Hi, I'm Kevin, avid modeler and airplane enthusiast. I live in beautiful British Columbia Canada with my wife, Janelle, our son, and our two small dogs. I'm a heavy-duty mechanic by day, and a mask-maker by night.
I started making masks in June of 2020 because, like you, I don't like manually masking! I'd used pre-cut masks before and loved them, but couldn't always find what I was looking for. So many masks were either out of stock, discontinued, or never created in the first place.
So, I bought myself a vinyl cutter and got to work manually tracing the canopy frames and then uploading them to a drawing program for more tracing and tweaking. Once digitally complete, I cut them out and test-fitted over and over again until they were perfect.
In September of 2020, I felt confident in the product enough to sell it to other modelers who were as frustrated by lack of supply as I was.
And voila! Kit Masx was born.
I'm grateful for countless supporters. Fellow hobbyists, like Rafe Morrissey, have used and promoted my masks, while many others have kindly sent me their canopy frames to mask and build my inventory. Scott Van Aken has reviewed my masks many times on his website, Modelling Madness, and several YouTubers have been kind enough to review them as well. The support has been overwhelming and I feel privileged to be part of the global modeling community.
I couldn't do any of this without the support of my wife as she surrenders every closet and spare room to an endless supply of kits. She also manages all the tasks that I don't have the patience to deal with, making Kit Masx a family run business - and I wouldn't have it any other way.
To our existing and future customers, thank you, We appreciate you.
Kevin and Janelle