Progress on the Airstream Safari

by ARC on March 20, 2014

Airstream Safari  interior

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!

Airstream Safari interior

Airstream Safari interior

The 1953 Airstream Cruiser gets a new floor

by ARC on February 28, 2014

In the workshop today – following the structural work last week – the 1953 Airstream Cruiser now has a new phenolic floor:

1953 cruiser Airstream floor

…and here’s an exterior shot of the Airstream Safari which is being transformed into a deluxe pool house, enjoying the spring sunshine:

Pool House Airstream Safari

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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Minimalist Airstream Interior

17 January 2012

In the workshop today: The minimalist Airstream interior is really starting to come together now. In this picture, Dave is working on the overhead storage unit for this Airstream.

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Working on the bathroom

9 December 2011

In the workshop today: A wet central heating system with a heated towel rail go into an Airstream bathroom A new bathroom floor with Amtico and stainless steel shower tray.

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Retro Restoration

20 October 2011

Here are a few more pics of our recently completed Retro restoration for a famous author and comedian. He needed a home-from-home when appearing at events and festivals – and nothing says style and comfort more than an Airstream that has been lovingly restored by American Retro Caravans. You might remember us blogging about this [...]

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