JH May Model Makers

JH May are a professional and experienced model makers with over 90 years of trading. It has always been our policy to invest in the very best equipment and processes available and today our 10,000 sq ft purpose built factory is packed with the latest technology including 5 axis CNC machining, 3D printing and laser scanning. Manned by highly skilled model makers, engineers and 3D CAD designers we offer an all-encompassing model making service.

Our mechanical engineering background is invaluable today in the construction of interactive and animated models. The model maker in charge of a project can call on the latest SolidWorks design software at the concept stage to demonstrate to a client how a model will function when in use.


Mechanical Models
Architectural & Landscape Models
One of a kind models
Scale Model Makers
large scale model of a lockheed vega airplane

Professional Model Makers


At the production stage the model makers will rely on multiple CNC machining centres including 5 axis and CNC lathes as well as the latest 3D printing technologies. Traditional skills are combined with these high tech facilities to enable us to offer a wide range of models. Our model maker services include exhibition, concept, architectural, wind tunnel, sculpture and more.

Following the production stage the model makers will then coordinate the finishing touches and bring the project to fruition. This can include a wide range of paint finishes and textures, metal/chrome plating and anodising.

Skilled & Experienced Model Makers

Throughout the various stages of model making production the team is monitored by a highly experienced management team to ensure that the clients’ expectations with regard to quality and delivery are achieved and surpassed. All of our modern techniques, high-tech equipment and highly skilled model makers are combined with a passion for creating the absolute best models and prototypes. Every member of the team shares the company philosophy of attention to detail, honesty, rapid response and above all the desire to delight our clients in everything we do

When you commission J H May to work with you on your project you can rest assured that you are working with a dedicated and highly skilled team alongside the best industry practice.

To find out more about our Model Making process and how we can help you, please call us today on 01277 365500