Wooden Kit - Sky SurferWooden Kit - Sky Surfer
Wooden Kit - Sky Surfer WK31672
The ultimate paper (and more!) airplane model kit! Launch out of this world with the Sky Surfer! The first elastic-powered airplane launcher kit allows kids of all ages to design, make and scientifically test their designs. Explore the ways that material, wing design, launch angle, and force, affect the flight of planes! Launches planes in a repeatable and consistent way Easy to make in...
£19.96
Wooden Kit - Da Vinci - Helicopter
Wooden Kit - Da Vinci - Helicopter WK25616
The Aerial Screw (also known as the Helicopter) is one of Leonardo's most iconic drawings and defines an artist and inventor well ahead of his time.This working model uses a bevel gear, also from his drawings, to spin the canopy and support structure, illustrating a way Leonardo thought flight might be possible! The canopy and support structure are removeable so you can experiment with your own helicopter...
£25.00

Wooden Kit - Da Vinci - Catapult
Wooden Kit - Da Vinci - Catapult WK25614
Catapults were first invented in Ancient Greek and Roman times, however our common idea of them is based on drawings we have from the Medieval Ages.Leonardo redesigned the catapult around 1485 and used the spring like energy stored in bent wood to give power to the swing arm. All pre-cut pieces and everything needed to make an amazing working model. Easy-to-make. Natural untreated wood from sustainable...
£25.00
Wooden Kit - Da Vinci - Trebuchet
Wooden Kit - Da Vinci - Trebuchet WK25618
While Trebuchets were common siege engines in Medieval Times, Leonardo's take on the most powerful weapon of the time was unique - his design used one main mast, different from all others before.Based on his drawing from the Codex Atlanticus, da Vinci's trebuchet was a design likely made for the Duke of Milan in about 1482, to impress the Duke of his skills as a military engineer.While it is not known...
£30.00

Wooden Kit - Da Vinci - Ornithopter
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Wooden Kit - Da Vinci - Ornithopter WK25615
Flying has always been a dream of humans, and Leonardo's fascination with birds and flight was evident in his studies of birds and different human powered flying machines.His Ornithopter design has captured the imagination of people for generations, and we have combined his cool flying machine with one of his bevel gear designs to make a neat model with flapping wings and a pilot with moving legs and...
Was £35.00 Now £21.00
Wooden Kit - Catapult
Wooden Kit - Catapult WK28955
Originally invented by the Greeks* over 2000 years ago and widely used by the Romans in battles and sieges, the Catapult had many different methods of launching projectiles. During the Roman Empire the Catapult was refined and improved and this model represents a smaller version of a common catapult style of the time. Based on drawings and written records, this catapult re-creates the way in which...
£25.00

Wooden Kit - Dragon
Wooden Kit - Dragon WK26318
Automata are whimsical mechanical toys that have a cool, life-like movement when their crank is turned. This dragon flaps its wings, and kicks its legs up and down, while the head, neck and tail move in a graceful motion as it soars through the sky!Dragons have long captured the imagination of people around the world. In early legends with the likes of Typhon, the most deadly monster of Greek mythology,...
£25.00
Wooden Kit - Flying Unicorn
Wooden Kit - Flying Unicorn WK26571
Automata are whimsical mechanical toys that have a cool, life-like movement when their crank is turned. This flying unicorn flaps its wings and kicks its legs up and down as it moves back and forth, soaring through the sky - bringing your art to life!Designed for kids of all ages to explore the principles of mechanics, get some hands-on model making skills, and celebrate the free spirit of the airbourne...
£16.99

Wooden Kit - Running Dog
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Wooden Kit - Running Dog WK27443
Automata are whimsical mechanical toys that have a cool, life-like movement when their crank is turned. With legs that move up and down, this running dog automata runs like the wind as it moves forward and back in a graceful action!Designed for kids of all ages to explore the principles of mechanics, get some hands-on model making skills, and have a dog that they don't need to pick up after!Bring to...
Was £16.99 Now £10.00
Wooden Kit - Flying Pig
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Wooden Kit - Flying Pig WK26316
"When pigs fly!" has been a common term for those of us who find things unbelievable, but now that we have made one fly - everything is possible! This easy to make kit has a fun and whimsical action; the legs move and the wings flap. Size: H1892 x W870 x D656 mm
Was £16.99 Now £10.00

