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Often there are times when a complicated model needs to be built, and it may be beyond someone doing it at home with their own skills or lack of needed tools.

Or maybe there is no model in kit form of the car, boat, or aircraft they want to display.

In cases like these, it's time to turn to the experts and have a model created for you to display. A model of your favorite car, a relative's yacht, an aircraft you once flew.

These companies listed here can fabricate any kind of model you want, and provide special model building services for everyone, from large companies to a single model for an individual's office.

Aircraft models, ship and boat models. Models and props from famous TV shows and movies. Maybe a model of something from a book or piece of artwork.

Business' often use custom models to advertise their brand. They might use a custom dump truck or excavator, or a pickup truck with their logo and branding on it. Aircraft are often used as well, and leter become collector items themselves.

These companies shown here are a good start to find the one that can make the type of model you want.

Model Building Services


Sometimes people are looking to have someone build a model kit for themselves. Here is a list of various companies and people who provide such a service. Or if you need something custom produced or cast, many of these companies can do it. They can custom build a model of anything you want.

Visit their web sites below, contact them, and go from there.

  • Be prepared before contacting a company!
  • Do you have images of the subject you want modeled. Photos, drawings, etc.?
  • Have you done the research? Is there a particular era model you need, such as a specific year, design, concept, or something of historic significance?
  • Decide how detailed you want the model to be. Just the outside features to display, or do you need interiors, cockpits, engine bays, etc.
  • Do you need lighting? Electronics? Moving Parts?
  • What is your time frame? How fast do you need it?
  • Do you already own the model to be built (un-assembled), or do you need to source one, or have one crafted completely by hand?
  • How many of the models do you need? A single protoype? One off custom build? Or a production run of multiple models?
  • Does the model require a display base, background, or landscape?


