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Dr Malcolm Dick University of Birmingham wrote on July 19, 2016:
What a fantastic experience! These are so impressive showing conceptual understanding, historical marvels, engineering skills and artistic abilities, thank you David so much for creating them. Malcolm
William Tranter Engineering in Miniature wrote on July 19, 2016:
Fabulous models created by a fabulous engineer
Sir Richard Bailey Chairman and Managing Director Royal Doulton wrote on July 19, 2016:
The very finest-master craftsman-unique examples of a dedicated life's work. I am so proud to have the good fortune to have known and worked with David in an industry we have both loved.
Andrew Gillingham wrote on July 19, 2016:
Excellent display, I have come from Northern Victoria Australia Keep up the good work. Just amazing and so special.
Irene de Boo wrote on July 18, 2016:
Absolutely blown away. Fantastic engines and a beautiful collection. Irene de Boo, curator Industry & transport Black Country Living Museum
Andrew Lovett Director of the Black Country Living Museum wrote on July 18, 2016:
A pleasure and insperation
April White IDM MEDIA wrote on July 18, 2016:
David thank you so much for having us and letting us film your incredible engines: it has been fascinating to learn all about then over the coarse of making this film. April White IDM MEDIA
Keith Wilkinson ITV Central Birmingham wrote on July 18, 2016:
The only thing that needs to be said I have seen a work of genius!
Visitors from Lund University Sweden wrote on July 18, 2016:
We are all overwhelmed by the work research and effort. A magnificent display ans a lovely presentation. Thank you so much David
Simon Russell IDM MEDIA wrote on July 14, 2016:
This has been absolutely fascinating, and a joy to film!Thank you so much for all of your help and the incredible experience of viewing your wonderful models up close!
John Ogbourne President Rotary Club of Eccleshall Mercia wrote on July 13, 2016:
Many thanks for your friendly welcome last week, and for your presentation of the models. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and It was very interesting to hear the history of the development of atmospheric engines and their important part in the development of the industrial revolution. I certainly came away with the feeling that I had met no ordinary man ! With very best wishes, John Ogbourne President Rotary Club of Eccleshall Mercia
Jerry Hagon wrote on March 4, 2016:
Model-making virtuosity gone mad! An incredible achievement with a pathological attention to detail! These must be among the best models anyone has ever produced.
Joel Fritsche Walt Disney Imagineering wrote on December 7, 2015:
David I visited your home and models last September with my wife and learned of your book in work. I am anxious to get one. Let me know when it is available. Joel Fritsche Walt Disney Imagineering
Terry Bullard wrote on November 20, 2015:
Outstanding research, attention to detail and craftsmanship. An inspiration to Model Engineers everywhere.....must visit soon and see these lovely engines working.
Les Tolson wrote on October 18, 2015:
Was pleased to meet you at the Warwick show like the Website very informative. Also some Very nice Models on show.forgot to say shame you cannot make any more bricks you said you had some but not enough for what i wanted.Regards Les Tolson
Steve Rowe wrote on July 21, 2015:
Hi David What a fascinating night we had at your home viewing you wonderful and so accurate models. Thank you so much for opening your door to North Staffs Model Engineering society. Your research and presentation is second to none. Best Regards Steve Rowe (1st to arrive.)
Tony Martin wrote on June 15, 2015:
David, I am just updating my 1/16th scale Watt 10HP from Plug-Tree operation to slide valve. My references for most of the model, of course from your book on rotative engines. Although I have visited many beam-engine sites I still come back to your book for info. Amazing? No! Long may you keep us informed. Regards Tony.
Chris Bell wrote on May 21, 2015:
Hi David, Wonderfull models! My Grandad, Graham Bell, always speaks highly of your models!
Chris Armstrong wrote on November 5, 2013:
fascinating site. really beautiful engines.
Toby wrote on October 29, 2013:
Having been shown the models in person by David, I agree with Nathan - they are simply superb!