Prototypes

Prototype model of shoe

We built this model for a light boot design for Solomon Boot Co. This prototype required that it be made of material in a very specific density and flexibility. After building the original model, we made a two part mold and cast the sole in a urethane that had the...

Microchip

The problem with Microchips is mostly the MICRO part. In order to show the design and fit of their chips this client had us build several product models in a HUGE scale that can be shown to investors.

Sunglasses

Here are a few of the dozens of model we have done for Suncloud sunglasses. Many different techniques were employed including creating brass fittings, sculpting acrylic frames. creating RTV molds and making rubberized urethane model components. After being used as...

Wind Turbine Models

The green revolution is here. We are creating the display models that help to fuel that revolution. These wind turbine models disassemble and pack up safely in a handy case to take to investor meetings and demonstrations. Several options are shown with interchangeable...

Shade Screens

This product prototype was created to help the home buyer visualize a custom canopy for their deck. We cut several versions on our laser cutters out of durable material and painted them to create the proper patina. The prototypes represent a copper sheet that create...

Scoreboard

Here we were asked to create an unusual model representing a unique scoreboard. Because of the size and weight of this model, much care was given to the support structure. This prototype showed the unusually shaped speakers on the corners. The panels representing the...

Personal Device

A product design firm requested this model. We did not get information on all of it’s functions but I was told that it is built to help blind people. We create the accurate shapes of any prototype and are often not given (or required to keep secret) many of the...

Shower Part

We are asked to build many small equipment model parts. I do not know what this does but the model is part of a shower assembly. This was grown on our 3D printer and sent to the client unfinished. A quick, cheap form and function...

Mold Section

This shape looks simple but this subtle form is a section of a larger concrete pond layout. We cut this negative part our of urethane so that it could be molded in layered concrete as a proof of concept model. Our client makes huge concrete installations and needed a...

Movie Prop

Here is a unique pattern for a unique purpose. The design embossed on this acrylic disk represents alien communication. The shape is being used in a movie by being pressed into soil and onto leaves to foreshadow the fact that extraterrestrials are among us. The film...

Nuclear Parts

We get calls for emergency models and this was such a case. These prototypes parts were needed for a Monday meeting and we were given the call the Thursday before. This was one of those “drop everything and get this done” situations. The shapes are...