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  • Russian Gunship Helicopters

    by Yefim Gordon and 1 more

    Features;* Profiles of iconic types such as the Mil MI-24 'Hind', the Mil-28 and the Kamov Ka-52 'Alligator'.* Summary of design histories and careers* Colour reference for paint schemes * Critical review of available kits* Over 180 colour and black and white illustrations, including 20 full colour side-views and a range of various 3-view line-drawings. With profiles of a host of exciting designs, ... Read more

    $14.07 AUD

  • Sukhoi Su-15

    The Boeing Killer

    by Yefim Gordon and 1 more

    series FlightCraft #15
    A history of this supersonic Soviet interceptor, including useful information for model makers.In the late 1950s, the Sukhoi Design Bureau, already an established fighter maker, started work on a successor to its Su-9 and Su-11 single-engined interceptors for the national Air Defense Force. Similar to its predecessors, the new aircraft, designated Su-15, had delta wings; unlike the Su-9/Su-11, ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD

  • Stug III & Stug IV

    German Army, Waffen-SS and Luftwaffe: Western Front, 1944–1945

    by Dennis Oliver

    series TankCraft
    A guide that blends the history behind this German World War II tank with resources for military vehicle modeling enthusiasts.In the last years of the Second World War the Sturmgeschütz III (StuG III) and Sturmgeschütz IV (StuG IV) played a vital role as assault guns during the German army’s struggle to block the Allied advance on the Western Front. As the Wehrmacht’s tank forces declined, these ... Read more

    $14.07 AUD

  • The North American B-25 in RAAF Service

    by Phil H. Listemann

    series Allied Wings #9
    The B-25 Mitchell was one of the major medium bomber of WW2, and fought with three major users, the Americans, the Soviets and the British. But other countries received the Mitchell during the war, and among them, Australia was one of the smallest, having taken on charge 50 aircraft, most coming from Dutch stocks. They were used by a single unit, No.2 Squadron, during the last year of the war in ... Read more

    $9.89 AUD

  • Ship Modeling Simplified: Tips and Techniques for Model Construction from Kits

    by Frank Mastini

    In Ship Modeling Simplified, master model builder Frank Mastini puts to paper the methods he's developed over 30 years at the workbench to help novices take their first steps in an exciting pastime. You don't need the deftness of a surgeon or the vocabulary of an old salt to build a model. What you need is an understanding coach. Mastini leads readers from the mysteries of choosing a kit and ... Read more

    $25.84 AUD

  • Practical Introduction to Digital Command Control for Railway Modellers

    by Nigel Burkin

    From background information on the technology itself to layout wiring; taking in decoders, hand controllers, wireless and many practical modelling projects, Neil Burkin offers a comprehensive introduction to Digital Command Control [DCC] for the beginner and experienced modeller alike.The book emphasises the benefits of DCC technology as a model railway control system and offers practical advice ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • Building a Flash Steam Boiler

    by Lima Hughes

    A really simple - no machine tools construction of a model boiler suitable to drive many small scale steam engines.Recommended to run at 50 lbs pressure, this flash tube boiler can be made for peanuts, is double skinned for safety and can be modified easily to suit any project you have in mind. ... Read more

    $1.26 AUD

  • Scale Car Modelling

    by Mat Irvine

    Cars have always appealed as model subjects as - unlike aeroplanes or military subjects - the real thing is likely to be sitting outside the modeller's house. From the first car kits produced in the early 1950s, mainly dominated by American machinery, we now have a choice of automotive examples from around the world. The joint scale of 1:24/1:25 dominates car models, and it is these scales that ... Read more

    $20.56 AUD

  • How to Improve Your Hobby Skills

    Build, Paint, and Showcase Better Miniatures

    by Joe Baird

    series From Beginner to Happy #1
    This eBook will help guide you on the different topics to improve your hobby skills from building miniatures, painting them to a level you are happy, and how to showcase them online.While I focus on Warhammer 40k miniatures, you can use the tips in this book for Warmachine, Age of Sigmar, Infinity, scale models, or really any other plastic miniature. ... Read more

    Free

  • Mixed-Media Dollhouses

    Techniques and Ideas for Doll-size Assemblages

    by Tally Oliveau and 1 more

    This book takes the artistic approach of assemblage and collage, and combines it with the long-loved tradition of making doll houses--but these doll houses are anything but traditional! Begun as an artistic challenge between a group of talented friends, these mixed-media doll houses include beautiful castles, undersea fantasy-lands, gothic attics, inspiring tree houses and much more. Authors Tally ... Read more

    $30.79 AUD

  • Desert Prelude 2

    "Operation Compass"

    by Hakan Gustavsson and 2 more

    This is the second of two volumes providing an in-depth look at the air war over the North African desert in the early days of World War II. The equipment, organisation and operations of the Regia Aeronautica, RAF and French Air Force are described in detail. Possibly the last major combat in which both sides flew fighter bi-planes, it saw the Italian air arm take on the rather sparsely-equipped ... Read more

    $13.74 AUD

  • Building Model Boats - Including Sailing and Steam Vessels

    by Paul N. Hasluck

    This vintage book is a complete guide to designing and building model boats, with information on tools and equipment, rigging, fitting engines, and many other related aspects. Profusely illustrated and highly accessible, this book is ideal for those with little previous experience, and would make for a fantastic addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: “Building Model Yachts ... Read more

