Monthly Archive: December, 2010

Computer Work Stations in the Model Shop

A professional model maker understands the creative and judicious use of available technology in the workplace. While nothing can substitute for inborn talent, classical training and years of experience, a master modeller makes use… Continue reading

Trade Show Model Pack Up Time

The trade show displays are finished. Final details have been applied, displays blown off and cleaned up from sitting in the dusty shop and photographs taken for the company portfolio. (Check back for… Continue reading

Times Square Trade Show Model in Progress

It’s detailing time in the shop as we start to wrap up yet another project.  Here is just a small portion of an unfinished model of Times Square.

Model Maker Shop Safety

Upon entering the shop portion of KiwiMill, I’m struck by the vast amount of large equipment: machine lathe, various table saws, a turret punch, laser cutter, bridgeport mill, CNC mill, band saw and paint booth.… Continue reading

December Model Shop Work

    Model Makers at A&M are busy this week creating  trade show displays.  The  conception or design phase of the project – determining how and with what materials to build the displays and ordering and gathering… Continue reading

Moving Time for the Model Shop

KiwiMill (formerly A & M Model Makers), recently moved to a larger space with nary a pause in production. The newly designed space offers a more efficient layout and additional equipment to continue… Continue reading