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Old July 10th, 2011, 10:25 PM   #51
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Free thinkers:
Randy Grubb
Michael Leeds

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Old August 10th, 2011, 09:01 AM   #52
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Old August 10th, 2011, 04:37 PM   #53
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Old August 16th, 2011, 05:41 PM   #54
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Old August 16th, 2011, 05:42 PM   #55
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Of course, models are much more interesting if they actually RUN.
Check these guys out:

Louis Chenot:1/16 scale Duesenburg SJ

Clen Tomlinson: Napier Deltic 18 cyl motor.

Paul Knapp: Challenger V8 video

Ron Colonna: 1/4 scale Offenhauser

Gary Conley: 1/4 scale Viper V-10


Alan Ingersol: 1/6 scale Curtis Wright V-12

George Luhrs: maker of the worlds smallest running gas engine !

Jim Moyer: 1/6 scale SBC V8

Lee Root: 1/4 scale SBC V8

Pierre Scerri: 1/3 scale Ferrari 312 PB

Jerry Kiefer: 1/6 scale Harley Knucklehead.

Ingvar Dahlberg: 4/10 scale1910 Mercer T35 Runabout

More here: Paul Knapp Collection

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Old October 14th, 2011, 12:26 PM   #56
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Hand Engraving:

Tay Herrera

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Old October 14th, 2011, 12:26 PM   #57
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Old October 14th, 2011, 12:27 PM   #58
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Hand Silk Screening

Custom Painting

Linotype printers.
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Old April 15th, 2013, 02:05 PM   #59
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Small scale distillery.

Used tool store

http://www.shipsnostalgia.com/guides...turing_Process

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Old April 15th, 2013, 02:05 PM   #60
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Ron Finch



http://www.geckokustoms.com/index.ph...g/28-ron-finch

http://finchscustoms.com/index.htm

http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/294/48...aptivator.aspx

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Fabricators

BIG machines:
http://boingboing.net/2012/02/13/machines.html

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/...on-giant/8886/
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Studio glass blowers.

Master sign painter: Bill Ridel

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http://www.riedelsignco.com/Perspectives.pdf
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Craftsman/Perfectionist, Steve Sellers

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High end furniture makers:
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Zora Arkus Duntov

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Master Customizers

Mechanical Free Thinkers

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Serious Collectors

Several videos, mostly prewar bikes.
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John Britten
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Part 2
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Porsche customizer

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Landfill Harmonic.

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David A. Smith is a traditional sign-writer/designer specializing in high-quality ornamental hand-crafted reverse glass signs and decorative silvered and gilded mirrors. http://davidadriansmith.com/
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