Automata & Wooden Model Kits

Automata and wooden model kits by Timberkits.

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Wooden Crocodile Model Kit


Create a moving wooden sculpture of a hungry crocodile.
Simply turn a crank to bring your figure to life, and watch as your creation snaps his fierce wooden teeth.

Size = 28cm(l) x 6cm(w) x 9cm(h)

crocodile: £14.95

Wooden Dragon Model Kit


The regal Dragon, famous from the valleys of Wales to the cultural myths of Asia for thousands of years! Dragons are protectors, predators to be slain by bold knights and cute little fire breathing hatchlings.

A series of crank operated linkages enable the dragon to lunge forward, opening his jaws, with the tongue moving forward in a dramatic fashion.

Size = 24cm(l) x 10cm(w) x 18cm(h)

Dragon: £14.95

Wooden Drummer Model Kit


From the Musician Series, this multi tasked talented Drummer manages to play two drums and two cymbals while swaying backwards and forwards and keeping two rhythms going, using a series of triangular and square cams attached to the crank handle.

Size = 16cm(l) x 7cm(w) x 22cm(h)

Drummer: £14.95

Wooden Guitarist Model Kit


Build this cool wooden mechanical Guitarist, who not only plays his guitar, his leg goes in time to the music as he sings into his microphone.

Explore the science of movement and create your own band!

Size = 11cm(l) x 12cm(w) x 23cm(h)

Guitarist: £14.95

Wooden T-Rex Model Kit


Go back in time to when the T-Rex lived and thrived all those thousands of years ago.

Linkages create a realistic walking movement and open a dangerous looking jaw as the neck moves forward.

T-Rex: £14.95

Wooden Trebuchet Model Kit


The counterweight trebuchet, a balance type throwing machine with suspended swinging hutch, was the most powerful of the medieval war machines.

Model Size = 24cm(l) x 13cm(w) x 38cm(h)

The Trebuchet was invented in China in about the 4th century BC, came to Europe in the 6th century AD, and did not become obsolete until the 16th century, well after the introduction of gunpowder. A Trebuchet was made of wood and was a weapon employed either to smash masonry walls or to throw projectiles over them as they were far more accurate than other medieval catapults.

Trebuchet: £14.95

Wooden Perky Porky Model Kit

Perky Porky

One of our most popular and challenging wooden model kits to build.

When you turn the crank handle it operates triangular cams that transfer motion to the arms via short levers and pushrods. The same crank using cams at 90 degrees to one another and with a restricted range of movement allow the head to move from side to side.

Size = 9cm(l) x 9cm(w) x 22cm(h)

Perky Porky: £15.95

Wooden Ballista Model Kit


Originally developed in 399 BC by the ancient Greeks at Syracuse, the ballista was in effect a giant crossbow , but the tension is produced by twisted ropes. Used for shooting large arrows or darts that were typically used for defense against besieging infantry.

Size =23cm x 15cm x 8cm.

Ballista: £14.95

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