Tools For Model Making and Crafts

Welcome to the Hobbies Modelling Tools section. To help you navigate around, we have split this section into the categories of what we sell. You can choose to filter by the type of tool and brands as well. You can always use the search bar at the top of the page.

We are proud to be authorised stockists for Proxxon. We also stock products from: Antex, Charnwood, Dremel, Draper, Rota Craft, Flexcut, Ice Bear, Nova, Micro Plane, Light Craft, Model Craft, Niqua, Olson, Sjoberg, True Angle, Unimat, Veritas and Zona thus offering you a huge range of products.

Hobbies Fretsaws

Hobbies are famed for Fretsaws which we have sold for over 100 years. We continue to stock probably the largest choice of Fretsaw Blades and Fretsaw Frames in the country. Even stocking a Junior Fretwork Outfit for those new to the hobby. We also offer a choice of Electric Scroll Saws for those that prefer the powered option.


We offer a great range of Airbrush Kits to suit all budgets and abilities, these airbrushes are ideal for controlled spray painting and are recommended by Hobbies for their quality and reliability.

We also sell Tamiya Spray Paints in ready to use cans.

Power Tools

We are pleased to offer a large range of Hand and Bench Top Power Tools to aid the model maker and craftsman. With such a large selection of tools on offer we are sure that you will find the right tool for the job, any question please ask.

Hand Tools

Need good quality tools? Then we offer a great selection of hand tools to suit the job at hand. Whether it's a fine job of planking the hull of a boat or cutting timber by hand, there is something at Hobbies that will do the job.

Safety and Work Wear

We stock a range of very trendy and fashionable Brimarc Heavy Duty Braces, they will hold up the manliest of all tool belts, or just your trousers! Safety wear like Goggles, Dust Masks, Visors and Aprons keep you safe and dust free when you're busy in your shed or garage.

Lighting and Magnification

For those long winter nights and dull summer days, use our range of lighting and magnification equipment to keep you illuminated.

Work Benches and Accessories

Tired of using the kitchen table? Why not look to purchase a fantastic wooden work bench to place in your workshop, shed or garage. It allows you to continue working without having to clear a space to eat your dinner! Or check out our range of HobbyZone workshop organisers that can be combined to form the modular system!