Fitting a Camper Van Interior (Paperback)

By Rob Hawkins

The Crowood Press UK, 9781847976055, 160pp.

Publication Date: January 27, 2014

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Description

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.Designing and planning a camper van interior - ideas and suggestions to help decide what you need to include inside a camper van.Preparation - 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.Seats and sleeping - how to make your own seats and fit them, restore a rock and roll bed and fit a hammock.


About the Author

Rob Hawkins became a motoring journalist and photographer in 1993, combining his passions for writing, photography, and sports cars. He has written and photographed features for MG Enthusiast magazine since 1995, and has owned or driven most of the postwar MGs. When the MGF was launched in 1995, Rob was involved with test driving standard and modified versions, and wrote articles on how to repair and improve this mid-engined, two-seater sports car. He has also 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.