Pathfinders … Hydraulic Scissor Lift

pf-hyd-scis-a01Scissor Lifts can be found in factories, building sites, disabled lifts and products like ironing boards. This model uses a simple sliding/scissor mechanism and is ideal for figures and small items. It’s great for lifting trains from one level of track to another!

This range of products uses the power of fluid under pressure to control the movement of the machines. Each one simulates a machine that can be found in industry today and demonstrates the principles of hydraulics (tap water only), linkages and remote control. Each product requires assembly which is a key feature of the experience.

- Made from renewable sources of solid wood
- Models are adjustable, reusable and repairable for years of use
- Teaches principles of mechanics, materials and hydraulics
- Models take 2-4 hours to assemble and provide hours of fun
- They look great assembled and can be sanded, oiled or painted

- Suitable for ages 8+

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Pathfinders … Hydraulic Excavator

pf-hyd-exca-a01Excavators are heavy industrial machines used to dig holes and move earth. This model teaches the principles of levers and hydraulic power. The mechanism includes two hydraulic cylinders and can be adjusted to provide either digging or scooping actions.

This range of products uses the power of fluid under pressure to control the movement of the machines. Each one simulates a machine that can be found in industry today and  demonstrates the principles of hydraulics (tap water only), linkages and remote control. Each product requires assembly which is a key feature of the experience.

- Made from renewable sources of solid wood
- Models are adjustable, reusable and repairable for years of use
- Teaches principles of mechanics, materials and hydraulics
- Models take 2-4 hours to assemble and provide hours of fun
- They look great assembled and can be sanded, oiled or painted

- Suitable for ages 8+

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Pathfinders … Hydraulic Robotic Arm

pf-hyd-robo-a01Robotic articulated arms can be found in factories all over the world. This model uses a battery of independent hydraulic circuits to provide absolute control over the arm pincers … grip, lift, twist, lower and release. Integrate the arm into other construction sets while learning the basics of hydraulics and robotics.

This range of products uses the power of fluid under pressure to control the movement of the machines. Each one simulates a machine that can be found in industry today and  demonstrates the principles of hydraulics (tap water only), linkages and remote control. Each product requires assembly which is a key feature of the experience.

- Made from renewable sources of solid wood
- Models are adjustable, reusable and repairable for years of use
- Teaches principles of mechanics, materials and hydraulics
- Models take 2-4 hours to assemble and provide hours of fun
- They look great assembled and can be sanded, oiled or painted

- Suitable for ages 8+

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Pathfinders … Automaton Dragon

pf-aut-drag-a01While turning the crankshaft, the dragon body moves forward and back, while the wings flap, the legs move up and down, and the neck, tail and head move in a graceful motion. Children are encouraged to paint the creature or decorate it once assembled. This is our most difficult model to assemble.

Automata and whirligigs have important historical significance as devices of entertainment since the Victorian age. These devices are all hand operated which is common of those found in the museums, arcades and parlours of the 1800′s. Each product requires assembly which is a key feature of the experience. These are a great entry level product for children interested in mechanical fun.

- Made from renewable sources of solid wood
- Models are adjustable, reusable and repairable for years of use
- Teaches principles of mechanics, materials and automatons
- Models take 2-4 hours to assemble and provide hours of fun
- They look great assembled and can be sanded, oiled or painted

- Suitable for ages 8+

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Pathfinders … Automaton Pig

pf-aut-pig-a01This little pig does fly with motion of both its body and the wings in coordination. Comprehensive instructions and diagrams are provided inside the box. Children are encouraged to paint the creature or decorate it once assembled.

Automata and whirligigs have important historical significance as devices of entertainment since the Victorian age. These devices are all hand operated which is common of those found in the museums, arcades and parlours of the 1800?s. Each product requires assembly which is a key feature of the experience. These are a great entry level product for children interested in mechanical fun.

- Made from renewable sources of solid wood
- Models are adjustable, reusable and repairable for years of use
- Teaches principles of mechanics, materials and automatons
- Models take 2-4 hours to assemble and provide hours of fun
- They look great assembled and can be sanded, oiled or painted

- Suitable for ages 8+

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Pathfinders … Automaton Horse

pf-aut-hors-a01This elegant automaton includes motion of both the horse’s body and leg in coordination.
Comprehensive instructions and diagrams are provided inside the box. Children are encouraged to paint the creature or decorate it once assembled.

