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In the workshop today…

by ARC on September 16, 2014

In the ARC workshop today – we’re making more progress on the two Airstream lodges:

Here you can see the chassis on this one has been sprayed and is now ready for us to refit the ball hitch:

Airstream lodge

In this photo, the same Airstream is having copper end caps fitted. There is a protective film covering it but we cant wait to see it:

Airstream lodge

Here you can see the insulation which has been fitted, along with first fix electrics in place and the flooring in:

Airstream lodge

Now the basics are done, here is a hint of what is to come for this pair of Airstreams with zebrano cabinets being made…

Airstream lodge

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In the workshop – more work on the lodges

by ARC on September 10, 2014

In the workshop today we’re still working away on this pair of Airstreams which are going to be turned into glamorous lodges for one of our customers.

Here you can see the first lodge after the new and old aluminium has been polished:

Airstream lodge

Airstream Lodge

Here the second lodge is having some new aluminium fitted:

Airstream lodge

And here’s some new flooring going into the first lodge:

Airstream Lodge

Airstream 280

3 September 2014

In the ARC workshop today – this lovely Airstream 280 just pulled in: Check out the original interior inside:

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A new floor for the second Airstream lodge

5 August 2014

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.

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The Airstream Lodge

31 July 2014

This Airstream is going to be transformed into a hunting lodge for one of our clients. Here you can see we’re right at the start of the project. The interior has been completely stripped out and Darren is cleaning the chassis – a very dusty job! In the first photo you can see the chassis [...]

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Airstream pool house – Nearly done!

25 July 2014

In the workshop today – here’s a couple more snaps of the Airstream pool house. As you can see, this project is nearly finished now. Just a few more finishing touches and she’s ready to be installed. Here you can see the blue upholstered seats surrounding the telescopic table which can be lowered so that [...]

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Tradewind bedroom suite

23 July 2014

One of the great things about an Airstream is that you can use it for anything – not just travelling but also as a static installation in your garden to be used as an office, spare room or a space for entertaining – and as it’s a temporary structure you don’ actually need planning permission [...]

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Brake repairs and Pool House polishing

11 July 2014

In the ARC workshop today – Richard is working on the brakes on this Airstream Safari: Have a look at those Safari springs: The original interior of the Safari: Meanwhile, in the finishing shed, the Airstream pool house is getting a polish:

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1947 Airstream and a Globetrotter

9 July 2014

In the ARC workshop today here are some pics of a very rare 1947 Airstream we have been working on: This Airstream Globetrotter is in for some repairs to the original under seat storage:

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New aluminium underbelly

7 July 2014

In the ARC workshop today – the chassis on this Airstream has been restored and it has been fitted with a new aluminium underbelly:

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