I-Beams

December 24, 2017 Nigel 0

For my gas engine from a steam engine (Transitional Engine) I needed a frame made from I-beams. As you cannot buy these I decided to make them from rectangualr section mild steel. The overall section [more…]

Transitional Engine

December 23, 2017 Nigel 0

This engine is occupying a lot of my time and so thought it is about time it went onto my gallery page even if still a work in progress. You will have to bear with [more…]

Warlord Titan

December 21, 2017 Nigel 0

We decided we ought to have a go at building a Warlord Titan for Warhammer 40k. The only questions were – “what size?” – “how?” – “where do we start?” The final warlord after spraying [more…]

1/8th Scale Ford Model T

December 16, 2017 Nigel 0

I don’t remember quite where the plans for this particular model came from. However, I do remember them being in 1/12th scale. A simple multiplication allowed me to scale all of the dimensions on the [more…]

Model Shop Cabinet

December 10, 2017 Nigel 0

The idea was to create a cabinet for Beatrice in the style of a shop. There wasn’t any desire to make this any particular scale, what we wanted was a cabinet of a certain size [more…]

Stuart Models

December 2, 2017 Nigel 0

A history dating back to 1898 and in recent years has been through a number of owners/locations. A list of the Stuart Models: If you have built a Stuart or have images of it in [more…]

Edgar T Westbury

December 2, 2017 Nigel 0

Perhaps best known for his model engine designs and contributions to Model Engineer. He was born in 1896 and served in the Royal Navy during the latter part of the First World War. In the [more…]

Picaxe Robot

July 15, 2017 Nigel 0

My first play with a PicAxe controller and a servo based robot. The first place to start is here: PicAxe.com Well, actually this wasn′t the first place I started. Firstly I spoke to a friend [more…]