Detroit Community Stories

Customer Spotlight – Systematic Manufacturing

Located in Sterling Heights, Michigan, Systematic Manufacturing specializes in production CNC milling and turning as well as designing and building ergonomic assemblies and machines. They also create prototypes of various machine components and assemblies. (read more)

Customer Spotlight – Mic Carlson

Mic Loves using Smooth-On products. He recently used Smooth Cast™ 325 series and So-Strong™ colorants to paint with or to color his relief sculptures commissioned by HopCat for Chicago and Florida. Rebound™ 25 is his go to for his moulds and uses many epoxies for sculpting and repair work. He’s always excited to try new products and experiment finding new uses. (read more)

Idea 23 – Unique Keyboards for Unique People

Idea 23 makes custom keycaps for computer keyboards. These keycaps allow people to express their own personal style while gaming or working. (read more)

Customer Spotlight: DC Plastics

Reynolds – Detroit is proud to introduce DC plastics as our first spotlight feature. DC Plastics creates custom motorcycle seats using Smooth-On materials. (read more)

Gathering Stone Fire Tables Creates Stunning Tables To Bring People Together

Rick Cortright owner of Gathering Stone Fire Tables, and his son Neal have refined and developed a new process to inlay exotic stone and other aggregates into both their large and small format terrazzo style fire tabletops with the help of Buddy Rhodes Concrete Products and Reynolds Advanced Materials in Detroit. (read more)

Prop Art Studio Creates Detailed Dinosaur Sculptures Using Free Form™ Sculpt

Prop Art Studio, an award-winning, full service industrial commercial art studio in Detroit, MI has been in business for over 34 years. The studio sculpts and renders larger than life 3D props for custom signs, billboards, trade shows, branding, full body costumes, and permanent displays for exterior and interior locations. (read more)

Reynolds – Detroit Customer Suzanne M. Young’s Refined Mold Process Creates Beautiful Results

Reynolds – Detroit customer and artist Suzanne M. Young has been creating original religious sculptures for churches, hospitals, and schools throughout the United States and Canada since 1978. (read more)

Reynolds-Detroit, The Dazzling Sculptures of Sergi Zader

Born and raised in Ukraine, Sergi Zader credits his artistic inspiration to his childhood, spent in the countryside, where he fell in love with nature. Sergi received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from College of Creative Studies in his native city Lviv, and later received his HVAC Master’s from the Lviv Polytechnic Institute. (read more)

The Mystifying Miniatures of DrakenStone

Since 2016, Andy Schiller has been the sole proprietor and sculptor for DrakenStone, LLC, located in Tecumseh, MI. Also known as The Original Dungeon Artist, Andy creates miniature architecture and figures for table-top roleplaying games. This includes Castles, Forts, Cathedrals, and entire medieval towns. (read more)