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Roadster VM-01: a timeless classic

If you are a fan of classic cars and custom-made technic, UGears Roadster VM-01 3D puzzle is sure something that won’t stray away from your gaze. A unique puzzle, made entirely of wooden parts that can not only become an off-beat element of décor, but a functioning model of a legendary vehicle with unprecedented power underneath its hood. What makes it so special? Let’s find out. What makes Roadster VM-01 model special? Let’s have a look at the key features of this model: - All the parts of this model are made out of environmentally friendly natural wood without any chemical Upon         opening...

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UGears Combination Lock – keep your small treasures safe.

Everyone has secrets that they would want to keep private and UGears company is here to help! Take a look at the Combination Lock 3-d mechanical puzzle! With the Lock, your cherished small treasures could be safely kept away. Of course, the Lock cannot sustain a physical intrusion. Nonetheless, it would definitely send a message of privacy to those you are in contact with in your home or at work on a daily basis. Combination Lock special features. UGears Combination Lock is a small but sturdy cylinder shaped padlock with a combination code. We used a 3-digit sequence to create over 900 possible combination...

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Spring inspiration by UGears!

Spring is in the air! If you haven’t yet felt the inspiration, it is because you have not experienced our seasonal collection of 3-d puzzles. Check out our catalog for a large variety of exquisite and unique mechanical models and find the right one for you. How would UGears models help to get into a spring spirit? Find out here… How to beat winter melancholy? You can’t wait for warm sunny days but the weather outside is still cold and gloomy? Treat your winter melancholy with a cup of hot cocoa and some pleasant memories of a warm breeze and sunny beaches. Add some reality to your memories with...

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Building together: UGears Timer

Each of UGears 3-d mechanical model sets comes with an enclosed assembly instructions booklet intended to make the building process easy and enjoyable. In addition, we are launching a series of “ Building together” articles dedicated to each model’s assembly specifics. Today’s article is about UGears Timer model. UGears Timer - what type of mechanical model is it? UGears Timer 3-d puzzle is a fully functioning count down device that will work for any segment of time from 1 to 20 minutes. It features a hammer-shaped pendulum that makes a loud clicking sound when the time is up. Made with high-grade...

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Which UGears 3-d puzzles are great to use in everyday life.

UGears models are aesthetically pleasing and environmentally friendly wooden 3-d mechanical puzzles. Ideal to build and play with the entire family or to use as a home or office decor, these models can also become useful and functional household items. Here are a few ideas on how to use some of UGears models in your everyday lives. A jewelry box or small items storage. Take a look at UGears Mechanical Treasure Box, Mechanical Etui and Wooden Safe. While having all the qualities of 3-d mechanical wooden puzzles, after the assembly these models can be used as functional storage for small items or even jewelry...

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What to do if a rubber-band mechanism breaks?

Almost all of UGears models feature complex and sophisticated design along with real mechanical movement. Small internal mechanisms are used as a moving force that ensures motion of either, a part of or an entire model. In some models, the rubber bands are used to create the rotation movement that supplies the mechanism with necessary force. But what to do if that mechanism breaks in the process or after the assembly? We share some tips and troubleshooting techniques below. The rubber band mechanism was damaged in the assembly process. You are half-way into the assembly of your model and you accidentally...

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Which UGears sets are the best to start from?

If you are new to the world of UGears wooden mechanical puzzles and are considering to purchase your first model it is important to keep a few key points in mind. Before making a decision to choose a particular item we recommend that you learn the basic principles of the design and the assembly of UGears models. Here we offer some guidelines and useful tips about selecting your very first UGears mechanical set. Start from the basics, study the assembly instructions. Even if you chose one of the easier and less sophisticated models with only a couple of dozens of pieces, we recommend that you study the...

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Best Valentine’s Day gifts!

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and many of us are busy searching for special gifts for loved ones. And while some of us prefer the traditional gifts, a number of people strive to find that special one of a kind present that will make an unforgettable impression. UGears company has a few unique and originals Valentine’s Day gift ideas for you! Here is some of them. The best way to give a gift of jewelry. Traditionally, jewelry is one of the most popular Valentine’s Day gifts. UGears offers you to steer away from an ordinary approach of presenting jewelry in a plain (or even fancy) jewelry box....

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Original ideas for an unforgettable first date.

The first date could become the most important event on a way to a happy long-lasting relationship. Especially in the light of St. Valentines Day, a feast of the patron saint of all those in love. Many of us start planning long ahead for that special, one of a kind day filled with unforgettable memories. Dinner at a fancy restaurant, going to a movie or taking a romantic walk on a beach, all these are great ideas for the first date. But how to make this day extra special and memorable? Below we share some of the ideas on how to create an unforgettable first date impression and to sweep your sweetheart off her...

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How to store UGears 3-d models?

All UGears models sets are made with high-grade quality wood such as pine, linden, oak and birch, materials. We select a certain wood type based on the model’s part specifications requirements. As a result, every assembled model features a rigid and sturdy structure and an absolutely impeccable exterior design. How to store the wooden puzzles/sets To preserve the UGears models, ensure their longevity and extend their lives for decades, follow some of the tips below: All of  UGears models, regardless of their design, complexity, and types of wood they are made of require some basic rules for storage:...

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Family quality time ideas.

