was formed in 1989 by master model builder Don Conard.
based in San Rafael, California,
architectural scale models, product models, prototypes,
models, and models for special effects.
Don Conard graduated from the University of Kansas in 1960
with a B.S.
in architecture and engineering. Don practiced
in Kansas, and then moved to California in 1962. He worked
architectural firms in San Francisco until 1968, when he
Conard Mobiles, a kinetic sculpture gallery in Ghirardelli
the gallery, Don produced and sold his own kinetic art, as
well as the
work of other sculptors. He also founded Kinetic Objects,
he designed, developed and manufactured art objects.
After closing Don Conard Mobiles and Kinetic Objects Inc. in
returned to architecture and found tremendous satisfaction in
scale models. As word spead of Don's incredible talent
demand increased, Proto-Teck was born and thrived until 2013
when Don passed and the business was closed.