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VIDEO: Living in an Epic Truck House Built for Off-Grid Overland Adventures

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This epic DIY truck house is 8′ long x 6′ wide and sits on the flatbed of a 1996 Ford F-350.

It was designed and built by Timmy from Truck House Life as a full-time home on wheels for his adventurous lifestyle in Alaska.

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Living Off-Grid In A DIY Overland Truck House

The cabin on wheels is insulated with spray foam and it has two systems for heat: a diesel Webasto heater, and a Kimberly woodstove.

The kitchen is super compact, with a water jug and hand pump tucked behind the stovetop and oven.  He uses a bowl to collect the used water and this simple system means he doesn’t have to worry about pipes and pumps freezing.  Timmy also has a cutting board that can be hooked onto the side of the oven when he needs a bit of space for food prep.

The rest of the truck camper is a giant lounging space with two full-length couches.  One of them is a jack knife sofa that quickly folds down into a double bed, and the other is a DIY slat bed that can be pulled out to create a more comfortable double bed.

Timmy has been living full-time in his truck house for over a year, and it allows him to get outside to kayak, ski, snow machine, and even sleep in parking lots when his band, The Shoot Dangs, plays shows all over the state.

For a full tour, check out the video below!  Thanks for watching 🙂

VIDEO: Living in an Epic Truck Camper Built for Off-Grid Overland Adventures

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Danielle is a digital nomad who is passionate about tiny spaces, living with less, reducing waste and eating plant-based food. Danielle is half of the Exploring Alternatives blog & video project. You can find more of her at www.ExploringAlternatives.ca and her Exploring Alternatives YouTube Channel.
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  • Marsha Cowan
    June 8, 2021, 5:51 pm

    Coolest truck camper ever!

  • Tonya
    June 16, 2021, 6:35 pm

    Love this Tiny House but seriously half naked women advertisement on this page !!

    • Ray
      December 5, 2021, 3:04 am

      Mustve been stuff you have been looking at in the past. The only ads that come up for me is home depot and cargurus website for suv’s I’ve looked at. Your ads have nothing to do with this specific website 👍

  • StarWarrior
    January 22, 2022, 6:36 pm

    I saw an article about him being stranded in Alaska. He tried to enter Canada to try to drive back to the lower states and he was denied because of Canada’s insane Covid policy.

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