Written by Roy Goswell in September 2023
Roy Goswell builds a fire engine model dedicated to his late father who served on this type of appliance for over 30 years, including during the Blitz of London.
Written by Robin Schoolar in June 2023
Robin Schoolar builds a fast rotating drum that constantly changes colour. Can you figure out how it works?
Written by Luka Kralj-Taylor in November 2022
Lego fan Luka Kralj-Taylor encourages you to introduce young potential Meccano enthusiasts to Lego Technic, as a gateway to the wonderful world of Meccano, by way of the Expert Builder line of sets introduced by Lego in 1977.
Written by Chris Warrell in September 2022
Susan Calman visits Skegness as part of her Grand Week by the Sea series and looks in on the International Meccano Model Show, meeting Chris Warrell from SELMEC and several other well-known Meccano modellers.
Written by Alan Wenbourne in May 2022
An improved Torsen T1 differential invented by Alan Wenbourne.
Written by Alan Wenbourne in March 2022
Alan Wenbourne describes his model of the Merritt-Brown TN.12 transmission, as used in the Churchill, Centaur, Cromwell and Comet battle tanks.
Written by Brian Leach in March 2022
Avoid obstacles as you steer your accelerating car along a moving track in Brian Leach’s game of skill!
Written by Alan Wenbourne in February 2022
Alan Wenbourne models the Scherzer rolling bridge which spans part of the Caen Canal in Normandy, France.
Written by Alan Wenbourne in October 2021
Was this the first car? Here is Alan Wenbourne’s interpretation of a fascinating contraption sketched out by Leonardo da Vinci circa 1478.
Written by Frank Paine in July 2021
Frank Paine builds a 1:15 scale model of the ‘Irving-Napier Special’ racer which regained the world land speed record from the USA in March 1929 on Daytona Beach, Florida.