restoration

In the workshop today – this 1950s Airstream Safari is all polished and finished and ready to leave the workshop:

Airstream Safari

Now we’re starting restoration on this new project:

Airstream project

Airstream project

This Airstream is also awaiting restoration – Next year is going to be a very busy and exciting one for ARC.

Airstream for restoration

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More progress on the Airstream lodges

by ARC on September 1, 2014

In the ARC workshop today we are making more progress on this pair of vintage Airstreams which are going to be used as hunting lodges for our client. Here you can see Rich and Tom fitting the new aluminium to Lodge 1:

airstream lodge

The lower half here is clad in new aluminium and the top half is original:
airstream lodge

And here is the corner and the back of the same Airstream:

airstream lodge

airstream lodge

Here you can see the replacement frame work in the top right of the picture and at the bottom left is the original section which is sound.:
airstream lodge

This pair of axles have just arrived to be used for this project:
airstream lodge

The Pool House Airstream

24 February 2014

In the ARC workshop today: this Airstream Safari is being transformed into a luxury pool house for one of our clients. The beauty of having a static Airstream in your garden is that they don’t generally need planning permission. In these photos you can see it’s having the insulation and first fix electrics and then [...]

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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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Bedside shelves for the Sovereign of the Road Airstream

19 April 2013

In the workshop today: the boys are fitting these bedside shelves into the┬áSovereign of the Road Airstream – they are made to measure and covered with black walnut veneer.

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Bespoke Airstream Vents

8 April 2013

In the ARC workshop today, these bespoke vent fittings have been handmade by the team in our workshop and fitted to this Airstream.

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In the workshop today cold but busy

28 March 2013

In the ARC Airstream workshop today, Selena and Darren are keeping warm by working hard on several Airstream projects – here’s a couple of action shots! A lot of Airstreams have come in for a spruce up or a service before the summer holidays and festival season.

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A new bathroom

18 March 2013

In the workshop today: this Airstream has been fitted with a new bathroom, featuring an original 1960s basin and tap. The owner wanted the new bathroom to fit in with the interior of the Airstream.

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The Doom Bar Airstream is nearly finished

11 March 2013

In the workshop today – some more snaps of the Doom Bar Airstream which is pretty much finished. Hopefully we’ll be having a pro shoot of this one in all it’s glory before it goes off to work.

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In the Workshop today – more Doom Bar

8 March 2013

In the Arc Workshop today – work is really progressing on the Doom Bar Airstream and now the taps are in you can really start to imagine how the finished trailer is going to look. Darren and the boys have been busy wiring in all of the electrics and lights and fitting the work surfaces [...]

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