Things that go bang and stuff that goes fast

Boys Toys Patterns


This dramatic design is a lot easier than it may look at first glance.

It is made up of 4 separate layers each of which is easy to make but combine to make a stunning intarsia.

  • The man himself. Those sunnies avoid any intricate detail around the eyes as well as making him look "real cool"
  • Handlebars, fuel tank and engine...

The Spitfire, is considered a design classic. It's aggressive shark like profile and the distinctive silhouette of its curved and forward set wings make it easily recognisable even after 80 years.

So what we are interested in for this project are those characteristics of the plane that have made it achieve this design status. To this end, the only additions to the...

This intarsia Antique Pistol is surprisingly realistic.

Hold it in your hand and you can almost believe you are a highwayman.

And you will only need 3 different timber colours. Contrasting colours make for a more dramatic effect.

Notes on the plan guide you through the construction.

Even making those wooden screw heads is simple when you know how.


The wind in your hair, a good boat under your feet, vomit on the decks. If this is the life for you then...

The Formula 1 Racing Car is the ultimate speed machine, its aggressive low slung body and aerodynamic fuselage give it an almost animal like appearance.

This sculpture worksheet includes

  • 14 pages of comprehensive step by step instructions
  • Full size patterns
  • Detailed diagrams
  • Material list
  • Making wheels without a lathe

This project is specially designed for the complete novice. You don't...