Materials

We’ve tried to categorise the materials to make it easier for you to locate pages that we have that describe their properties, uses or examples of working with them.

Cleaning – from cleaning hands to cleaning tools and pickling parts.

glues

Glues – A look at the material pairs and see what glues are best.

roughed out flywheel

Metals – Aluminium, brass, steel etc – a description of the material, properties and machining.

Plastics – we all use a lot of plastics in our world of model making, there are different trade names and options available.

oak jig

Wood – a look at all of the different types of wood.