Robert Kramar, owner and lead model maker of Master Designs, started model building at the age of 6 years old. It all started with a model train set for Christmas, and a couple of accessories that required assembly. While most kids are happy with the level of detail that a plastic model kit from a hobby store provides, Robert was always seeking additional detail. Scratchbuilding parts to add to model kits turned into scratchbuilding the entire model. At 14 years old, Robert started entering his models into state and regional model competitions. In 1991, Robert was one of the youngest modelers to win at the National level, and received several