Rotary Tool Reviews

May 16, 2017 Nigel 0

If you’re about to buy your first rotary tool or replace one that has failed then check out Rotary Tools Guy There are a lot of tool manufacturers covered: Black and Decker, DeWalt, Dremel, Hitachi, [more…]

History of Model Engineering

April 18, 2017 Nigel 0

I was wondering what some of the major highlights would be in the timeline of model engineering….so I thought I would do some digging and list them out: 1880’s Bing’s first model trains hit the [more…]

Plans for New Models

October 23, 2016 Nigel 0

Autumn is here and it is time to plan for a model to make over winter. Lots of weekends and cold dark evenings in the workshop. So lets have a look at the different plans, [more…]

Beer and Steam Engines

September 10, 2016 Nigel 0

Carlsberg brewery, beer tasting and a stationary steam engine added in for good measure – just how perfect could a day get? This vertical steam engine sits in the museum at the Carlsberg brewery and [more…]

A Tool Sellers Market

August 20, 2016 Nigel 0

There are lots and lots of tools for sale on eBay and so I wondered just how much can be made buying tools at car-boot sales and selling them online? So for £2 I bought [more…]

Flexible Boat Building

August 7, 2016 Nigel 0

The viking boat museum recreate boats using old methods of splitting logs with an axe, a key advantage of this method is that you get long grain in the resultant planks and so they are very flexible – you [more…]

Sieg SX2.3

May 30, 2016 Nigel 0

I often have a browse around to look at the latest milling machines and to see if there is anything new. This means looking at Warco, Axminster Tools and ArcEuro – the latter two selling [more…]

Skelton Saws

April 8, 2016 Nigel 0

Skelton saws scarborough – just beautiful handmade saws to very traditional designs Source: Our Products – Skelton Saws