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Artisan Model Makers

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

Phone: 01242 603 948

Model Making

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5 09, 2016

Robot Maze prop

By | September 5th, 2016|Model Making, Prop making|0 Comments

Robot maze prop We were commissioned to make a three story maze for a remote control robot to be used at educational events. The robot is driven remotely using a robot mounted camera; each floor getting harder. The structure required a lot of problem solving alongside the model making; how to get the robot to [...]

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. [...]

4 04, 2016

When scale Architectural Models are useful

By | April 4th, 2016|Architectural & Industrial, Model Making|0 Comments

Architectural Scale Models We are commissioned to make 3d Architectural models for a variety of purposes, here are a few examples. Planning permission This 1:200 scale architectural model for BPN architects and Court Collaboration in Birmingham was commissioned to show a proposed plan for phase 2 of a site revamp.  The simple, white, classic style [...]

23 07, 2015

Industrial model for Blue Oil

By | July 23rd, 2015|Architectural & Industrial, Model Making|0 Comments

Industrial model for Blue Oil Blue Oil in Cheltenham commissioned us to create an Industrial model of an oil refinery they were in the process of constructing in Chile, to be used as an exhibition model in the UK. The model was to be a replica of a model in South America but with imporovements [...]

8 06, 2015

Engineering prototypes

By | June 8th, 2015|3D Printing, Model Making|0 Comments

Engineering prototypes When you are designing parts for engineering, prototyping is an important process to identify any issues with the construction before commissioning expensive tooling. We specialise in 3d CAD to create files suitable for high resolution 3d printing, which is fast becoming the most accurate method to make small precision engineering prototypes. We use [...]

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 [...]

14 02, 2015

Modular house model

By | February 14th, 2015|Model Making, Prop making|0 Comments

Modular housing models We were commissioned to produce interactive modular house demo models for Vanbrugh  Modular Housing Systems. The ‘modules’ were created from white gloss acrylic and styrene locator rods. Fully constructed the models were 420mm x 320mm. The walls were made as hollow boxes which gave the model stability and indicated to their final [...]

20 11, 2014

Industrial model

By | November 20th, 2014|Architectural & Industrial, Model Making|0 Comments

Industrial model for Matcon Our brief for this model was to make a scale replica of an example pharmaceutical handling factory floor using some of Matcon's equipment, 1200mm x 600mm in two halves representing the two areas of the factory. The model needed to be shipped around the world for different trade shows so it [...]

19 05, 2014

Corporate gift ideas

By | May 19th, 2014|Model Making, Prop making|0 Comments

Personalised corporate gifts for your business. Using one of your key products or identifying feature of your company we can make a replica models to any scale, in multiples if required. What a great way to catch your clients attention and keep your company in their mind. The models can be given as paper weights [...]

11 12, 2013

Cheltenham Fashion week trophies

By | December 11th, 2013|Model Making, Prop making|0 Comments

Cheltenham fashion week trophies Last week we were commissioned to create two bespoke trophies for Cheltenham Fashion week's student show. We made a time lapse, 'making of' video to show the progression of the project, so you can see some pretty boring mdf being transformed into something beautiful. We were pleased to hear they were [...]