Monthly Archive: September, 2011

Model Shop Name Change

A&M Model Makers has been in existence for half a century. While the owners, craftspeople, techniques, technology and even the company location have changed over time, the name has not. Originally created from the names of its… Continue reading

Fabrication Choices in Model Making

With the addition of a 3D printer, new in-house fabrication options are available to the model makers at A&M. Decisions need to be made about what fabrication method is best for building each model part. What parts should be printed, molded, CNC… Continue reading

Mistakes in Model Making

Model making involves as much pre-planning as possible for each project to avoid mistakes later on. First, by determining exactly what the client’s needs are and determining the model’s over-all purpose. Where will it be used, how often and… Continue reading

60K Tunner Scale Model

In the shop right now is a project involving a 60K Tunner scale model. A&M Model Makers has built one in the past and is being asked to make another. Utilizing the shop… Continue reading