After our first meeting to discuss the project, I forwarded some photographs of the trailer to my project advisor, Robert, along with a preliminary list of renovation tasks I have in mind. This was his initial response: “James, “I downloaded and examined all the photos, looked over your work breakdown spreadsheet, and perused your blog site. “You probably don’t want to hear this, but I would have advised against...Continue reading
At home for the holidays, I’m getting ready to go back to school at Yestermorrow. I’ll be away from the Airstream for a while, concentrating on my schoolwork, so I’m itching to get a little more work done while I’m at home. Being more of a visual / hands-on learner, I thought it might be a good idea to see if there were any online videos of vintage...Continue reading
First Things First
December 2 – 4, 2011 Here is the Airstream parked at its (temporary) new home in Long Island, NY. Quite a far cry from the idyllic farm life it had in Virginia! But, home it is… safe haven for a makeover & a new life. A couple of days in, I’m excited, but mostly daunted by the huge amount of unfamiliar work I have ahead of me. I...Continue reading
This is me. …and this is the 1969 Airstream Safari for the renovation!...