, below, I find myself in the storage facility, working on top of my gawd-awefully hot roof in the midday heat. Windy, though it might have been on the audio, I was enjoying … Continue reading

Linus the Land Yacht: Episode 7 – Front Couch


Though I later changed my mind on leaving this couch in the front, as the rear of the bus was much more suitable, I thought I’d go ahead and release this episode as well, just for you guys curious to start the build on your own couch – wherever it may end up. Check out … Continue reading

Linus the Land Yacht: Episode 6 – Building the Wheel well boxes


So, out of necessity of both insulation as well as making a flat surface out of a rounded, plastic edge, I built out boxes over each of the wheel wells. This was not a difficult process. Especially since the wheel wells rose exactly 5.5″ off the floor – which happens aalso to be the width … Continue reading

Linus the Land Yacht: Episode 5 – Walls


This is just a short video – more of a follow up to the two previous. In discussion style, I talk about the special build-outs and particular challenges I faced during my build. Specifically, there was a C-channel that ran the length of the bus on which all the original benches mounted. I originally thought … Continue reading