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U.Gears interactive construction kits are made from high quality plywood. Precision laser cut parts mean that the pieces slot perfectly together without the need for glue or tools, everything you need is in the beautifully packaged box. A comprehensive full colour assembly guide is included with detailed pictures to follow. The added bonus is that all of these brilliantly engineered kits also move! By blowing, spinning a wheel, pressing a lever or winding a mechanism you can set each of these kits moving.

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Dynamometer

Dynamometer or Decision maker. Spin the wheel and the mechanism ticks round to decide what you should do. Beautifully packaged with full colour step-by-step assembly instructions.

£17.99
Difficulty: Beginner Number of parts: 48

Mechanical Box

Push the lever and the gears make the box lean forwards and open for you. Beautifully packaged with full colour step-by-step assembly instructions.

£26.50
Difficulty: Beginner Number of parts: 61

Mechanical Flower

Twist the base to see the flower petals open and inside the ballerina turns. Beautifully packaged with full colour step-by-step assembly instructions.

£29.99
Difficulty: Confident Number of parts: 101

Mechanical Theatre

Spin the wheel to see the fairy tale castle, dragon and princesses spin across the stage. Beautifully packaged with full colour step-by-step assembly instructions.

£29.99
Difficulty: Intermediate Number of parts: 70

Safe

Build a working safe. Choose your own 3 digit combination, turn the dial in the correct sequence and the door pops open. With working gears and locking tumbler mechanism. Beautifully packaged with full colour step-by-step assembly instructions.

£46.99
Difficulty: Confident Number of parts: 179

Grand Prix Racer

Assemble the clockwork 16 valve V8 engine, with moving pistons and valves. Put the car in forward or reverse gear, release the brake and your Grand Prix Racer will speed away. Features front suspension and working steering wheel. Beautifully packaged with full colour step-by-step assembly instructions.

£50.95
Difficulty: Expert Number of parts: 348

Steam Locomotive

Assemble the clockwork mechanism and watch the gears, pistons and wheels drive the train. Reversing mechanism for forwards and backwards motion. Includes lots of other moveable features, this is the most complex kit to date. Display track included.Beautifully packaged with full colour step-by-step assembly instructions.

£64.99
Difficulty: Expert Number of parts: 443

Treasure Box

Twist the interlocking geared panel on the lid to reveal a hidden key. Place the key in the front of the mechanism and turn. The gears in the sides the box turn and lifts the lid of the box to reveal a hidden compartment! Beautifully packaged with full colour step-by-step assembly instructions.

£41.95
Difficulty: Confident Number of parts: 190

Motorcycle

Push out the laser cut pieces and assemble – no glue required! Wind the mechanism and watch your bike speed away. With moving engine parts and steering. Beautifully packaged with full colour step-by-step assembly instructions.

£24.95
Difficulty: Intermediate Number of parts: 189

Vitascope

A must for film fans or animation buffs! Learn the secrets of this hand cranked film projector. Turn the handle, adjust the focus and the projector whirrs into life using sprockets and gears to move the film through. The kit comes with a dynamo powered lamp that actually projects moving film onto a screen. With opening access doors. No batteries required

Laser cut plywood, steel rods and plastic parts. No glue required. Box includes all parts needed, ‘Charlie Chaplin’ film strip, detailed instructions and videos.

finished size 223mm x 133mm x 255mm

 

£52.99
Difficulty: Confident Number of parts: 183

Piston Engine

An air powered piston engine kit with moving parts. Laser cut wooden parts. Beautifully packaged with full colour step-by-step assembly instructions.

£17.99
Difficulty: Beginner Number of parts: 82

Express Steam Train and Tender

Build a working, wind up Steam Train. Wind the mechanism, select forward or reverse gearing, release the brake and your Steam Train will run along the tracks. Lots of working parts, opening doors and hatches. Includes over 2 metres of track and spare parts. Beautifully packaged full colour step-by-step assembly instructions.

£67.50
Difficulty: Expert Number of parts: 538

Cyclist

Crank the lever on the trophy base and watch the energetic cyclist pedal his way to victory! Laser cut wooden parts. Beautifully packaged with full colour step-by-step assembly instructions.

£29.99
Difficulty: Confident Number of parts: 189

Aero Clock

Build a working wooden ‘Steampunk’ style Aero clock. The two revolving dials on the front display the hours and minutes as the vertical pendulum swings back and forth. Over the course of an hour the balloon on the right slowly rises up and at the top of the hour descends back to the bottom. Using a counter weighted canvas bag  below to power the mechanism this surprisingly accurate time piece is an amazing feat of wooden engineering!

£67.50
Difficulty: Expert Number of parts: 320
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