Wooden Kit - Jumping Horse
Wooden Kit - Jumping Horse WK26317
Automata are whimsical mechanical toys that have a cool, life-like movement when their crank is turned.This horse automata runs like the wind and kicks its legs up and down as it moves forward and back.Designed for kids of all ages to explore the principles of mechanics, get some hands-on model making skills, and celebrate the free spirit of the galloping gelding.Bring to life the wonder of your own...
£16.99
Wooden Kit - Pteranodon
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Wooden Kit - Pteranodon WK26315
Automata are whimsical mechanical toys that have a cool, life-like movement when their crank is turned.This pterosaur automata flies like the wind as it moves forward and back and the wings flap in a graceful action! Designed for kids of all ages to explore the principles of mechanics, get some hands-on model making skills, and celebrate the ancient 'winged lizards' of your parents' era! Bring to life...
Was £16.99 Now £10.00

Wooden Kit - Trojan Horse
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Wooden Kit - Trojan Horse WK28954
Ancient Greek legends have many references to the Trojan Horse – a huge wooden horse that was left in Troy – with warriors inside. When it was brought into the walled city, the warriors came out (late at night when everyone was asleep)and took over and opened the doors to the entrances – allowing the the Greek warriors hiding in the area (outside the walls) to overrun the city. Based...
Was £30.00 Now £18.00
Wooden Kit - Da Vinci - Tank
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Wooden Kit - Da Vinci - Tank WK27671
Leonardo Da Vinci was a prolific inventor and artist who came up with amazing ideas for machines to attack and defend the Lords and Dukes of the time. This armored tank is a unique design that had never been seen before and had an interesting drive train of gears to make it move. His gear design was technically incorrect, and many have hypothesized that he did it on purpose (in case the drawings were...
Was £25.00 Now £15.00

Wooden Kit - Swing Bridge
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Wooden Kit - Swing Bridge WK26730
Found in many cities around the world, the swing bridge has a long and interesting history. This DIY kit, based on the historic swing bridge over the Tyne River in the UK, will provide hours of imaginative play for kids of all ages! Pre-cut pieces and everything needed to make an amazing working model. Easy-to-make. Sustainably sourced wood. Suitable for ages 7+. Supports STEM curriculum.
Was £20.00 Now £12.00
Wooden Kit - Ballista
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Wooden Kit - Ballista WK28953
The ballista was a powerful weapon ? originally invented by the Greeks over 2000 years ago and widely used by the Romans in battles and sieges. Using the stored energy in twisted sinew the ballista helped the Roman Empire take on and conquer countries all over Europe! Based o drawings and written records (but not here-say ? we only use facts in our historical kits!), this Ballista re-creates the way...
Was £25.00 Now £15.00

Wooden Kit - Hydrapult
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Wooden Kit - Hydrapult WK27449
Catapults have traditionally been powered by using the energy in twisted rope - as in ancient Greek and Medieval Times - or in bent wood - as Leonardo da Vinci designed in his Renaissance era catapult.Pathfinders has now designed the very first hydraulic catapult - a Hydrapult! - using the energy of moving fluid to hurl items.Learn about levers and simple machines, trajectories, how projectiles fly,...
Was £25.00 Now £15.00
Wooden Kit - Hydraulic Gearbot
Wooden Kit - Hydraulic Gearbot WK27670
Hydraulic Gearbots are not all that common, but the fun thing about this one is that it is relatively easy to make, will amaze your friends, and you can toss popcorn around when your parents are not home (if you are a parent don?t read that last sentence). Also, your gearbot will be able to launch marshmallows at friends for fun and profit (OK, maybe not profit). There is information about the different...
£30.00

Date Navigator Mechanical Model Kit
Date Navigator Mechanical Model Kit UGDN24
The Date Navigator is your daily companion to keep track of your adventure and discovery in 2017-2044 with a beautiful Steampunk planetary mechanism inside. Just set the year and the month and find out what day of the week it is going to be. Never get lost in time again! - Model size: 4.1 x 3.9 x 0.7 in - Package size: 7.3 x 10.8 x 0.2 in - Number of parts: 21 Assembly Time: 20 Minutes Recommended...
£7.52
Wheel Organiser Mechanical Model Kit
Wheel Organiser Mechanical Model Kit UGOW51
The Wheel-Organizer model: craft kinetic storage for up to 6 pens and pencils with a beautiful Steampunk planetary mechanism inside. Having twisted the wheel, as the genuine captain, you can choose the direction and… a right assistant – pen or pencil – for a project you are working on. The model kit is comprised of 51 parts. You will work with a natural material that is nice to the touch and...
£8.56

Combination Lock Mechanical Model Kit
Combination Lock Mechanical Model Kit UGCL34
Inspired by “The Da Vinci Code”. We dived into the world of conspirology, secrets and cryptography while designing our new intriguing Cryptex model. The Combination Lock consists of two parts. It opens if you set the right 3-digit combination. You can hide the keys, small items and your own secrets inside. The Lock has a convenient 'eyelet' to hang the lock on a bag. Try to create your own...
£17.94
Safe Mechanical Model KitSafe Mechanical Model Kit
Safe Mechanical Model Kit UGS179
If your favorite pastime is tinkering with construction kits and coming up with a neat creation, rest assured the Safe will more than satisfy your artistic urge. This is a 3D puzzle safe that has a real combination lock on the front – it is an authentic replica of its real world counterpart. Wouldn’t these projects be a great way to occupy time on a rainy day or no TV night? On the other hand,...
£48.96

