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Aluminium Airstream templates

Airstreams repaired – and a VW van gets refitted

In the workshop today, these two Airstreams are both having a full refit. The guys are busy templating new aluminium sides ready to go on. We use special aluminium which comes in a large roll from the US. It is the precise grade needed for external Airstream repairs. Elsewhere in the workshop this VW camper…

New Airstream bar project

A new Airstream bar project

In the workshop today – we’re getting stuck into this new Airstream bar project. We have completely stripped out the insides of this vintage Airstream and are fitting it with some shiny new aluminium to replace the old interior. Remember to keep checking the blog if you want to see how this new project develops!

Airstream Home Office

This Airstream is going to be used as a home office. The desk is handmade from aircraft grade aluminium and solid riveted. It is edged with a leather padded strip. The walls are lined in Pierre Frey wallpaper and the upholstery is in Pierre Frey linen. The seating area converts into a double bed. There…

Airstream 310 Motorhome

Here are some photos of our latest finished project – an Airstream 310 Motorhome. This motorhome was completely refitted here at the ARC workshop. The interior was inspired by the iconic Andrew Martin Spitfire Chair – featuring handmade riveted aluminium furniture with distressed leather. The Motorhome has an impressive V8 engine, all new electrics and plumbing, a wet central heating…

A damaged Airstream is repaired in the ARC workshop

A damaged Airstream comes in for repairs

In the workshop today: this Airstream has come in for some insurance work after sustaining a bit of damage. Our team are trusted by insurance companies to carry out high quality repairs to any damaged Airstream. Here you can see the new, correct grade aluminium panels being fitted to make it as good as new.

More work on Huntsman 65

In the workshop today – work is progressing steadily on the Huntsman 65 Airstream. Here you can see more work to repair the underbelly of the Airstream: In this picture the bathroom sections are being fitted in the bedrooom ensuite which also features a bespoke cocktail cabinet: Dave cuts one of the wall sections ready…

In the workshop – more work on the lodges

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: Here the second lodge is having some new aluminium fitted: And here’s…

More progress on the Airstream lodges

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: The lower half here is clad in new aluminium and the top half…

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