Matchstick Modelling

Matchbuilding is an absorbing hobby where scope is allowed for individual skill. Suitable for all ages.
These Matchbuilder models come in all shapes and sizes. The kit contains enough of the headless matches to complete the specified model, and also the cardboard templates required for strength and pattern. Glue is also included, so there really is nothing to add, except a little patience. Suitable for all ages.

This was a single cylinder vertical engine.
The steam was raised in about 10 minutes while travelling to the fire.

Overall size of finished model::
212mm long plus shafts; x 106mm wide x 162mm high.

£10.99
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(Product Ref 58561)
Matchcraft Ledge Top Caravan Matchstick Kit 11497
These Matchbuilder models come in all shapes and sizes. The kit contains enough of the headless matches to complete the specified model, and also the cardboard templates required for strength and pattern. Glue is also included, so there really is nothing to add, except a little patience. Suitable for all ages.
Overall size of finished model::240mm long, plus 130mm shafts; 130mm wide; 190mm high.
£16.95
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(Product Ref 7)
These Matchbuilder models come in all shapes and sizes. The kit contains enough of the headless matches to complete the specified model, and also the cardboard templates required for strength and pattern. Glue is also included, so there really is nothing to add, except a little patience. Suitable for all ages.
Superb matchcraft model of King Henry V111'S Flag Ship which was raised off the sea bottom.
Overall size of finished model
406mm long x 140mm wide x 318mm high.
£12.55
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Bristol: 1
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(Product Ref 11)
£57.00
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(Product Ref 90986)
Match Builder 1920's Omnibus Matchstick Kit MK6103
A delightful reminder of the 1920's Public Transport. This double decker open top bus served the public well. Unfortunately, in adverse weather, those travelling on the top deck had only a mackintosh sheet anchored to the seat in front to pull up as protection from the rain.
£14.95
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(Product Ref 10)
Match Builder Traction Engine Matchstick Kit MK6108
This Fairground Tractor was a means of supplying lighting and electricity to fairgrounds throughout the country. It was a means of transport towing caravans and equipment from one site to another.
£15.85
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Stroud: 1
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(Product Ref 41160)

These Matchbuilder models come in all shapes and sizes. The kit contains enough of the headless matches to complete the specified model, and also the cardboard templates required for strength and pattern. Glue is also included, so there really is nothing to add, except a little patience. Suitable for all ages.

Approx finished length: 610mm (24")

£20.00
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(Product Ref 54636)
£13.50
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Gloucester: 1
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(Product Ref 42536)
Bag of 10000 Matchsticks MS10000
The raw materials for the hobby, these headless matches are totally uniform in size and colour, helping ensure the best result in the finished model.
£9.99
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Bristol: 1, Gloucester: 1, Plymouth: 1, Stroud: 1
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(Product Ref 30088)
The raw materials for the hobby, these headless matches are uniform in size and colour, helping ensure the best result in the finished model.
£3.00
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(Product Ref 30089)
Kit includes pre-cut printed card templates, glue, matchsticks and full instructions
£13.85
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(Product Ref 36502)
Cuts matchsticks to the size you require.
Has a marked gauge for cutting all sizes.
The blade comes into contact with matchstick when closed.
£3.25
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Bristol: 3, Stroud: 1
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(Product Ref 30060)
This particular Tram Car journeyed between Ealing and Hammersmith in the early 1900's. Power was fed by an electrical system through a conductor pole mounted on the top deck.
£14.95
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Gloucester: 1
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(Product Ref 31172)
Match Builder Loco & Tender Matchstick Kit MK6109
A matchstick construction kit building a model of a British 4-6-0 express passenger steam locomotive with coal & water tender.
£14.95
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Stroud: 1
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(Product Ref 8)
Match Maker Steam Roller Matchstick Kit MM01
These Matchbuilder models come in all shapes and sizes. The kit contains enough of the headless matches to complete the specified model, and also the cardboard templates required for strength and pattern. Glue is also included, so there really is nothing to add, except a little patience. Suitable for all ages.
Approx size of finished model = 330mm long, 200mm high
£12.50
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Bristol: 1
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(Product Ref 47124)

This loco, evokes memories of the Wild West.
Simply cut out the card shapes, clad with matches and assemble. Finish can be natural ie; varnished or coloured (using wood dyes ,felt tip pens etc) and varnished.

Approx size of finished model::
330mm long, 102mm wide; 190mm high;

£13.35
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Stroud: 1
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(Product Ref 49381)
Match Maker Side Trawler Matchstick Kit MM21
These Matchbuilder models come in all shapes and sizes. The kit contains enough of the headless matches to complete the specified model, and also the cardboard templates required for strength and pattern. Glue is also included, so there really is nothing to add, except a little patience.
Suitable for all ages.
Approx finished length 610mm (24")
£20.00
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Plymouth: 2
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(Product Ref 37876)
Match Maker Cabin Cruiser Matchstick Kit MM24
Matchstick construction kit building a model of a cabin cruiser leisure motor boat.
Finished model length 480mm, width 140mm, height 150mm.
A battery-operated working outboard motor is available separately.
£18.50
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Bristol: 1
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(Product Ref 72679)