The Makers: Armour Designs: Cutting edge art

November 11, 2019

The Makers: Armour Designs: Cutting edge art

The Makers Series is a presentation of Preferred Credit Union.


By Katie Provenzano, MCP correspondant

“Maker” the word according to Merriam-Webster means, “one who makes” and according to Urban Dictionary, “those who love to create things in their spare time.”

LUDINGTON —Mike Bissell purchased a gun belt business, Armour Belts, from his uncle and moved it to his hometown of Ludington. Creating belts with holsters required a laser cutter investment and with it a new business opportunity, Armour Designs. Mike is a talented designer and enjoys the creativity laser etching has given him. His client’s projects range from personalized gifts to the engraving of industrial parts. View his work at and

Mason County Press is looking around the local areas to find those who consider themselves Makers. Whether they make things for a living or as a hobby, we will uncover many who have a passion for creating things with their hands and sharing those items with the world.

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