Opening Hours:

Mon - Fri 9:30am - 5:30pm
Sat - Sun By appointment only

Artisan Model Makers

Unit 12 Isbourne Business Park,
Winchcombe,
Cheltenham,
GL54 5NS

Phone: 01242 603 948

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15 09, 2016

Asparagasm glow-in-the-dark bar top

By | September 15th, 2016|General, Prop making|0 Comments

Bespoke bar As part of creating a portable bar for Kate from Asparagasm, we used glowing resin to produce an interesting effect on the oak bar top.  We began by cleaning up the oak and belt sanding it smooth.  Once we had a nice clean and characterful piece of timber, we began enhancing the existing [...]

17 05, 2016

How does CO2 laser cutting work?

By | May 17th, 2016|General, Laser cutting, Laser engraving, Model Making|0 Comments

How does CO2 laser cutting work? The Science (condensed) Electricity is passed through a tube filled with gas, usually Carbon dioxide (CO2), Nitrogen (N2), Hydrogen (H) and Helium (He). The CO2 and N2 gain more energy. In this excited state, when they come into contact with He they release their energy as photons, or light. [...]

26 02, 2016

Riemu Design

By | February 26th, 2016|General|0 Comments

Riemu Design Last year we were lucky enough to have Eero Kumanto travel over from Finland to work and train with us for a few months as part of an international industrial training scheme.  It was a great experience and an inspiration to have such a talented creative working with us with a real passion [...]

3 02, 2016

Japan Trip

By | February 3rd, 2016|General, In our spare time...|0 Comments

Japan In November we took a well earned break to the land of the rising sun, Japan!  A truly amazing country and culture full of wonders for all to enjoy, including the humble model maker. While the trip contained far too much to be covered in a simple blog post, there were a few elements [...]

12 01, 2016

Mutt Cutts Van

By | January 12th, 2016|General, In our spare time..., Prop making|0 Comments

Mutt Cutts Van Our friend Andy approached us with a challenge; help him build a replica of the iconic movie vehicle from Dumb and Dumber, the Mutt Cutts van!  The end goal was to enter the vehicle in a cross-Europe charity rally to raise money for the British Heart Foundation. We began [...]

8 09, 2015

Shell Ideas 360 Awards

By | September 8th, 2015|General, Prop making|0 Comments

Making of the Shell Ideas 360 Awards We were commissioned to produce the bespoke trophies for the Shell Ideas 360 awards; An international competition that connects students to develop ideas to tackle the pressures on the world's food, water and energy resources. We were provided with a really interesting design that may initially look quite [...]

8 09, 2015

Bespoke signage for Asparagasm

By | September 8th, 2015|General, Laser cutting, Laser engraving|0 Comments

Bespoke signage for Asparagasm An attractive and creative sign can really help your business stand out from the crowd and can be an essential component of your marketing strategy.  So don't neglect sign making as a cost effective form of marketing for your business! We were asked to create the signage for the Nailsworth cafe [...]

2 06, 2015

Severn Vale Clay Shooting Awards

By | June 2nd, 2015|General, Model Making, Prop making|0 Comments

Severn Vale Clay Shooting Awards   We were commissioned to produce custom awards for Steve at the Hailes Clay Shooting Ground, as prizes for the winning team and single best shot at the Severn Vale Shooting competition.  The main award for the 'High Gun' was to be a 500mm long scale replica of an over/under [...]

3 01, 2015

Artisan Models

By | January 3rd, 2015|General|0 Comments

Goodbye 2014.. ..and hello to 2015! We had a great year in 2014 and getting prepped for an even busier 2015. We have had some fab projects big and small this year and looking forward to the yet unknown enquiries. We are always kept on our toes with your project enquiries, as we never know [...]

10 09, 2014

Interactive exhibition model

By | September 10th, 2014|General, Prop making|0 Comments

3D Jigsaw game We were asked to produce a 3d jigsaw game by Camargue for Horizon Nuclear Power's exhibition stand. The model was to be interactive with a count up timer and LED lighting and look like this visual... The build issues were that it would need to be relatively light weight so children could [...]