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.
maybe there is no model in kit form of the car, boat, or aircraft
they want to display.
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.
models, ship and boat models. Models and props from famous TV
shows and movies. Maybe a model of something from a book or piece
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.
companies shown here are a good start to find the one that can
make the type of model you want.
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.
prepared before contacting a company!
some tips -
you have images of the subject you want modeled. Photos,
you done the research? Is there a particular era model
you need, such as a specific year, design, concept, or
something of historic significance?
how detailed you want the model to be. Just the outside
features to display, or do you need interiors, cockpits,
engine bays, etc.
there a particular scale you need?
you need lighting? Electronics? Moving Parts?
is your time frame? How fast do you need it?
you already own the model to be built (un-assembled),
or do you need to source one, or have one crafted completely
many of the models do you need? A single protoype? One
off custom build? Or a production run of multiple models?
the model require a display base, background, or landscape?
recommend getting several quotes and deciding from there
on each companies proposals. Go with the one best suited
for your needs.
Wong - Figures, Scifi, Mechanical and more:Many
of the models you see elsewhere, as far as mass produced in
resin, were mastered by Alfred Wong. His work is everywhere,
even if you don't know he originally did the prototype. His
nameis well known worldwide.
Craftswork - Scale Models - Model workshop
now open for offering custom model-master making service. Their
model makers, sculptors and project engineers all are rich inexperiences
for producing various accurate model subjects, includes aircraft,
spacecraft, automobile, tank, military vehicle, ship, figure,
toys accessories, etc.
- Architectural: 40 years of experience as
a professional scale model maker, building architectural scale
models, dioramas, and topographical models.
- Architectural: Archi-vision Scale Models
offers high quality, architectural models to clients all over
Canada and the United States. Their 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,
Table Painting - Figures, Miniatures: specializes
in painting figures and miniatures. Especially for gaming.
- 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 model to a full range of kits and
/ or hand built models. Their primary focus is automotive.
Figures - Figures - The blueprint for your
"Custom Character" will be devised from discussions,
emails, photos, clippings, or sketches you may wish to provide.
Tim works meticulously to bring forth a 3 dimensional character
that is identical to the 2 dimensional concept drawing.
Model Airplanes - Aircraft: They can build
any plane model you want.
Replica Models - SCIFI, SPACE, Rocketdyne Saturn
V F1 engine. Scale Mercury capsule launch tower. Nemo Nautilus.
NCC1701 Enterprise. Joe Rocket Belt model.
Statues - Statues and Figures - Capable of making
'Monumental items as well as smaller products, from one to thousands,
to fill your campaigns needs' Some of our clients include Disney,
Bergdorf Goodman, Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede, Polo Ralph
Lauren , Marc Jacobs International and others.
Fake Foods - Food & Beverages: Custom
models of food and beverages. Fake spills, educational uses,
promotional designs, staging and decor. All realistic!
- Aircraft: They offer high quality, professional,
historically accurate, handcrafted custom model airplanes for
sale. Their authentic, air museum quality aviation collectibles
are precisely crafted based upon military specifications and
photographs. They will build a custom model airplane for you
if you can't find the scale model airplanes you prefer in their
available custom model airplanes inventory.
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. They 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.
Cast - Resin Casting Services - Excel-Cast
is a full service fine art and commercial resin casting company
offering everything from product design, custom sculpture, modelmaking,
enlargement and reduction, lifecasting, prototype production,
moldmaking and manufacturing in a variety of materials including
polyester and urethane thermalplastics and forton MG.
Scale Models - Ferrari Cars - Marco specializes
in high quality Ferrari models. Whether it's bulding a kit for
you or doing repairs on existing kits in your collection, his
attention to detail and knowledge of Ferrari products makes
his models exceptionally accurate.
Out Awards - Custom Awards, Far-Out Awards, :
Many custom and one of a kind type awards. Great for events
or to comemorate an event, big or small. They can create an
award a recipient will cherish forever!
Models - Submarines, Prototypes, : They
create operational in-camera and static special effects miniatures
for productions, create prototypes, and construct scale models
for Defense Contractors.
Models - Museum Models, Trade Shows, Figures, Toys,
Fantasy, Sculptures: They fabricate all types of scale
models, replicas and dioramas of any scale, style and level
of detailing. They use wide range of materials and technology
in order to provide you with highest quality and fit your design
and technological requirements. They also provide repair, maintenance
and upgrade of existing architectural, urban, museum and other
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.
Armor - TV, Movie, Props: Visual FX and
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. From using
the best tools and paints, right down to the glues and epoxies
that hold everything together, they have always maintained the
fact that the best possible models are created from the best
possible materials. Their 30+ year long passion for scale model
building is evident in every project that leaves their office.
- 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.
Model Making - Scifi, Mechs, Military, Ships:
Decided to make his works available to others so that those
who don't 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.
Worker - Figures - Polystone & Resin
Studios - Figures - Resin Figurines.
If you would like us to coordinate your custom made figure design
and manufacturing in polyresin, PVC plastic, brass, or a range
of other high-quality materials, please don’t hesitate
to contact them.
