Category Archives: models

Disposable Technology

Philip Isohe’s detailed airplane models from rubbish

AfriGadget profiles Philip Isohe, a talented maker who creates detailed, working (but not flyable) model airplanes out of scrap.

Wonderful gallery of tiny steam-powered model engines

Straight from the show floor of the North American Model Engineering Expo held in Toledo last weekend, Ross in Detroit posted this incredible gallery of homunculus-sized steam, gas and hot-air model engines in our comments. There’s some breath-taking ingenuity on … Continue reading

Estes Digital Video Rocket

Junk catalog Hammacher Schlemmer occasionally gets a winner—this new “Digital Video Rocket” by Estes may be one. While the capability isn’t as good as one would hope—only 12 seconds of video or three VGA-quality pictures—it sounds like a lot of … Continue reading