Olympia Engine Builders Team 

Owner and 


Website and Advertisement



 I am retired from the Army as a Senior Maintenance Supervisor and apprenticed under Master Engine Builder Bruce Moes. Enjoying my new career as a machinist and building engines.  



My oldest son currently working on his AS in Welding Technology at Centralia College and enjoys working at a machine shop. 



My youngest son, currently working on a transfer degree (engineering) at South Puget Sound Community College and is proudly serving in the WA National Guard. He's currently activated and is in Seattle supporting SPD in riot control operations.


Shop Consultant

 Ken served as a Machinist from 1972 to 1994. Until his retirement in 2013, Ken worked as the Commercial Accounts Sales Rep at O'Reilly's in Lacey. ASE Certified in General Automotive Parts, Ken now advises the team on proper use and maintenance of shop equipment, and supports projects by providing accurate information and historical background of the machinist industry.   


Heather has been working in Customer Service and Graphic Design for 15 years. Her passion is Art, Web design and Cars. She designed our website and does general maintenance, upkeep and is in charge of our advertising. To contact her about advertising opportunities you can reach out to her on our Facebook page or through our "Contact" page.