In The Workshop

Pool House Polish

by ARC on September 2, 2014

In the ARC workshop today: the Airstream Pool House projects is close to completion and is getting an extra polish:

Airstream Pool House

Airstream Pool House

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More progress on the Airstream lodges

by ARC on September 1, 2014

In the ARC workshop today we are making more progress on this pair of vintage Airstreams which are going to be used as hunting lodges for our client. Here you can see Rich and Tom fitting the new aluminium to Lodge 1:

airstream lodge

The lower half here is clad in new aluminium and the top half is original:
airstream lodge

And here is the corner and the back of the same Airstream:

airstream lodge

airstream lodge

Here you can see the replacement frame work in the top right of the picture and at the bottom left is the original section which is sound.:
airstream lodge

This pair of axles have just arrived to be used for this project:
airstream lodge

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More work on the lodges and the pool house Airstream

18 August 2014

In the ARC workshop today – we’re doing some more work on the Airstream lodges. Here you can see a new floor going into lodge 1: Meanwhile Chris has been polishing the wheel arches on the pool house Airstream and making them gleam:

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A new floor for the second Airstream lodge

5 August 2014

In the workshop today, the team are busy working on the second of two Airstream hunting lodges for this client. The rust has been cleaned off of the chassis and it has been repainted before the new floor is laid.

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The Airstream Lodge

31 July 2014

This Airstream is going to be transformed into a hunting lodge for one of our clients. Here you can see we’re right at the start of the project. The interior has been completely stripped out and Darren is cleaning the chassis – a very dusty job! In the first photo you can see the chassis [...]

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Airstream pool house – Nearly done!

25 July 2014

In the workshop today – here’s a couple more snaps of the Airstream pool house. As you can see, this project is nearly finished now. Just a few more finishing touches and she’s ready to be installed. Here you can see the blue upholstered seats surrounding the telescopic table which can be lowered so that [...]

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Tradewind bedroom suite

23 July 2014

One of the great things about an Airstream is that you can use it for anything – not just travelling but also as a static installation in your garden to be used as an office, spare room or a space for entertaining – and as it’s a temporary structure you don’ actually need planning permission [...]

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Brake repairs and Pool House polishing

11 July 2014

In the ARC workshop today – Richard is working on the brakes on this Airstream Safari: Have a look at those Safari springs: The original interior of the Safari: Meanwhile, in the finishing shed, the Airstream pool house is getting a polish:

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1947 Airstream and a Globetrotter

9 July 2014

In the ARC workshop today here are some pics of a very rare 1947 Airstream we have been working on: This Airstream Globetrotter is in for some repairs to the original under seat storage:

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New aluminium underbelly

7 July 2014

In the ARC workshop today – the chassis on this Airstream has been restored and it has been fitted with a new aluminium underbelly:

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