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  • 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

    $22.99 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

    $23.99 AUD

  • Building Model Boats - Including Sailing and Steam Vessels

    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

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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

    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

    $41.99 AUD

  • How to Improve Your Hobby Skills

    Build, Paint, and Showcase Better Miniatures

    by Joe Baird ...
    Book 1 - From Beginner to Happy
    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


  • 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

  • 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

    $23.99 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

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Make: 3D Printing

    The Essential Guide to 3D Printers

    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

    $18.99 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

    $20.99 AUD

  • Desert Prelude

    Early Clashes June - November 1940

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

    $13.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Mixed-Media Dollhouses

    Techniques and Ideas for Doll-size Assemblages

    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

    $29.99 AUD

  • Desert Prelude 2

    "Operation Compass"

    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

    $13.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The LEGO Architecture Idea Book

    1001 Ideas for Brickwork, Siding, Windows, Columns, Roofing, and Much, Much More

    by Alice Finch ...
    Take your creations to the next level with The LEGO Architecture Idea Book! These clever building tips will give you endless inspiration for making your own amazing mansions, castles, houses, spooky shacks, and more.Every chapter includes ideas for creating architectural elements like columns, doors, windows, and walls. But rather than providing step-by-step instructions, the book includes helpful ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • A Little Book of Model Trains - Dealing with the Construction of Trains, Stations, and Accessories

    This vintage book is a complete guide to model trains, dealing with the construction of trains, stations, and accessories. Detailed diagrams and comprehensive instructions, this handbook will be of considerable utility to the modern train enthusiast and would make for a useful addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: “A Model of the North Star”, “Locomotive”, “How to Build ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

    $5.85 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

  • Rc Helicopters: The Pilot’s Essentials

    by Paul Lawrence ...
    The best comprehensive guide to Rc Helicopters to date with most of the information a pilot needs to enjoy all that this hobby has to offer. This guide will help you to learn how to fly, repair and modify your helicopter.This book is for you if you:•Do you always have difficulty finding the parts needed for your helicopter?•Don't know what to look for when you need to make repairs on you copter? ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Modelling a Tiger I I3./SS-Panzer Regiment I, Kursk 1943

    In 1/35 scale

    series Osprey Modelling Guides
    Probably the most famous tank of World War II, the Tiger I was originally conceived in 1941 in response to the German Army's experience in fighting British tanks and anti-tank guns in Western Europe and the North African desert. Following the invasion of Russia, the appearance of the Soviet T-34 and KW tanks lent a further impetus to the programme and 1,350 Tigers were produced between August 1942 ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Russo-Japanese Naval War 1905 Vol. II

    by Piotr Olender ...
    series Maritime
    Book describes technical aspects of the Russo-Japanese Naval War. Contains descriptions of all involved ships, Russian and Japanese ones. Maps, photos. ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

    $22.99 AUD

  • Yorktown Class Aircraft Carriers

    series ShipCraft
    This fully illustrated guide offers historical context and step-by-step instruction for building and modifying US aircraft carrier models.This volume in the ShipCraft series covers the Yorktown class of American aircraft carriers. These legendary ships kept the Japanese at bay through World War II, in the dark days between Pearl Harbor and the Battle of Midway, where the USS Yorktown herself was ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Large Scale Warship Models

    From Kits to Scratch Building

    by Kerry Jang ...
    This illustrated guide presents step-by-step instructions and techniques for warship modelers ready for the challenge of building at larger scales.Many warship modelers who work in smaller scales are daunted by the challenge of tackling something larger. But in Large Scale Warship Models, expert modeler Kerry Jang demonstrates that it’s not as difficult as it may seem. In fact, any experienced ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • DIY RC Airplanes from Scratch : The Brooklyn Aerodrome Bible for Hacking the Skies

    The Brooklyn Aerodrome Bible for Hacking the Skies

    by Breck Baldwin ...
    BUILD YOUR OWN REMOTE-CONTROLLED AIRPLANES QUICKLY, EASILY, AND INEXPENSIVELY!Take to the skies with a majestic motorized model aircraft you create and pilot yourself. Written by the founder of the Brooklyn Aerodrome, DIY RC Airplanes from Scratch shows you how to build a Flack (Flying + Hack) delta wing from the ground up using widely available, low-cost materials and tools. You'll also learn the ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD