new floor

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:
Airstream lodge

Airstream lodge

Meanwhile Chris has been polishing the wheel arches on the pool house Airstream and making them gleam:
Pool house Airstream

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.

Airstream lodge

Airstream lodge

Airstream lodge

Airstream lodge

Underfloor Heating in the 56 Safari

26 March 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.

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Fixing a rotten Airstream floor

7 March 2014

In the ARC workshop today the floor of this Airstream is rotten by the doorway – a common problem which is easily solved by ripping out the offending rot and replacing it with brand new phenolic plywood. These pictures show the extent of the rot and the work in progress.

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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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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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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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For Sale – Vintage Airstream Shell Ready for a Refit

15 November 2012

Just added to our for sale page today is this vintage 1972 Airstream. This Airstream is a gutted shell, the chassis has been repaired and a new floor has been laid so it is now ready for a refit. Could this be perfect for your own Airstream Project? Why not try and create your own [...]

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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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Progress in the 50′s Diner Style Airstream

8 August 2011

Remember this one from the beginning of July? We made a custom cream and black Amtico tiled floor to compliment the cream walls in this 50′s diner inspired Airstream. Well now the kitchen and upholstered seating are in and you can really see that it’s starting to take shape.

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