Retro Airstream

Airstream drawers

by ARC on April 23, 2014

In the ARC workshop today – these drawers are from an Airstream Safari which was one of our first deluxe projects. This Airstream went off to live in Holland at the ‘Inn on the Lake’ and now we’re refurbishing the drawers and cabinet doors – here you can see Richard preparing to edge the drawer and door fronts and a detail of the drawer fronts with the protective film drawn back.

Airstream drawers

Airstream drawers

Sticking with drawers, these old drawers have also come out of a recently refurbished Airstream and are waiting for a new retro home.

Airstream drawers

A seat for the Retro Airstream

by ARC on September 13, 2013

In the workshop today – this cute little seat has been hand made for the Retro Airstream project – it is now ready to be laminated and upholstered. Come back soon to see more pics!

Airstream seating

Making a hole in a retro Airstream

22 May 2013

This lovely retro caravan is having a new large hatch fitted, which means making a new large hole first. We’ll be posting updates¬†on the interior fit out so you can see how it progresses.

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In the workshop today – servicing and maintenance

4 April 2013

Today the workshop is busy with Airstreams being serviced and undergoing maintenance prior to the holiday season. If you’re looking for an Airstream for your summer holiday or festival trip we have both modern and vintage ones available for sale on our main website: www.arcairstreams.co.uk

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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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The Lava Lamp Airstream on Channel 4

29 October 2012

Regular visitors to this blog will be hard-pressed to forget the fabulous Lava Lamp Airstream that we finished earlier this year for client Bernard Fontannaz, which was craned into his back garden in Oxford. The interior design for this retro-themed Airstream was inspired by the inside of a lava lamp. Well now you can get [...]

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This Airstream is going off to Latitude festival

13 July 2012

In the workshop today – as you probably know, we don’t just restore and repair Airstream caravans, we also store them and transport them for our clients. Today this Airstream, which you may recognise from previous blog posts, is being brought out of storage, spruced up and delivered to our client, Marcus Brigstocke, who is [...]

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The Whale Tail goes camping

14 June 2012

Here’s ‘Moby’ the Whaletail braving the half term weather in Dorset for the Queen’s jubilee celebrations. Clients Doug and Lucy met up with other Airstreaming friends, taking Moby on a trial run before finishing back at the workshop. Moby is being fitted out in iconic Airstream style with vintage fixtures and fittings and we’ll be [...]

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Vintage Airstream Restoration

8 June 2012

In the workshop today – this Airstream is being restored with original vintage Airstream lights, sinks and taps. Keep following to see the finished project!

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