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Old 01-11-2004, 04:52 PM   #1
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Conversion Encyclopedia - Floor Plans

Post your floor plans!



Here is the floor plan of my bus as seen in Ben Rosander's book Bus Conversion Floor Plans.







Note the left door of the wardrobe also functions as a door to seperate the living and sleeping areas.
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Old 01-23-2004, 11:36 AM   #2
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Greetings,

Here is my initial floor plan.

It hasn't changed much except to add or take away a small amount here and there as I go along with construction.



I also have multiple level plans that show plumbing, electronic, LP gas, tanks, etc.

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Old 01-24-2004, 12:53 AM   #3
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Well, here's our bus layout:







It was interesting fitting in the work area (just ahead of the rear bed and split bath) and the piano in the forward living area.



There a full-sized version of this here.
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Old 03-23-2005, 11:52 PM   #4
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this is my idea anyway



there is 2 bunks on each side in the back, all 4 on custom built pin hinges for easy removal or folding. And there is a removable center leaf to make the bottom bunks into a king size bed. The idea for this was to pull my motorcycle into the back and tie it down for a trip.

iive decided not to do plumming on this rig so the "privacy closet" is still optional. I may leave it out in place of counter survace to make the area feel more open. It could be a closet for clothes or other storage, or I may put a camping porta-potty in there for #2.

What I'm really excited about is the 20" LCD Screen in the front. Hopefully it all works out.
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Old 08-30-2006, 01:12 AM   #5
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Andy's floor plan:

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Old 09-03-2006, 07:53 PM   #7
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My floor plan pic may not be as nice as osme of them here, but it is pretty much to scale....





Note: I don't have a dinette, and the image above dosent show it, but I'll have a breakfast bar type of thing with two stools on the end counter...stools will sit in the open area in front of the emergency exit door...
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Old 12-12-2006, 11:26 AM   #8
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Software?

What software is available for skoolie floorplans?
Are there any FREE programs? :wink:

I have an older version of 3D Homemaker for doing house plans but it is virtually impossible to do a bus with.

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Re: Software?

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What software is available for skoolie floorplans?
Are there any FREE programs? :wink:

I have an older version of 3D Homemaker for doing house plans but it is virtually impossible to do a bus with.

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Hmmm...good question. I just do mine in an inexpensive CAD program (it's called DeltaCad) but I imagine most any drawing program would work fine. Some problably have better furniture, appliances and such already in the program but mine has none and works just fine for planning purposes. The reason I really use it is for planning and "what if" exercises since it so quickly lets me change things around without having to hand draw every thing.

Here's a thing I learned on my first bus where we left all the standard bus windows in place (and not covered over). After a while I just forgot about measuring anything fore and aft in specific inches for the most part; I just used the "window method". Ok, the bed gets two widows (if it's sideways; three if it's lengthwise), the couch gets three windows, the toilet gets one, the shower gets one, the kitchen counter gets three, and so forth and so on. I laughed at first when I heard about it but it works! Of course, if you sheet over the windows and line the interior of the bus then you can really use the tape measure.
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Old 12-13-2006, 12:22 AM   #10
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Thanks Les - that tip sort of falls right in with what I was thinking. Reguardless of measurements make it comfy! I don't really want or need a booth for eating so thats footage to use elsewhere like in the bathroom and entertainment center. I suppose I could go ahead and use the 3d home for layout ideas and not worry about actual measurements until I'm ready to fire up a saw. Works for me!!

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