Toy Stories

Down a bumpy gravel path off Hill Road is a red house with a door in the back that leads into a narrow room. The walls are lined with movie posters, pencil sketches and racks full of resins and paints. Near the door is a desk covered in miniature plastic body parts, squares of sandpaper and a utility knife.

This is Credenda Studios — a one-man operation for custom action figures. Or as his fans call them: designer toys.Read more

Movie Man

Wyatt Werner, like any self-respecting film buff, dreamed of making a living sharing his love for movies in a theater of his own.

“I wanted to watch older movies and drink beer in a cool place,” Wyatt says. “Who doesn’t?”Read more