Before and After – Crane Axles

We recently received a call to pick up and repair a couple of crates that were damaged in shipment. These crates contained 2000 pound crane axles and were bound for Asia but sustained damage en route to its flight out of NY from the manufacturer. As seen in the first...

Crating Wildlife Models

This model of a Blue Footed Boobie Bird is part of a traveling exhibit for the American Museum of Natural History. As with many wildlife models, we need to contend with many delicate parts such as the feathers, feet, tails, etc.. We also must consider how the piece...

Packing a Custom Made Doll House

We’ve all seen a dollhouse before, but the dollhouses out of FAO Schwartz in NY is a whole different story. They are incredibly detailed and in some cases, miniature replicas of the customer’s home, right down to the same room decorations and furniture....

Packaging Native American Sculptures

This was certainly unique. A 14′ long, 700-pound Native American sculpture and matching “feasting bowl” needed to be shipped back to the original sculptor in Washington State. The first challenge was picking them up. It was a long day traveling out...