  • Accurate Custom Replica Models - TV, Movie, Industrial - High end products and building service. They can make any kind of model or product.
  • ALPSM - Automotive, Ships, Aircraft, TV, Movie :At ALPSM, they understand that you may be interested in a museum quality piece but you cannot do it yourself due to time constraints and maybe even a limited ability, especially if you have never undertaken such a task before. You may also have seen a completed model on the internet or at a manufacturer’s web page. You want it, but you do not want to purchase it unless you know it can be built properly with all the bells and whistles.A large part of our business is doing restoration work on previously built models that have seen their day, or are damaged for any reason. Each restoration has its own situation attached to it. Call us to discuss your particular situation and we will solve it for you once and for all. We perfectly match paint and can reconstruct anything to bring it back to life the way it was originally.
  • American Custom Dollhouses - Dollhouses: American Custom Dollhouses is proud to now offer individually hand crafted homes for the world’s finest eighteen inch dolls.
  • Archvisionmodels - Architectural: Archi-vision Scale Models offers high quality, architectural models to clients all over Canada and the United States. Our goal is to build exceptional models that are built to your design specifications down to the last detail—all at an extremely competitive price. With our experience in the architectural scale model field, you can be assured that your model will be accurate, attractive, and appealing.
  • Artyfakess - Fantasy props: specialises in designing & creating custom foam and latex weapons, armour and props. We have created thousands of unique items over many years and are adept at producing various items from the humblest boot knife to full suits of armour, eyeballs, realistic heads, huge transport circles, and even very large dragons.
  • Blue Table Painting - Figures, Miniatures: specialises in painting figures and miniatures. especially for gaming.
  • Brad Hair Productions - Automotive, Aircraft, TV, Movie, Ships, and more: Brad Hair Productions. Brad has been building and assembling custom models for Customer for many years.
  • CMA - Automotive: When you need a scale miniature for your private collection or acommercial application, Creative Miniature Associates can createanything for you. From an exquisite one of a kind scratch built modelto a full range of kits and/or hand built models. Our primary focus isautomotive.
  • Custom Diecast Replicas - Automotive: Custom Diecast Replicas is a full-time diecast customizing studio. CDR can create what you are looking for, provided they make a starter car in 1/18 scale diecast.
  • Custom Replica Models - SCIFI, SPACE, Rocketdyne Saturn V F1 engine. Scale Mercury capsule launch tower. Nemo Nautilus. NCC1701 Enterprise. Joe Rocket Belt model.
  • Display Fake Foods - Food & Beverages: Custom models of food and beverages. Fake spills, educational uses, promotional designs, staging and decor. All realistic!
  • Dogfighter - Aircraft: We offer high quality, professional, historically accurate, handcrafted custom model airplanes for sale. You will find no site on the internet and no place in the world that rivals the quality of our handcrafted airplane models. Our authentic, air museum quality aviation collectibles are precisely crafted based upon military specifications and photographs. Some of our handcrafted airplane models are available autographed by actual WW2 pilots. We will build a custom model airplane for you if you cannot find the scale model airplanes you prefer in our available custom model airplanes inventory.
  • E Studios - Figures, Toys, Fantasy, Sculptures: Various kits and sculptures service. They produce prototypes for just about anything you can think of, from toys, model kits, and game pieces to movie props and Bronze sculptures.  We have also created Beer Taphandles and Cane top Handles. Ironman, The Phantom, King Kong, Chuck, Scooby Doo, Batman, Yoda, Coneheads, Herman Munster, The Grinch, Godzilla, Hellraiser, Hellboy, Werewolf, Superman.
  • Far Out Awards - Custom Awards, Far-Out Awards, : Many custom and one of akind type awards. Great for events or to commeorate and event, big or small. They can create an award a recipient will cherish forever!
  • FX Models - Submarines, Prototypes, : We create operational in-camera and static special effects miniatures for productions, create prototypes, build CG models and animations, and construct scale models for Defense Contractors.
  • Gamla Models - Museum Models, Trade Shows, Figures, Toys, Fantasy, Sculptures: Various model making services.
  • Gemini Studios - TV, Movie, Props: With over 30 years of model building experience, they look forward to providing you with the finest quality Injection Molded, Vacuformed, Resin & Vinyl Build-Ups, Custom Dioramas, Metal Figures, Conversions, Kit bashing, Custom Lighting Effects, Upgrades, Scratch building, Restorations and more. They will build YOUR kits to YOUR specifications.
  • Grand Prix Reproductions - Architectural, Aircraft, Motorcycles, Marine: Since the first model, a Chevrolet Corvette in 1966, right up until the prototypes for the "Skies Over Europe" Series finished earlier this month, I have maintained one philosophy - do the best job that you can. From using the best tools and paints, right down to the glues and epoxies that hold everything together, I have always maintained the fact that the best possible models are created from the best possible materials. My 30+ year long passion for scale model building is evident in every project that leaves my office. For all intents and purposes, my 'signature' is on every one. Presentation and the quality of your finished work is everything - it is a reflection of who you are and your attitude about what you do. I feel that if I can give my clients the best job, at a competitive price, and in the most reasonable amount of time, I give them absolutely no reason to go elsewhere for their scale modeling needs. Hopefully you might feel that way as well.With
  • Guard-Lee - Aerospace, Restorations: Guard~Lee's reputation is backed up by its 23 year history of building some of the most unique replicas in the world. Customers come to Guard~Lee via consistent referrals from organizations such as NASA, The Smithsonian Institute, U.S. Embassies, and dozen of private companies. When it comes to full scale, high fidelity aerospace replicas, the work of Guard~Lee is seldom equaled. Specializing in spacecraft, Guard~Lee has fabricated and accumulated tooling for virtually every major U.S. space vehicle ever flown.
  • Gwin Sculpture Works - Sculpture, Figures: Founded in 1997 by award-winning sculptor Gabriel Marquez and his wife Terri, Gwin Sculpture Works specializes in fine art sculpture in a variety of genres, including science fiction, fantasy, horror, comics and wildlife. Gwin Sculpture Works provides sculpted prototypes to some of the leading companies in the model and toy industry as well as taking private commissions. Gwin Sculpture Works offers superior workmanship and artistry, competitive rates, and strict adherence to deadlines.
  • Guru Model Making - Scifi, Mechs, Military, Ships: Decided to make his works available to others so that those who do not feel they have the skill or ability to create their own can still have a beautiful, hand-crafted piece on display in their den, office or living room without paying museum prices.
