1950s

Underfloor Heating in the 56 Safari

by ARC on March 26, 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.

Airstream underfloor heating

Airstream underfloor heating

End Caps for the 56 Safari

by ARC on March 12, 2014

In the ARC Workshop today: these end caps are being fitted in the 1956 Airstream Safari. Here’s a pic of them on the ground, prior to being fitted.

Airstream Safari end caps

Here they are in situ, layered over felt insulation and our standard Airtek insulation.

Airstream Safari end caps

Close up of the 2 insulation layers

Airstream Safari end caps

Airstream Safari end caps

The 1953 Airstream Cruiser gets a new floor

28 February 2014

In the workshop today – following the structural work last week – the 1953 Airstream Cruiser now has a new phenolic floor: …and here’s an exterior shot of the Airstream Safari which is being transformed into a deluxe pool house, enjoying the spring sunshine:

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1953 Airstream Cruiser restoration

21 February 2014

In the workshop today – this 1952 Airstream Cruiser is getting the ARC treatment. The interior is being stripped out, the floor is coming out, the chassis is being painted and then it is being fitted with new insulation and a new floor as we repair it from the ground up. At the moment it [...]

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1956 Airstream Custom

3 June 2013

Here’s one of the first Airstreams ever renovated here at ARC. This 1956 Airstream┬áCustom has come in for a quick re-buff to get it shiny for Glastonbury festival.

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A closer look at that luxury padded bedroom!

22 February 2013

Today we’ve got a few more photos of the bedroom from our photoshoot with the 22ft Airstream Safari. It’s upholstered throughout with overhead storage in real cherrywood veneer and integrated lighting and spotlamp fixtures.

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The Airstream Safari with the Egg Shaped Hole

19 February 2013

Here are the superb results of another glam finished project photoshoot with our favourite photographer, Jeremy Phillips. This 22ft 1959 Airstream Safari has been refitted throughout and has been a joy to work on for our upholstery team! The design was created by Andrea Chappell and ACME Studios and the interior construction and fit out [...]

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In the workshop today – 1959 Airstream Safari

29 January 2013

Frequent visitors to the blog may remember this Airstream – it’s the one with the egg-shaped hole leading into the bedroom – you can see the hole in the photo below. This 23ft 1959 Airstream Safari is ready for her close-up and is being all spruced up for a glamorous photo shoot with our brilliant [...]

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The Sovereign of the Road Airstream Interior Takes Shape

6 December 2012

In the workshop today – Darren and the boys are busy working on the interior of the 31ft Sovereign of the Road Airstream. It is going to be cream with black walnut real wood veneer and chrome trim. Another exciting project for the team – keep checking back to see how this Airstream project takes [...]

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In the Workshop today: A new floor for the Sovereign of the Road

12 October 2012

The focus seems to be on floors at the workshop this week as this Airstream, a 1950′s Sovereign of the Road is also getting a new floor, just like the Airstream bar we blogged about on Tuesday. This Airstream is getting a full luxury refit so watch the blog for more pictures and info as [...]

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