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10 reasons to buy a new UGears Flight Starter 3D puzzle set

Flight Starter is a new  3D puzzle from UGears that has all the chances to become your new favorite once you learn a bit more about it. Below is the minimum of 10 reasons to why it should immediately become a part of your collection! - Fascinating assembly process The set consists of 198 parts, so its assembly process promises to be quite interesting, but not too complicated. You will most likely spend no more than 1-3 hours on it, turning it into a precious time with your family, children, or friends. - An included paraglider Together with Flight Starter you are getting a beautiful lightweight paraglider...

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The Wheel-Organizer – a new stylish accessory for your desktop

The Wheel-Organizer is another new arrival of this season that is available for purchase right now. Let’s find out more about this new stylish accessory and what makes it interesting and useful. Configuration and purpose The Wheel-Organizer is a useful table accessory for your office or study. It can accommodate up to 6 stationery pieces, including pens, pencils, markers, and brushes. The main convenience is that the accessories are arranged vertically, keeping always in your sight, and you can take the necessary item at any time. Please note that the Wheel-Organizer is also a mechanical device. In the...

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New Arrivals: The Dream Cabriolet VM-05

UGears continues to treat all 3D puzzle fans with new sets, among which The Dream Cabriolet VM-05 stands out. This is a real dream car, let's find out why. Why you will like The Dream Cabriolet VM-05? Here are some reasons that will definitely make you want to buy this unique 3D puzzle. - It will really make you work - the set consists of 739 parts, so you can take your time and enjoy the assembly process at your leisure;   - Impeccable design and the level of detail of this model make it virtually impossible to tell the difference between it and the real car. All the tiny nuances are...

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Get in the spring mood with UGears

With spring in full bloom, we are happy to brighten up all the UGears 3D puzzles fans with this season’s new releases that ready for order. Make an unforgettable gift this spring! In spring, we are starting to spend more and more time outdoors taking in all the aromas and beauty of nature everywhere around. And with one of our new sets, you will be able to go to the nearest park and launch a real plane! Model UGears Flight Starter is a launcher for a small glider, which due to a balanced weight and excellent aerodynamics can fly up to 100 feet! Once you are at a perfect location, simply cock the rubber drive...

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Building together: Trimaran Merihobus

Trimaran Merihobus is one of the leading 3D puzzles created by UGears. It consists of 237 parts, while its assembly takes between 9 and 16 hours, and as a result you get a beautiful model of a real sailing vessel! Our Building Together series continues with this article, where we will be focusing on the basic principles of this model’s assembly as well as note the key elements of construction that cannot be ignored in the process and will help you assemble Trimaran Merihobus accurately, fast and easy! Key features This model is significantly different from other 3D puzzles because it contains not only wooden...

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Basic principles of mechanics: a visual aid

Mechanics is a large and very important subdiscipline of physics. Its aim is to help us understand and explore the basics and the key principles of mechanisms assembly. It also explains the way in which each part of these mechanisms interacts with another while in movement. UGears 3D puzzles are a perfect visual aid for demonstrating the basic laws of mechanics and are is suitable for both home and classroom environments. What do UGears puzzles have to do with mechanics?   Each UGears set is a complex mechanism that consists of more than 500 individual parts that are made out of natural wood. The...

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Building together: UGears Railway Platform

In today’s article, we will be talking about another exciting UGears 3D puzzle - Railway Platform! It may look simple at first glance, as it doesn’t feature rubber drives that are very common in other models, and are sometimes quite difficult to control. But don’t let this first impression fool you! Remember that each of UGears’ mechanical puzzles has its own charm, magic, and even secrets. What are the key features of the Railway Platform 3D puzzle? This set features 196 parts which indicate that it is of a medium difficulty level. Did the platform seem a bit plain, boring, and motionless? Then...

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How to choose the right UGears 3D puzzle?

UGears produces dozens of different types of 3D puzzles on a regular basis, so choosing the right model as a gift might be a challenge. Let’s take a closer look at the key features of the model ranges in the catalog to get a clear picture of everything it has to offer. Basic product series of UGears 3D puzzles The puzzle range is split into four categories for your convenience. - U-FIDGET TRIBIKS SERIES is a mini anti-stress toy series which can also be used as key chains. They consist of only a few details, which makes them easy to assemble, plus they can always be within an arm’s reach. The only...

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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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