New Products for June 2016

29 June 2016 by Rod Carruthers
We know you you like to be the first to know about brand new products and ranges, so here is a little taster of whats new and currently available on the website. For motorbike enthusiasts we have a very special anniversary edition of the Moto Guzzi V7 Carabinieri Italian Motorcycle . This fantastic 1:9 scale model comes with optional police decals. Taking you back to the times of rustlers, cowboys and indians in the old Wild West we bring you the cowboy chuck wagon , a 1:12 scale replica complete with canvas cover, blackened metal chains, and spoked wheels Our doctor's buggy is a replica of that which 19th century doctors would make house calls in. This beautifully detailed model comes with three sheets of plans and illustrated instructions explaining every stage of construction. Changing theme to childrens educational wooden kits, and especially appealing to budding young engineers, we bring you this terrific range of bridges to build, paint, decorate and play with. The swing bridge is based on the historic swing bridge over the Tyne river in Newcastle-upon-Tyne The Lift Bridge is used mainly for railway lines to pass over, and examples can be seen all over the world...
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Painting By Numbers - The Ideal Pastime for Young and Old

08 June 2016 by Rod Carruthers
Now everyone can paint wonderful paintings with our painting by numbers sets and all you have to do is select the appropriate colour and paint in the lines. This is a relaxing and rewarding pastime that allows both children and adults alike to produce a picture of their favourite subject, place or animal. New additions to our junior range include a tiger with her cub , puppies in a boat watching ducklings paddle around them, and an adorable pug dog sitting amongst the flowers. Everything required to complete the paintings is provided including eight paints and a paintbrush, pre-printed board and general instructions For adults and more advanced children we have a selection of slightly larger paintings with even more paint colours provided to challenge your artistic skills. Themes range from the old sweet shop , the serenity of an Oriental scene , a cute scene of horses and kitten in a stable, and the bright lights and excitement of Piccadilly Circus in London.
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