Richard Marsden

Articles

3D Printing for Meccano

Richard Marsden uses his 3D printer to create the useful parts that Meccano never made.

A Little More Mathematics for Meccano

Discover how to apply Ptolemy’s Theorem, which applies to quadrilaterals (shapes with four sides) that have all four corners lying on the same circle, to the building of a tapering tower with cross-bracing in your models with this guide by Richard Marsden.

Mathematics for Meccano

Gear ratios, Pythagorus’ theorum, pi, and the golden ratio demystified by Richard Marsden.

Nuts, Bolts and Meccano

Richard Marsden on the standardisation of bolts, the evolution of Meccano fixings, and going metric.

Recalling ‘Fireside Fun’

Richard Marsden tells the story of Meccano Magazine’s jokes and puzzles page.

Models

3D Printed Meccano and Bako-Compatible Parts
4–8–4 Steam Locomotive and Tender
Aeroplane
Airline Catering Truck
American Rail-Road Locomotive and Car
Anchor
Anchor
Austin A40 Farina Car
Australian Road Train
Ballister
Bedford Army Lorry
Blacksmith
Bogie Tanker Wagon
Bridge
Buggy
Bulk Freighter
Bulldozer
Bus
Bus
Bus Stop Seat
Bus Tilt Test Platform
Caboose
Car
Car
Caterpillar Tractor
Childrens’ Carousel
Children’s Seesaw
Circus Lorry
Coles Mobile Crane
Connel Bridge
Crane
Cup Holder
Detached House
Differential
Dockside Crane
Double-Decker Bus
Dumper Truck
Dumper Truck
Experimental Detent Mechanism
Fairground Ride
Ferris Wheel
Fire Engine
Fire Engine
Forklift Truck
Forklift Truck
Garage
Gearbox
Gyrocopter
Half-Track
Helicopter
House
Lighthouse
London Underground Map Section
Lunar Rover
Mathematical Sculpture
Mega Movers Heavy Haulage Truck
Microlight
Milkfloat
Nuclear Container Wagon
O Gauge Brake Van and Tip Truck
Off-Roader
Oil Tanker
Passenger Cart
Perpetual Motion Machine
Pocket Watch
Pump — ‘Going Large’
Racetrack and Car
Racing Car
Railway Brake Wagon
Road Roller
Rock Guitar
Rocket
Samuel Pepys’ Cheese and Wine
Self Portrait
Sentinel Steam Lorry (Rebuild)
Sentinel Steam Wagon
Skip
Slanted Angle Bracket
Snow Plough and Grit Spreader
Soapbox Cart
Stepladder
Tank and Transporter
Tanker
The Surfer
Tower 42, London
Triple Selector Gear Change Mechanism
Triumph Herald
Tunnel Truck Tipper
Waco CG-4A Glider
Wheelbarrow
Windmill
Wuppertal Suspension Railway
WWI Field Gun
Yellow Van Man’s Yellow Van