Fitting a Camper Van Interior

Rob Hawkins
Fitting a Camper Van Interior is a definitive guide to modifying or upgrading a camper van interior at home. This book offers guidance and advice on how to maximise the interior space, style and functionality of any camper van model. The book breaks down each task down into step-by-step photography and instructions, from the initial design stages, right through to expanding the camper van with awnings and elevating roofs. With safety tips throughout, the book covers: considerations when purchasing your camper van - classic or new model? How to assess an existing interior and determine what you need from your camper van. There are ideas and suggestions to help decide what you need to include inside a camper van. How to strip the inside of a camper van and prepare it for a new interior, including fitting insulation, sound proofing, rust protection, flooring and panelling is covered. How to make your own seats and fit them, restore a rock and roll bed and fit a hammock. There are step-by-step instructions on making your own kitchen units and fitting equipment such as a fridge and stove. Camper van electrics including hooking up at a campsite, running a leisure battery and other ideas for operating electrical equipment are all covered. Finally, expanding a camper van - how to make a canopy and fit an elevating roof.
Fitting a Camper Van Interior by Rob Hawkins

About the author

Rob Hawkins has been a professional motoring journalist and photographer since 1993, supplying a range of features to various car magazines. He has always had a passion for classic camper vans and after buying his own VW Bay Window Van in 2010, he made his own interior, fitting and testing a variety of popular accessories and equipment. The results of his work are outlined in detail in this book, showing the work involved and the problems that can arise.