In The Workshop

Airstream drawers

by ARC on April 23, 2014

In the ARC workshop today – these drawers are from an Airstream Safari which was one of our first deluxe projects. This Airstream went off to live in Holland at the ‘Inn on the Lake’ and now we’re refurbishing the drawers and cabinet doors – here you can see Richard preparing to edge the drawer and door fronts and a detail of the drawer fronts with the protective film drawn back.

Airstream drawers

Airstream drawers

Sticking with drawers, these old drawers have also come out of a recently refurbished Airstream and are waiting for a new retro home.

Airstream drawers

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Airstream Aircon cover goes on

In the ARC workshop today, Richard is fixing this Aircon cover back in place. Although the owner of this Airstream has had the air conditioning unit removed, they decided to re-fit the original cover in keeping with the rest of the original fittings rather patching the gap in the interior.

Sliding door

This photo shows one side of the sliding door system in the Poolhouse Airstream project. Once finished, the sliding doors will just disappear into the wall on each side of the opening. The sliding door gear makes light work of the doors opening. Stay tuned to the blog for a better look at it once this Airstream project is finished!

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More polishing

15 April 2014

In the ARC workshop today – the Zilverline is still being polished! Here you can see Darren on the roof giving it the final touches – it’s nearly finished now, just in time for that spring sunshine!

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The trim goes back onto the Zilverline

11 April 2014

In the ARC workshop today: The trim is going back onto the Zilverline Airstream – here you can see Chris drilling and then riveting the trim back on.

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The Zilverline gets a polish

4 April 2014

In the ARC workshop today – the 1971 Zilverline Overlander is getting a good polish.

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Progress on the Airstream Pool House project

2 April 2014

In the ARC Workshop today: Work on the Airstream Pool House project is progressing well. Here you can see the made to measure drawers waiting outside the Airstream, ready to go in. Here’s Richard evening out the adhesive before laminating on the finished gloss white surface for the Pool House fitted furniture. Once laminated the [...]

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The Airstream Pool House interior takes shape

28 March 2014

In the ARC workshop today – the interior of the Airstream Pool House project is starting to take shape. Here you can see Darren and Richard fine-tuning the wall panel, ready to go inside. Meanwhile, inside the Airstream, work on constructing the sofa and kitchen units is well underway – here you can see the [...]

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Underfloor Heating in the 56 Safari

26 March 2014

In the workshop today, the floor of the 1956 Airstream Safari is finished, with underfloor heating installed and insulated wheel arches, all ready for the next phase of the restoration.

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Airstream parts

21 March 2014

In the workshop today – we have some parts going out to customers. these two windows from our parts department are going to the owner of a 1973 Ambassador. We have an online shop selling new Airstream parts and accessories and also have lots of vintage parts in stock – too many to list individually. [...]

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Progress on the Airstream Safari

20 March 2014

In the ARC workshop today – work is progressing on the Airstream Safari project. Here you can see Richard riveting the end caps in place. Then the floor is marked out ready for interior fitting. Watch this space for exciting developments!

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