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In the workshop today…

by ARC on September 16, 2014

In the ARC workshop today – we’re making more progress on the two Airstream lodges:

Here you can see the chassis on this one has been sprayed and is now ready for us to refit the ball hitch:

Airstream lodge

In this photo, the same Airstream is having copper end caps fitted. There is a protective film covering it but we cant wait to see it:

Airstream lodge

Here you can see the insulation which has been fitted, along with first fix electrics in place and the flooring in:

Airstream lodge

Now the basics are done, here is a hint of what is to come for this pair of Airstreams with zebrano cabinets being made…

Airstream lodge

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In the workshop – more work on the lodges

by ARC on September 10, 2014

In the workshop today we’re still working away on this pair of Airstreams which are going to be turned into glamorous lodges for one of our customers.

Here you can see the first lodge after the new and old aluminium has been polished:

Airstream lodge

Airstream Lodge

Here the second lodge is having some new aluminium fitted:

Airstream lodge

And here’s some new flooring going into the first lodge:

Airstream Lodge

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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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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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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A New Airstream Floor is Laid

31 July 2013

In the ARC workshop today – this new floor has been screeded ready for our professional team to lay some beautiful Amtico flooring.

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Airstream Interior goes back in

14 December 2012

In the wokshop today: hard at work fitting the original interior and vehicle electrics into this Airstream now that the new floor has been laid.

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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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Repairs to a rotten floor and damaged window frames

26 April 2012

The rot in the floor is a very common problem in Vintage Airstreams, which is why we always pull up the old floor and start with repairing and painting the chassis. This photo shows the state that some window frames are in before we start working on them.

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The TV Crew are back

15 February 2012

As part of an ongoing series focused on Micro Design, the TV crew came back today to film the progress on some of our Airstream Projects. Here’s a demonstration of the polishing process: And in this picture our professional carpet fitters are showing the film crew how they are laying new Dalsouple flooring in this [...]

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