Automata and whirligigs have important historical significance as devices of entertainment since the Victorian age. These devices are all hand operated which is common of those found in the museums, arcades and parlours of the 1800′s. Each product requires assembly which is a key feature of the experience. These are a great entry level product for children interested in mechanical fun.

- Made from renewable sources of solid wood
- Models are adjustable, reusable and repairable for years of use
- Teaches principles of mechanics, materials and automatons
- Models take 2-4 hours to assemble and provide hours of fun
- They look great assembled and can be sanded, oiled or painted

- Suitable for ages 8+

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Pathfinders … Automaton Pteranadon

pf-aut-pter-a01Once built, this small replica dinosaur flaps its wings as the crank is operated by hand. Demonstrated are the mechanics principles or cranks and compression members to operate the wings. Children are encouraged to paint the creature or decorate it once assembled.

Automata and whirligigs have important historical significance as devices of entertainment since the Victorian age. These devices are all hand operated which is common of those found in the museums, arcades and parlours of the 1800′s. Each product requires assembly which is a key feature of the experience. These are a great entry level product for children interested in mechanical fun.

- Made from renewable sources of solid wood
- Models are adjustable, reusable and repairable for years of use
- Teaches principles of mechanics, materials and automatons
- Models take 2-4 hours to assemble and provide hours of fun
- They look great assembled and can be sanded, oiled or painted

- Suitable for ages 8+

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Pathfinders … Medieval Siege Tower

pf-med-sieg-a01Siege Towers allowed soldiers to reach the ramparts of castle walls while providing them shelter from attack. This product is suitable for use with Lego men and other figurines. It includes its own working catapult at the top and operating drawbridge. Integrate into imaginative play with scale castles.

The term ‘Siege Engines’ broadly describes the machinery of warfare used in ancient times. Products in this range are all fully functioning working models that simulate the design of real battle machines. Each product requires assembly which is a key feature of the experience. The range is designed to be tough and reliable.

- Most components made from solid wood (always renewable sources)
- Models are adjustable, reusable and repairable for years of use
- Teaches principles of mechanics, physics and history
- Models take 2-4 hours to assemble and provide hours of fun
- They look great assembled and can be sanded, oiled or painted

- Suitable for ages 9+

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Pathfinders … Medieval Catapult

pf-med-cata-a01Catapults are basic machines using stored energy to fire objects at enemy defenses and forces. This model provides adjustment allowing children to dictate the distance and trajectory of the projectile. Integrate into imaginative play with scale castles and figurines.

The term ‘Siege Engines’ broadly describes the machinery of warfare used in ancient times. Products in this range are all fully functioning working models that simulate the design of real battle machines. Each product requires assembly which is a key feature of the experience. The range is designed to be tough and reliable.

- Most components made from solid wood (always renewable sources)
- Models are adjustable, reusable and repairable for years of use
- Teaches principles of mechanics, physics and history
- Models take 2-4 hours to assemble and provide hours of fun
- They look great assembled and can be sanded, oiled or painted

- Suitable for ages 9+

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Pathfinders … Medieval Trebuchet

pf-med-treb-a01Trebuchets use a weighted basket and a host of mechanical principles to fling projectiles from a pouch over the walls of castles. This machine was famous for flinging dead animals and severed enemy heads into castles and cities under siege. This one is good for lumps of putty, grapes and foil balls.

The term ‘Siege Engines’ broadly describes the machinery of warfare used in ancient times. Products in this range are all fully functioning working models that simulate the design of real battle machines. Each product requires assembly which is a key feature of the experience. The range is designed to be tough and reliable.

- Most components made from solid wood (always renewable sources)
- Models are adjustable, reusable and repairable for years of use
- Teaches principles of mechanics, physics and history
- Models take 2-4 hours to assemble and provide hours of fun
- They look great assembled and can be sanded, oiled or painted

- Suitable for ages 9+

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