Meet Lex and the Lex Van Build Tutorial

Meet Lex

Lex lives in Southern California and has been building his own vans and helping others for years. His series on building out a Ram Promaster was instrumental in my build of a Ford Transit and Nate’s build of a Nissan NV200.

Lex Van Build Tutorial

1. Van Build with Cross Dowel Construction, The Floor
2. Before You Start The Layout
3. Layout and C-channel
4. The Basic Cross Dowel Joint
5. Anchoring cabinet divider panels with cross dowels
6. Bed Construction, Head and Foot panels
7. The Bed Platform
8. Locating Points
9. Adding a Face Frame to the Bed Platform
10. Extending the Cabinet & Anchoring Cabinets to the C-Channel
11. Dividing Cabinet Space
12. Installing Fixed Countertops Using C-channel
13. Ceiling and Wall/Ceiling Transition

Making Drawers, Several Systems
Solar Install & Roof Fan
Rivet Nuts, Size & Supplier
Wall Panel Details
Promaster Solar Panel Installation
Plywood Edges & Cabinet Door Hinges
Plywood Edges & Cabinet Door Hinges
Painting Wood Surfaces
Inverters, High & Low Frequency
Espar-Webasto Furnace Install
Lex’s Electrical System
Crimping Wire Lugs
Batteries, lithium is the way to go
Urban Stealth Camping