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1.5 Years Building his $3,000 School Bus Tiny Home

Johnny got his bus for $3,000 — and it needed a lot of work, especially regarding rust! A year and a half later, he was able to move into his truly beautiful skoolie.

He made sure to keep his two large dogs in mind when building, making them a comfortable under-bed lounge area and making sure he could keep the temperature comfortable for his fur babies. He has a unique couch and dinette design that I haven’t seen before, so be sure to watch the video for the details!

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Digital Nomad & His Dogs in their Epic Bus Conversion: Miles o Smiles Bus

Miles O’ Smiles bus 1.5 Years of Buildling 2

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The size of his couch is almost like a daybed.

Miles O’ Smiles bus 1.5 Years of Buildling

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He doesn’t have a generator so he has a carefully-planned solar system.

Miles O’ Smiles bus 1.5 Years of Buildling 3

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VIDEO: His DIY Bus Build – Digital Nomad Life

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Natalie C. McKee

Natalie C. McKee is a contributor for Tiny House Talk and the Tiny House Newsletter. She's a wife, and mama of three little kids. She and her family are homesteaders with sheep, goats, chickens, ducks and quail on their happy little acre.
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  • Marsha Cowan
    March 20, 2023, 2:51 pm

    Lovely bus! You did a great job!

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