  • Laser Modeling - Buildings, Custom, Tradeshow, Prototype: At Laser Modeling 3, we take great pride on our quality, attention to detail and our ability to create custom scale models and prototypes that drive results for our clients. It is our proven processes, advanced technologies and sheer love for the business that allows us to deliver models and prototypes that are simply unmatched in the industry. Laser Modeling 3 serves the nation's leading organizations across a range of industries--from architectural and trade show exhibit firms to museums and historical institutions and military and defense.
  • Leading Model Making Company - Aircraft, Industrial: specialises in the manufacture of high quality, b scale models, using the very latest processes and materials combined with the skills of a team of craftsmen. With many years of experience, Leading Models is able provide models to all industries including Aerospace & Defence, Architecture, Product Design and Museums.
  • LiteFX Models - TV & Movies Models, Creates mechanical and prosthetic special effects and builds models and props for film and t. v. They also create displays and build models for general retail customers. Sci-fi & fantasy with internal lighting is our specialty.
  • Lister Model Works - Figures - Specializes in painting figures.
  • Mark Myers Models - TV, Movie, Props: Has been modeling for over 20+ years. Examples of his work can be seen in Hobby Merchandiser Magazine , Sci-Fi and Fantasy Modeller magazines, and at Irwin Allen News Network (IANN). He has have built several Models for Moebius Models as well.
  • Miami Architectural Models and Designs - Architectural models. Office buildings, commercial properties, residential.
  • Modelmasters - Marine, Ships, Industrial, Aerospace, Aircraft, Full Production, Any Kind of Model: One of the world's leading builders of precision scale models. Our skilled craftsmen have been building scale models for nearly 30 years.
  • Orlando Scale Models - Architectural, Lansdscapes, Displays, Prototypes: Creates Scale Models and Maquettes for Architects, Builders, Developers, Parks, Attractions, Zoos, Aquariums, Museums, Entertainment, Retail Stores, Restaurants, Hospitality, and more.
  • Organic Armor - Fantasy Props, Armor, Accessories: If you like something there, contact us to inquire about having a similar piece made just for you. If you have a completely new idea, write us and describe it. Our unique materials are so versatile, almost any form is possible.
  • PMI - Precision Models Inc. - Architectural, Aerospace, Prototypes, Consumer products. Whether it is a highly detailed appearance model, oversized trade show display or a unique prototype, PMI delivers quality craftsmanship that meets your demands.
  • Pro-Model-Builders - Topographical, Architectural, Aerospace: Pro Modelbuilders is a firm of custom fabricators and modelmakers. Most of our projects are scale models (architectural models andtopographic models), but we also do display and exhibit work, movie prop work, and prototyping for designers.
  • Punished Props - Tv, Movie, Cosplay, Anime - Various kinds of props and models. Custom made and one offs.
  • Rainford Models - Industrial, Archetectural, Prototypes: Rainford Models has earned a reputation for producing museum interactives and high quality models for architects, industrial designers, interior designers, product development teams and advertising agencies.
  • Raven Art - Marine, Ships, Aircraft: Internationally recognized, award winning, professionally certified Master Model Builders offering one-of-a-kind custom built models from kit embellished to full scratch builds.
  • Richard Marmo - Marine, Ships, Aircraft, Cars: Over the last 43 years, projects have ranged all the way from an engineering model of a motorized toilet paper dispenser and Continental Trailways Bus with wings, to a five-foot tall squeeze bottle, cement forms, pill pictures, study models and kit buildups. And everything in between. Client list has included private collectors, defense contractors, advertising agencies, architects, inventors, land developers, museums and a host of others.
  • Scale Auto Art - Automotive : Customized and professional model building services.
  • Scale Reproductions - Marine, Ships, Industrial, Aerospace, Aircraft, Full Production, Any Kind of Model: Scale models, replicas, mock-ups and prototypes crafted with the highest level of model quality. Our incorporation of superior craftsmanship, combined with our CNC laser, router, and rapid prototyping equipment guarantees the highest possible detail and assures customer satisfaction. We look forward to bringing our 32 years of model construction experience to your project.
  • Scale Visions - Cars, Trucks - Don's models are among the few to receive such a level of recognition that several of his pieces have been admitted to, and are on display, at The National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, and the NHRA Motorsports Museum in Pomona, California. Scale Visions creations have also been featured in numerous national automotive publications including Hot Rod Magazine;Popular Hot Rodding; Vette; Corvette Fever; Shark Quarterly; Corvette Quarterly; Drag Racer; Rod & Custom; Vintage Motorsport; and on the cover of Roundel Magazine.
  • SD Model Makers - Marine: If you can take a photo of your boat, you can have a model made of your boat - it's that simple! Our Specialty Is Custom Made Ship Models Let us create a replica model of YOUR Boat Today.
    We can build ship models to virtually ANY size or scale desired!
  • Seacraft Classics - Marine: Builds custom yacht, boat, ship models.
  • Shapeways - 3D printing services. If you have a CAD file or need them them to custom print something, they can do it here.
  • Small Art Works - Movie, TV, Props: Provides custom model making services, limited run kit mastering and fabrication, plus a reliable model finishing and prototyping service with accuracy, authenticity and attention to detail the primary goal. Whether the model is made from a kit, modified, kit bashed, or built completely from scratch, your custom made model will be a highly desirable piece that you will be proud to display prominently in your home or office.
  • Southern Models - Architectural, Topographical, Study Models, Golf Course , Engineering, Prototype, Legal, Movie Models: We are a full service scale model building company specializing in Architectural scale models. We also construct topographical, prototype, engineering, legal, golf course, and movie models. Our scale models are on display world wide.
  • SRS Prototyping - Prototypes, Scifi, Models, Movie, TV, Props SRS Prototyping has been providing professional quality finished models, tooling patterns and sculptures for the Collectible, Toy and Hobby markets, as well as private collectors, for close to twenty years. SRS Prototyping has become known for creating highly detailed and exacting work.
  • The Kit Factory - Movie, TV, Props They build models of every type and theme for clients around the world. With over 40 years of career experience in the model and prop building / fabrication field, they provide clients and fans, with extremely accurate models, TV Show and Film / Movie Prop reproductions of every type and size, and very special refurbishing/repair services. All for the avid collector. Exceptional use on electronics, including sound, lighting, even lasers !
  • Volpin Props - Movie, TV, Props, Cosplay - Mainly skew towards replicas from video games and sci-fi, because everyone loves a good fantasy rifle.
  • Wonderworks - Marine, Ships, Industrial, Aerospace, Aircraft, Full Production, Any Kind of Model: WonderWorks™ is a full service design and production company serving the film, theme park and museum industries whose client list includes NASA, Spielberg, Lucas, Disney, Universal, G.M., Ford, Chrysler, Rockwell, and the Smithsonian Museum. With a project list that spans the globe, WonderWorks provides its clients with an extensive history of knowledge, creativity, cutting-edge technology and a commitment to detail.


