Trade Show Display – automating a slot machine

For the final display at CES , our model makers purchased a collection of real casino props to create this vingette of a Las Vegas casino including felt table tops, a working roulette wheel, authentic poker chips and… Continue reading

Trade Show Display – lights, music, mixed drinks

Our model makers designed a display that evokes the atmosphere of a night club for the Kodak trade show booth at CES 2011. Laser cut acrylic formed the shelving to hold 3 lava lamps with… Continue reading

Some Scale Models Start with Off-the-Shelf Parts

Model maker Mike built these models of  MedClean sanitizing systems. Used as a sales tool, they were created from off-the-shelf Peterbilt trucks. A cutaway design shows the sanitizing components mounted to the trailer floor.… Continue reading

Server Facility Cooling System- first model of the year

The shop has been busy in the New Year building a scale model  of a cooling system for a server facility. It will be used as a sales model by our client, APC. Update:… Continue reading

Display Model Showcases Burton Snowboarding and Kodak

Tasked with creating a sports themed model for Kodak and Burton Snowboards, A&M Model Makers sculpted 15 lb foam into a mountain. Off-the-shelf snowboard figures from Freestyle Max were animated using imbedded cams and… Continue reading

Model Displays For Trade Show Exhibit

KiwiMill created 4 distinct models for our client, MSM, designers of the Kodak  trade show exhibit at CES 2011. The purpose of the displays were to highlight the motion capture abilities of newly introduced cameras. Trade show participants… Continue reading

CES International Consumer Electronics Show

In two days Las Vegas will be descended upon by the biggest names in consumer  technology.  January 6-9 marks the 45th year of the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Hosted by CEA, it’s… Continue reading

Model Making Materials

While plastic is the raw medium of choice in model building, A&M Model Makers uses a wide variety of materials to construct their scale models. Depending on the needs of the client – portability, durability,… Continue reading

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