whaletail

Moby the Whaletail on Holiday

by ARC on July 27, 2012

Moby has returned to Dorset again for a summer break with his owners and some Airstreaming friends – here are some snaps his owners sent us, wish you were here?

Whaletail Airstream

Whaletail Airstream

Whaletail Airstream

The Whaletail Airstream gets a final once over before departing for Dorset where he will spend the Summer as a holiday home for his owners. Photo shoot booked for September on location in Dorset.

whale tail airstream

whale tail airstream

Inside Moby the Whaletail

20 July 2012

In the workshop today: this 1950′s Airstream is being carefully renovated and features an original Airstream sink and taps. There are a mixture of vintage and modern fittings on the bathroom cupboard: The brand new window pelmets are handmade in brushed steel: Here you can see the whaletail shape from the inside, with new modern [...]

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In the workshop today: the Whaletail gets polished!

9 July 2012

Here’s the Whaletail Airstream getting the American Retro Caravans special treatment with a very thorough exterior polish

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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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In the workshop today: the Whale Tail is coming on!

1 May 2012

Here are some photos of a vintage 1950′s Whale Tail Airstream that we are working on. Teak wood veneers and a mint green 50′s Smeg oven really work well in this retro feel Airstream. The client wanted us to use vintage parts where ever possible so we have fitted original hinges and catches.

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Lucy, Doug and the Whaletail

3 November 2011

This week we had a meeting with our new clients Doug and Lucy Barber pictured here outside their vintage Airstream Whaletail. Keep watching this space to see their new custom interior take shape. Lucy and Doug run a very cool design company: www.barberdesign.co.uk

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New Panel and Window for the Whaletail

25 October 2011

Here a new panel and new original window are being fitted to an Airstream Overlander Whaletail. Above is a before picture – and below is the after. The workshop now has a phone number so that customers can check whether a vintage part is in stock: ARC Airstream workshop: 01823 254242 We are also in [...]

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Very Original Whaletail

14 October 2011

In the workshop today: These pictures are of another of our current projects – to renovate an Airstream Whaletail. As you can see the chassis was in really good condition and the client would like to keep the original overhead cupboards.

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