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Architectural Modelmaking by Nick Dunn

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Machines

These basic and affordable tools will serve the modelmaker time and time again, although more specific machinery and tools may be required to enable a wider variety of materials to be handled effectively. Indeed, the majority of professional architectural modelmakers have the same workshop tools as carpenters, including handsaws, files, planes, chisels and mallets, which all extend the methods by which materials – especially wood – can be worked. Most architecture schools have extensive workshop facilities in which a range of useful processes can be conducted. Remember that it is very important that any necessary training and supervision is obtained prior to working with such facilities. Whilst the range of resources may vary between ...

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