UGears model sets is an ideal solution for the quality family time. Complex and sophisticated, these 3-d puzzles are not only fun and exciting but also quite practical. In which ways the UGears 3-d puzzles are beneficial for the whole family? We will tell more in the article below. What are the UGears 3-d puzzles? UGears 3-d puzzles are the construction sets of various types of vehicles, animals, complex engineering structures and mechanisms and even musical instruments. The models consist of a number of pieces varying from 70-100 to 400-500 and are made with high-grade quality wood materials. The assembly...

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What is Hurdy-Gurdy?

Hurdy-Gurdy is one of UGears most popular and sought after 3-d puzzle model that is a fully functioning miniature musical instrument. But, is Hurdy-Gurdy a true copy or is it a product of the designer's imagination? Some history Hurdy-Gurdy is nothing more than a wheel lyre, an ancient French string instrument. The first Hurdy-Gurdys were quite large, about the size of modern cello. Widely popular among peasants, as times passed and Hurdy-Gurdy underwent various modifications such as decreasing in weight and dimensions, it became the most trendy folk musical instruments. How does it work? Hurdy-Gurdy...

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What the lucky owner of UGears models are raving about?

UGears modes are loved and enjoyed by kids and adults of all ages and there are many reasons for it. Some appreciate the safe and clean natural wood materials UGears models are made of while the others love the assembly process and sophisticated design allowing for models self-movement. Below are some testimonies of the people who already have experienced the UGears models first-hand. UGears Coloring Models for children. One of UGears customers who purchased UGears Coloring Models set for his daughter offers his testimony about the product. The set was intended to help little girl’s creativity...

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UGears models series

UGears company offers a large variety of natural wood-made 3-d mechanical model sets for kids and adults of all ages. The collections of dozens of various models have been divided into four main series that will make the process of choosing the models much easier. UGears U-Fidget Tribiks The U-Fidget series is a collection of miniature models intended as stress-relief toys and keychain charms and are designed in four different themes: Christmas ornaments, holiday gifts, transportation vehicles, and animals. Consisting of only a few pieces each, these 3-d models are easy to assemble. A special set of mechanical...

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The best Christmas and New Year gifts from UGears

Christmas is just around the corner and you are still searching for these perfect gifts for friends and family? UGears company has a few fresh ideas for you. Check out our selection of 3-d mechanical sets for children and grow-ups of all ages! The best for the kids If you are searching for a gift for your younger child, UGears coloring sets are the answer to your quest. Each set includes a number of 3 to 5-piece individual miniature models of animals, vehicles and various cute characters that assemble without the glue. Once assembled, these eco-friendly and safe models can be colored in by your child as an...

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Why should you choose UGears 3-d sets?

If you haven't experienced any of Ugears 3-d mechanical sets, you may be curious about what makes them so popular. Why these sets are liked by kids and adults of all ages? The answer to these questions, of course, lies upon the discovery of your first UGears mechanical model set. But, we won't keep you waiting until then and reveal some of the features that make these models the most sought-for mechanical 3-d puzzles around. We use only natural materials. All the elements in UGears 3-d mechanical sets are made with natural wood materials that were not treated with any chemicals. We use a...

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Take control of your time with UGears Date Navigator

UGears introduces the Date Navigator, a unique 3-d puzzle and a mechanical model. The Date Navigator will help you not only to keep up with current and future events but also to stay organized and plan ahead! Despite its compact size, this model is capable to display the dates for the calendar years of 2017 to 20144! The Navigator will help you plan events that will take place in the distant future without the need to use endless pages of paper calendars or any digital devices. How is this possible, you may ask? The Date Navigator’s details and specifications. At first, the Date Navigator may appear to...

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UGears Top 5 coolest 3-d sets.

Introducing UGears top 5 coolest 3-d puzzles! Traditionally made with natural wood materials, these sets feature exceptional design and self-motions, provided by the models’ complex internal mechanisms. Below is the list of these top 5 most popular models. In the 5th place is the Date Navigator. In the essence, Date Navigator is a 2017-2044 mechanical calendar. Despite its simplicity (it consists only of 24 pieces), this model is number 5 in our countdown of the top 5 coolest models. Thoroughly-designed and practical, the Date Navigator is great for everyday use. Model number 4, the Trimaran...

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New collection from UGears, the U-Fidget Happy New Gears.

The season of Christmas shopping took its official start and the New 2019 Year is almost here. In anticipation of upcoming festivities, UGears created its new collection of stress-relief toys,  the U-Fidget Happy New Gears. The Happy New Gears is a set of small size themed toys that can be used as both, stress-relief and keychain charms. Made with natural wood materials, they feature an impeccable design and are safe to use. The U-Fidget Happy New Gears details and specifications. The U-Gears Happy New Gears set includes the following toys: – A Christmas Ball Bauble – A clock, to count down the...

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How to assemble UGears 3-d models?

UGears company offers a large collection of various 3-d models sets. From the simple ones that consist of only a couple of dozens of pieces to the more complex models, counting over several hundreds of elements, all UGears 3-d puzzles are made with natural wood materials and are assembled without the use of any glue! How do the UGears 3-d puzzles parts connect? UGears toy engineers recommend 2 ways for the models’ assembly: - First, using toothpick-like parts included with each set. Because the diameter of the toothpicks is the same as the openings in parts, they allow perfect connection of one part to...

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