Cancelled

Cancelled

Two of my favourite shows have been cancelled this year. The Elephant and Castle Mini Makers Faire was London’s First Maker Faire but can’t secure the venue for this year. However, there are plans for a Maker Con type of

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Model Engineering and Maker Faire

Model Engineering and Maker Faire

Last year the regular Model Engineer Exhibition at Sandown Park Racecourse added an extra room and a totally different kind of exhibit, that’s repeated again this year with the “Makers Area” at the Model Engineer Exhibition. They promise to have

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Photos from the Model Engineering Show

Photos from the Model Engineering Show

A selection of photos from the model engineering show at Sandown last weekend. Engines big and small, jet, stationary, marine and traction. There were railway trains, trams, model houses, a fine selection of carriages and wheels from the Guild of

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Model Engineering Fair Pictures

Model Engineering Fair Pictures

Just returned from Sandown and here are pictures of the amazing models from the Model Engineering Fair. There was some excellent quality of work with my favourites being “My Little Lathe” and Cherry Hill’s impressive agricultural engine. There was also

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Model Engineer Exhibition 2009 – Sandown

Model Engineer Exhibition 2009 - Sandown

Press Release The Model Engineer Exhibition will be returning to Sandown Park Exhibition Centre at the Sandown Park Race Course. Friday 11th December – Sunday 13th December 2009 Exhibits and Attractions World class Model Engineer Competition SMEE Lectures Wide range

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Model Workshop Gifts

Model Workshop Gifts

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East London Engineering

I’ve discovered that there’s a 3rd London based Model Engineering Society, out in the East is the “Dockland and East London Model Engineering Society” according to the Model Engineering diary page they are still active, model making and running trains

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Clocks, robots and electric motors

Clocks, robots and electric motors

An aspiration of many an model engineer is to make a clock. Roger Wood of Klockwerks has made hundreds of clocks in his livein workshop in an old munitions factory in downtown Toronto making a range of fabulous clocks. The

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