Mike Bartel


3D modeler, Product designer, Maker
Manufacturer of commuter, transit and traction models and products and 1:700 scale ship model kits.


About Me

Owner and operator of Imperial Hobby Productions (IHP), a manufacturer of products for the model railroader and scale ship modeler. I have 30 years experience in the hobby business, 25 as a manufacturer. I started IHP with resin casting and am now moving production from resin into 3D-printing and injection moulding and have gained valuable experience the last 10 years in designing for each of those processes. I design all our products from scratch and do all the CAD work myself. I can do small parts fairly quickly but larger projects may take longer as I work deliberately and diligently to prepare my 3D drawings. I work with my customers at each step of the design process to get the parts the way you want them. I don't work for free but you'll get your money's worth. I specialize in model parts, particularly model railroad parts and body shells.

Services Offered

  • Architecture
  • Product Design

Type of Products I Make

  • Miniatures
  • Games


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