Custom / Branded / Diecast Vehicles and Objects

These are companies that repaint diecast vehicles, such as cars, trucks, aircraft and such, with custom paint and company logos. It's often cheaper and easier than making something from scratch. The drawback is that you have to chose a vehicle they already make (no custom choices), but for speed and large quantities needed for a business or promotion, it's sometimes the way to go.

  • Awesome Diecast - offers design solutions to create exquisite quality custom imprinted and custom tooled die-cast and resin models.
  • Crown Premiums - A beautifully crafted customer gift or product premium that’s precisely tailored to your audience’s preferences is a priceless marketing asset.
  • Greenlight Collectibles - GreenLight Collectibles creates custom programs that can assist with marketing, promotions, and brand recognition objectives for any business. Our custom programs can help market your business with high quality die-cast replicas, superior graphics, packaging options and low minimum production runs. GreenLight Collectibles can assist in the conceptualization, development and manufacturing of a custom program to meet your individual marketing needs.
  • Knockout Customs - Knockout Promotions is the Custom & Premium division of Round 2, LLC. When you partner up with us, you are dealing directly with the manufacturer. Our sales team has over 75 years combined experience in the Custom & Premium business.
  • Liberty Promotions - Liberty Promotions will promote your business or organization via programs featuring custom die-cast cars & trucks.
  • Penjoy Company - is a collectible, promotional manufacturer that specializes in the manufacturing of custom-order, precision made 1:64 scale die-cast metal promotional and fleet replica trucks and a 1:50 scale die-cast metal Service/Delivery van.
  • Trick My Truck - For your custom imprint need, an extensive line of products is perfect for incentives, advertising premiums, fundraising, awards, employee or customer gifts, corporate promotions, commemorating special events, and for the excitement of collecting.



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