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Watercolour Paintbox

January 2, 2021 Nigel 0

This started as an idea around the question: how many colours do you need for a Watercolour Paintbox? For this I would need half pans and where better to go than Winsor & Newton. So [more…]

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Model Stationary Engines

December 19, 2020 Nigel 0

I just had to have a page listing the model stationary engines from around the web. So I thought I would list the kits, castings, plans etc. Some of these are scale models, some are [more…]

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Model Engine Kits and Plans

April 18, 2020 Nigel 0

How often do you browse the internet looking for model engine kits and plans, sadly too many hours. There are a number of model engine kits and plans available and I thought I would try [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…]