    $11.54 AUD

  • Desert Prelude

    Early Clashes June - November 1940

    by Hakan Gustavsson

    A detailed story of the first air battles over Africa. ... Read more

    $13.74 AUD

  • The Unofficial LEGO Technic Builder's Guide, 2nd Edition

    by Pawel Sariel Kmiec

    This thoroughly updated second edition of the best-selling Unofficial LEGO Technic Builder’s Guide is filled with tips for building strong yet elegant machines and mechanisms with the LEGO Technic system. World-renowned builder Pawe? "Sariel" Kmiec covers the foundations of LEGO Technic building, from the concepts that underlie simple machines, like gears and linkages, to advanced mechanics, like ... Read more

    $34.42 AUD

  • An Illustrated Guide to Building Model Boats

    by Various

    This vintage book contains a comprehensive guide to building, rigging, and sailing model boats. Written in clear, simple language and full of helpful illustrations and detailed diagrams, this book is ideal for the novice model builder, and will be of considerable utility to those with a practical interest in building model boats. The chapters of this book include: “Methods of Construction”, ... Read more

    $7.69 AUD

  • Make: 3D Printing

    The Essential Guide to 3D Printers

    by Anna Kaziunas France

    The 3D printing revolution is well upon us, with new machines appearing at an amazing rate. With the abundance of information and options out there, how are makers to choose the 3D printer that's right for them? MAKE is here to help, with our Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing. With articles about techniques, freely available CAD packages, and comparisons of printers that are on the market, this book ... Read more

    $19.68 AUD

  • The LEGO Christmas Ornaments Book, Volume 2

    16 Designs to Spread Holiday Cheer!

    by Chris Mcveigh

    Building instructions for 16 clever Christmas ornaments that can be built from standard LEGO parts that fans are likely to have in their collection. These small and uncomplicated ornaments are quick to build and a joy to display.You can build 16 classic Christmas designs including a gingerbread house, Santa, reindeer, a snowman, a wreath, a poinsettia, and traditional shapes like baubles and ... Read more

    $19.68 AUD

  • Build Your Own Electric Bicycle

    by Matthew Slinn

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Building an Electric Bicycle From the Ground Up Filled with do-it-yourself project, this hands-on manual gives you all the technical information and easy-to-follow instructions you need to assemble and customize an electric bike. Build Your Own Electric Bicycle gets you on the road on a reliable, economical, environmentally friendly ride. Inside, you'll find ... Read more

    $34.53 AUD

  • V Bombers

    Vulcan, Valiant and Victor

    by Martin W. Bowman and 1 more

    series Profiles of Flight
    Britain’s desire to stay at the leading edge in the design and development of modern jet powered aircraft was born in the later stages of World War Two. The RAF sent requests to the leading aircraft manufactures for a variety of specifications, amongst which was one for a long-range heavy bomber. Three designs were accepted and eventually went into production – these became the V-Bomber Force.The ... Read more

    $8.90 AUD

  • Modelling the P-47 Thunderbolt

    by Brett Green

    series Osprey Modelling
    The P-47 Thunderbolt, affectionately nicknamed the 'Jug', was one of the most famous fighter aircraft of World War II. Used as both a high-altitude escort fighter and a low-level fighter-bomber, it quickly gained a reputation for being tough and resilient. Many different air forces operated this plane, and it sported a wide range of camouflage schemes, finishes and markings, including stunning ... Read more

    $22.43 AUD

  • Steam Dreamer

    by George Hughes

    Growing up right at the end of the steam era, this author talks about his passion for steam engines, shelved through his working life owing to family commitments but bubbling away vigorously underneath, until he finally decides to build one himself and explains it all. ... Read more

    $1.25 AUD

  • The LEGO Christmas Ornaments Book

    15 Designs to Spread Holiday Cheer

    by Chris Mcveigh

    This Christmas, LEGO is moving from under the tree to on the tree! With The LEGO Christmas Ornaments Book as your guide, you’ll make classic globe and barrel ornaments, all out of LEGO, as well as original gingerbread houses, a charming wreath, arcade cabinets, and many more.Packed with step-by-step instructions for 15 charming builds, The LEGO Christmas Ornaments Book is the perfect family ... Read more

    $19.68 AUD

  • Train Modeling

    by V.T.

    Fancy about trains and rails? You are not alone. I simply love trains and started a hobby of building my very own trains and railways models. This hobby keeps me occupied for weeks and weeks, learning how trains work and design my ideal environment. The accomplishment after you see your train traveling in and out of the tunnels make you want to build a second one! Trust me! So start learning how ... Read more

    $6.13 AUD

  • RMS Titanic

    A Modelmaker's Manual

    by Peter Davies-Garner and 1 more

    The expert ship modeler offers a fully illustrated guide to building the RMS Titanic, with practical information applicable to models of any scale.The legendary British passenger liner RMS Titanic remains one of the most fascinating ships, posing unique challenges for modelmakers. This superb book contains all the information needed to build a highly accurate model, down to the tiniest details of ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD