Beam Engine, by Timberkits
An attractive model which shows how our machinery used to be driven by steam. It incorporates Watt's linkage, which enabled James Watt to make the steam locomotive.
Making a Timberkit is to step into the whole world of Automata, ingenious moving models and scenes. It is an art form in which you can appreciate the magic of mechanical action and a fascinating education and hobby for children and adults of all ages.
After you have made the model you can paint, varnish or customise it in your own personal way then try another! Enjoy the warmth of the natural wood, sourced from sustainable forestry and fully machined with no further need for specialist tools.
All wooden components are shaped and drilled. Includes comprehensive instructions and there is no need for glue or tools.
Suitable for ages 9 -90+, Adult supervision may be required. Kit is supplied in an unbuilt form.
Skill level: confident
Finished model dimensions: 26.8 x 18.8 x 6.8 cm
Shipping just £1.95. Paypal accepted, no new customer registration necessary.