In The Workshop

The Airstream Lodge

by ARC on July 31, 2014

the Airstream chassis is ready for refinishing

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 behind the wheel arches after it has been wire brushed to remove the rust – it is now ready for refinishing.

the Airstream lodge

the Airstream lodge

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Airstream pool house – Nearly done!

by ARC on July 25, 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 this area can be converted into a bed:

Airstream pool House

This shiny vented door provides ventilation for the fridge:

Airstream pool House

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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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More progress on the pool house Airstream

3 July 2014

In the ARC workshop today: We’ve been making more progress with the pool house Airstream. Here you can see the almost finished set of drawers: …and the seating area with table in place waiting for edge banding:

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In the workshop: A tale of two Safaris

23 June 2014

This Airstream Safari is all polished and shiny (above) – ready for summer. Inside you can see the new seating structure and TV (below). And as one project nears completion – a new one begins! Here’s one we have just picked up from Port, a 1960 safari in the workshop for new lights, 240 electricity [...]

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In the workshop

18 June 2014

In the ARC workshop today – we’re working on lots of different bits and pieces and the new workshop is also coming together as well – check out the door to the office for instance – how cool is this? This Airstream is getting a new aluminium underbelly… Here’s Richard working on the bathroom counter [...]

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More progress on the Pool House Airstream

13 June 2014

In the new ARC workshop today: More work on the Airstream that is going to be a luxury pool house. Here you can see the cabinetry taking shape in the pool house bathroom and the beautiful upholstery in the seating area. Stay tuned for more updates – this one is really getting there now!

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