Making Mechanical Toys, Hardback


Mechanical toys transcend categories of age with their universal appeal.

Whether the mechanism is hidden or revealed, simple or complex, the cycle of movement allows you to simply turn a handle and see the magic work. "Making Mechanical Toys" explains how to make these wonderful and fascinating toys through a variety of bright and exciting projects. 17 original "gallery" mechanical toys have been designed and made especially for this book, which includes step-by-step instructions with over a 140 color photographs and plans for making the toys.

Advice on tools and materials, priming and painting, and tricks of the trade draw upon the author s wide experience."


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 176 pages, 140 colour photos
  • Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Toys: making & decorating
  • ISBN: 9781861267238



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