Pollizzotto Modelworks - Industrial, Dioramas, Fullzize
Props, Prototypes: High quality professional model
Modelworks - Industrial, Dioramas, Prototypes,
Almost any kind of model: High quality professional
model building services
an Illusion - Custom, Scifi: Specializes
in lighting model kits.
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.
Model Making Company - Aircraft, Industrial:
specialises in the manufacture of high quality, 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.
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 theirspecialty.
Model Works - Figures - Specializes in painting figures.
Creations - Custom hand mademotorsports car models.
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.
Models - TV, Movie, Scifi, Ships Etc: Specializes
in adding lights and electronics to models for clients.
Souls - Sculptures, Figures, Models -
The products are handcrafted by skilled artisans. By cutting,
bending and welding recycled steel, and other metals, the artisans
can effectively create one-of-a-kind sculptures.
Architectural Models and Designs - Architectural
models. Office buildings, commercial properties, residential.
- Aircraft, ScFi, Automotive. Professional
model building services.
- Marine, Ships, Industrial, Aerospace, Aircraft, Any
Kind of Model: Danny has been building models professionally
for over 16 years now. He builds a wide range of subjects
including Aviation, Science Fiction and Automotive / Radio Controlled
Vehicles. If you have something particular in mind please just
ask. He will always try be as honest and competitive as possible
with prices in order to give you the best deal, so please just
ask. Dan is a 44 year old semi retired Mechanical Engineer and
in the South East of England. He has been building models since
childhood and would only be too happy to build the model of
your dreams for you. All his models are painted using an airbrush
to achieve the best finish possible. He approachs all his builds
in a professional manner using research material and pictures
to get the best result. During the build he takes photographs
and provides email updates to keep the client informed of progress.
Once the model is complete he take a complete set of up
lighted images and passes them on to the client. Often
people print and frame these images to accompany the model,
and it’s a nice touch.
Armor - Fantasy Props, Armor, Accessories:
Contact them to inquire about having a similar piece made just
for you. If you have a completely new idea, write them and describe
it. Their unique materials are versatile, so almost any form
Props - Tv, Movie, Cosplay, Anime - Various
kinds of props and models. Custom made and one offs.
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
Studios - Figures, Scifi, Cars, almost any model:
If you want a really nicely detailed model, he builds them.
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.
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.
Prototypes - Prototype Models: Rocket Prototypes,
Inc., specializes in high quality, quick-turn models and prototypes
for the consumer product industry.
Lee Castings - Resin Casting Services -
Over 40 years experience in metal casting and resin art casting.
They manufacture sculptures with impeccable detail and superior
quality. We use a variety of the finest casting materials. White
Metal, Pewter, Zinc, and Poly Resin.
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. Their incorporation of superior craftsmanship,
combined with CNC lasera, routera, and rapid prototyping equipment
guarantees the highest possible detail and assures customer
satisfaction. They look forward to bringing our 32 years of
model construction experience to your project.
Visions - Automotive, 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.
Model Makers - Marine: If you can take
a photo, you can have a model made of your boat - it's that
simple! Their specialty is custom made ship Models. Let them
create a replica model of YOUR Boat Today. They can build ship
models to virtually ANY size or scale desired!
Classics - Marine: Builds custom yacht,
boat, and ship models.
- 3D printing services. If you have a CAD file or need
them them to custom print something, they can do it.
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.
Models - Architectural, Topographical, Study Models,
Golf Course , Engineering, Prototype, Legal, Movie Models:
They are a full service scale model building company specializing
in Architectural scale models. They also construct topographical,
prototype, engineering, legal, golf course, and movie models.
Our scale models are on display world wide.
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 !
Spina Designs - Figures - Unique creations
for marketing, trade shows, theme parks, film/video, collectors,
- Resin Casting Services - Trenchworx produces
prototypes and test samples using advanced 3D printers, resin
casting techniques and traditional machining technologies. They
have several different 3D printing technologies including DLP,
FDM and Polyjet printing. With a 3D print, they can accurately
resin cast multiples of your part.
Props - Movie, TV, Props, Cosplay - Mainly
skew towards replicas from video games and sci-fi, because everyone
loves a good fantasy rifle.
- 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
Miniatures - Miniatures, Castng, 3D Printing
- We print in a range of materials, from off the shelf Envisiontec
RC90 or heat resistant FusionGrey for vulcanised rubber moulds,
even custom in-house blended resins. We will always recommend
and print in the best material for your application.
/ Branded / Diecast Vehicles and Objects
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 choose 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.
Diecast - offers design solutions to create exquisite quality
custom imprinted and custom tooled die-cast and resin models.
Premiums - A beautifully crafted customer gift or product
premium that’s precisely tailored to your audience’s
preferences is a priceless marketing asset.
Diecast Replicas - Custom Diecast Replicas is a full-time
diecast customizing studio. CDR can create what you are looking
for, provided someone make a starter car in 1/18 scale diecast.
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.
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.
Promotions - Liberty Promotions will promote your business
or organization via programs featuring custom die-cast cars
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.
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.
course, you can rebuild, repaint, and redo diecast cars on your
own as well. As shown in this magazine issue -