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Who used to make the Wejco Workshops
« on: May 15, 2019, 10:14:03 pm »
Can anyone remember who used to make and sell the Wejco Workshops?
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Re: Who used to make the Wejco Workshops
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2019, 11:52:13 pm »
Bill from Minnesota (Airspyder). I sent him a message a few weeks ago, but I know he's been busy with work and house... he only made 5 of the workshops

https://youtu.be/CXV0u7vMwOg
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Re: Who used to make the Wejco Workshops
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2019, 12:31:01 am »
Thanks Nick, they look good don't they!

I forgot you scored one and I forgot all about Airspyder. I would have bet money that it was someone in Europe who had produced them.

Do you remember the guy that was going to make miniature but very (very) detailed printing presses? Did he ever get there with those?
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Re: Who used to make the Wejco Workshops
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2019, 05:26:04 am »
I remember communicating with Bill about the bandsaw he was making to go along with the workshop - although I was to get one he never got back to me again so don't know if he made a batch or if life got in the way. Hope he returns to the forum and continues making machines - they were especially nice and well made.
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Re: Who used to make the Wejco Workshops
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2019, 06:14:17 am »
Thanks Nick, they look good don't they!

I forgot you scored one and I forgot all about Airspyder. I would have bet money that it was someone in Europe who had produced them.

Do you remember the guy that was going to make miniature but very (very) detailed printing presses? Did he ever get there with those?
"Do you remember the guy that was going to make miniature but very (very) detailed printing presses? Did he ever get there with those?"
Matt Mumby
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Re: Who used to make the Wejco Workshops
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2019, 06:43:28 am »
As far as i understand from the Mamod forum thread, he just made the 3 "prototypes".
Then subsequently sold them off to fund the construction of 8-10 more, which to my knowledge never came to happen.

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Re: Who used to make the Wejco Workshops
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2019, 08:32:34 am »
Looks like it didn't actually print ...but had a pre printed roll of paper that fed across the rollers , but looked dang good doing it .👍
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Re: Who used to make the Wejco Workshops
« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2019, 09:54:44 am »
Bill from Minnesota (Airspyder). I sent him a message a few weeks ago, but I know he's been busy with work and house... he only made 5 of the workshops

https://youtu.be/CXV0u7vMwOg

I was lucky to get one of his production of the Workshop.  Love it.
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Re: Who used to make the Wejco Workshops
« Reply #8 on: May 16, 2019, 10:00:24 am »
I was lucky to get one of his production of the Workshop.  Love it.

And I was lucky enough to pick mine up in person  ;D
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Re: Who used to make the Wejco Workshops
« Reply #9 on: May 16, 2019, 11:59:47 am »
I managed to get a WEJCO Workshop also ... first class quality and eye-catching design!

WEJCO = Wm. E. Jones if I remember Airspyder's real name correctly.

Don't recall who was going to do the printing press, but from what I've seen of the real deal, you could run that as fast as you could, like many of our steam engines are prone to do, and it would still look correct. The real ones I've seen run so fast that it is all just a blur!
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Re: Who used to make the Wejco Workshops
« Reply #10 on: May 16, 2019, 03:21:31 pm »
I believe Matt Mumby (smithandcomodels on the Mamod Forum) created the printing press.  Matt had a website for a short time.  I clicked on it today and it is gone.  He last posted on the Mamod Forum on December 5, 2018.

Here is a link to a video on his YouTube Channel.  He has a couple other videos of it too on the channel.

https://youtu.be/Xu_-NLUSGrU


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Re: Who used to make the Wejco Workshops
« Reply #11 on: May 16, 2019, 09:00:32 pm »
Thanks guys for the info on the Wejco's and the printing press.
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