Treasure Box Mechanical Model Kit
Treasure Box Mechanical Model Kit UGTB190
An exquisite Mechanical Puzzle Box for jewellery and notes. The true jewel of Ugears collection of wooden models. The delicate through-carved work of its lid and sides invites you to gain a glimpse into the mystery that the moving gears conceal. Although only the one who can solve the secrets of the puzzle-box will get to enjoy the treasure of beautiful mechanics in its action. One would imagine...
£39.96
Chronograph Mechanical Model Kit
Chronograph Mechanical Model Kit UGCG107
Looks beautiful and unique – makes a fine accessory for your workstation or desk at home. You can even display it in the living room, as it can be used to impart a decorative touch too as a vintage element. The mechanical device can be set for any time ranging from 1 to 20 minutes. It is really easy to operate due to the wind up alarm system that sets off the alarm after the time runs out. - Model...
£35.46

Pneumatic Engine Mechanical Model KitPneumatic Engine Mechanical Model Kit
Pneumatic Engine Mechanical Model Kit UGPE81
The pneumatic motor is a smaller version of a fully functional model of a steam engine, which is operated by blowing into a specific socket or using a normal air balloon. The heat propels the pneumatic engine and it starts! An air pressure tachometer is integrated into the design for correct measurement of working speed. No need to wrack your heads about storing spare parts – all you have to do is...
£17.94
Geneva Drive Mechanical Model Kit
Geneva Drive Mechanical Model Kit UGGD48
Some of you might have guessed it – this item is named after the city of its invention. The Geneva Drive is a popular device in the world of mechanics, and was originally used to manufacture clocks. One of its slots would be blanked off, so the winder could be turned a certain number times – it prevented springs from being wound too tight. It works using the same principle of a pneumatic engine...
£17.94

V-Express Steam Train & Tender Model Kit
V-Express Steam Train & Tender Model Kit UGVE443
The Victorian Age filled with the spirit of the Industrial Revolution is a source of internal inspiration for designers and engineers. Ugears turns to this fascinating era once again to create the V-Express Steam Train with Tender. The minutely detailed design of the Express reveals the beauty of moving details: gears and a flywheel, and the work of cylinder-piston arrangement. One full winding will...
£62.46
Rails and Crossing Mechanical Model Kit
Rails and Crossing Mechanical Model Kit UGRC200
Where there’s a railroad there’s a crossing, and this kit includes both. You’ll get 4 meters of track and a crossing complete with stop signs and barriers that raise and lower at the touch of a lever. - Size Model: 160 x 4.7 x 8.8 in - Number of components: 200
£30.00

Roadster Mechanical Model Kit
Roadster Mechanical Model Kit UGR437
Once again, Ugears returns to everybody’s favourite classics and introduces an exquisitely elegant and vigorously fast Roadster VM-01 sports car. Your adventure begins when you open the box with your new model kit from Ugears. This is when you will experience the pleasant smell of natural wood that will stay with you all the way through the process of assembly, testing and play. Building the model...
£44.46
Bike Mechanical Model Kit
Bike Mechanical Model Kit UGBI89
Feeling like you’ve been quite a couch-potato lately? Has life been a bit too comfortable and twice as boring? Drop it now – because the spirit of the road is calling upon you. Get your leather jacket on and absorb the exhilaration of total velocity with the bold and beautiful Bike from UGears. The Bike VM-02 is driven by a powerful rubber band motor that makes the motorcycle ride for as much...
£22.50

Butterfly Mechanical Model Kit
Butterfly Mechanical Model Kit UGBU161
Fascinated by the unique synergy of nature and mechanics, Ugears continues to explore the amazing world of automatons and presents its latest mechanical pet, the Butterfly model. The Butterfly is not a static stand model, but an animated kinetic sculpture. Each of its details designed to make sure it fits its own place and plays its own part in the workings of this outstanding mechanism. Equipped...
£33.00
Flight StarterFlight Starter
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Flight Starter UGFS198
Aim high with an exciting and curious model from Ugears, the Flight Starter, a portable hand catapult loaded with smart mechanics and a lot of fun. The Flight Starter is a mechanical launcher for light flying airplane models, three of which you will find in the kit. The model’s one of a kind design is a pure work of imagination that produced a look resembling something from outer space –...
£30.96