As you may have seen from our blog just before Christmas we finished an Airstream 280 Motorhome project and sent it off to it’s happy owners – and now he we are starting another one…
Here you can see the beginning of the project as we start with the basics before moving onto the bling. We are checking that the motorhome is structurally sound before laying a brand new floor and fitting insulation and a polished end cap.
Keep your eyes on the blog in 2016 to see how this exciting new project turns out as we show you the work in progress, every step of the way.
In the ARC workshop today – here is a lovely 1964 Airstream Bambi that has come in for a few repairs.
Meanwhile, this 1970s Airstream Overlander has been getting a new floor laid, ready for a refit.
In the workshop today: This is the Pukka Teas promotional Airstream that we are creating ready to go on the road this summer promoting the brand and serving delicious tea.
Here you can see the new aluminium interior being fitted inside the Airstream:
Our professional floor laying team arrive to lay the new health and safety flooring.
In the ARC workshop today: the other motorhome project we are working on, an Airstream 280: is getting a lovely new Amtico floor.
Meanwhile we have made this end cap to fit a new interior for one of our projects.
In the ARC workshop today – as regular blog readers will probably know – we’re currently working on two motorhomes – a Winnebago style vehicle and an Airstream 280 motorhome. Here you can see how the curved wooden roof of the Winnebago is starting to take shape:
And here the Airstream motorhome is getting a new floor:
Keep your eye on the blog to see how these two glamorous projects progress over the coming months….
In the ARC workshop today – work is well underway on one of our new projects for 2015 – an Airstream for Bristol-based herbal tea company, Pukka Teas.
Here you can see the new chassis being fitted into the vintage Airstream:
And here is new employee Ed cutting a new floor ready to be laid on top of the new chassis:
Keep your eyes on the blog to see how this one develops!
In the ARC workshop today – we’re doing some more work on the Airstream lodges.
Here you can see a new floor going into lodge 1:
Meanwhile Chris has been polishing the wheel arches on the pool house Airstream and making them gleam:
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.
In the workshop today, the floor of the 1956 Airstream Safari is finished, with underfloor heating installed and insulated wheel arches, all ready for the next phase of the restoration.
In the ARC workshop today the floor of this Airstream is rotten by the doorway – a common problem which is easily solved by ripping out the offending rot and replacing it with brand new phenolic plywood. These pictures show the extent of the rot and the work in progress.