Model making kits make great gifts for both children and adults – check out our recommendations for some great Xmas gift ideas.
Plastic models are a great introduction to model making, and these sailing ship models are wonderful pieces of naval history.
Balsa wood gliders are great for those who prefer to spend less time building the kit and more time in the skies!
Matchstick model kits are great, low-cost models that are a fantastic activity for the family and make a great gift for model enthusiasts and beginners alike.
Model steam engines are manufactured according to a variety of scales and gauges. The choice of scale and gauge is crucial as they are the major differentiating factors between the model steam engines.
Balsa wood model aircraft are lightweight which means they are generally simpler and cheaper than more complex models, which makes them much more accessible to many more people.
These models are largely old tractors and steam rollers that would have been used for more heavy duty construction work (anything that an old steam engine could do more efficiently than humans and horses).
Stationary steam engines are great educational models, a lot of fun to use and can often be great additions to any collection. We’ve shortlisted some of our favourites here.
Balsa wood model planes are some of the most popular model kits as they are fun to assemble and offer a little bit of aviation history.
The Sunnytech Single Flywheel Hot Air Stirling Engine is a well-crafted, fully working model which demonstrates the operational principles of Stirling engines.