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Vintage Alarm Clock. Assemble Me. Meet a new day!

Years ago, when people didn`t have cell phones and other gadgets, they needed to wound the alarm clock. This clock helped us to wake up on time. This clock had two bells on top. And they were struck by an oscillating hammer. Vintage Alarm Clock The Ugears Vintage Alarm Clock is a charming throwback. It is a decorative reminder of the mechanical alarm clock. The alarm that sits on the bedside table in your parents’ or grandparents' home. This decorative wooden model of the clock does not actually show the time. The dial is adorned with design elements. They include the sun, plants, swirls and a moving...

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A new member of the family: UGEARS MOTO COMPACT FOLDING SCOOTER

And today we are happy to present you with another newest model by UGears. It is the Moto Compact folding scooter. And this model is a nice addition to our family of two-wheeled DIY wooden models. It complements the Ugears and the Scrambler. And they form our family of DIY wooden motorbike models. It represents freedom and mobility. Moreover, a scooter is a fun way to get to school, activities, a first job. American novelty Motorized scooters became popular when Audrey Hepburn took a ride through Rome. This “trip” was shown in the 1952 film "Roman Holiday". And the scooter was Gregory Peck's iconic...

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Valentine’s Day – the holiday for all lovers

There was published a study recently. And it showed that more than 80% of Americans are very excited about Valentine's Day. Some like this day even more than Christmas. The first holiday The survey involved 2,000 Americans. The results of the study showed that US residents prefer this holiday more and it came in the first place. In this regard, 81% of respondents before the holiday feel a little excitement and pleasant chores. Nowadays, Americans are happy to celebrate this holiday of love not only with their soul mates. They also like to spend this day with pets, parents, friends. In short, with those who...

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UGEARS ‘MECHANICAL TELLURION’

If you have a passion to discover space, our newest model is best for you! We are happy to present to you ‘Mechanical Tellurion’! This model will help you to understand the motion of our Earth and the moon. UNDERSTAND THE MOTION OF THE SPACE TANGO The Mechanical Tellurion is a stunningly precise plywood embodiment of our part of the universe. A tellurion is also known as ‘tellurium’, ‘tellurian’ or ‘loxocosm’. It is derived from tellus, a Latin word for ‘earth’. Now it is a wondrous machine depicting the space tango of the Sun, Earth, and Moon. The changing of night and day, the moon...

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St Valentine’s Day. What do we know about this holiday?

Valentine's Day is considered to be the most romantic holiday in the world. The phrase "I love you" sounds every second from the lips of all lovers around The Earth. When did this holiday appear? Everyone has a different attitude to this holiday. Someone is in a hurry to choose gifts for their lovers, while others don`t think that this day is a holiday at all. But it is not easy to find a person who does not know that February 14 is known as the holiday of all people in love. But have you ever wondered how this holiday appeared? If not, then today we will tell you, because the story is very interesting. This...

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How to organize mental rest? What’s the use of it?

In the flow of routine life, we don't even notice how our brain gets tired and how it needs to reload. Subsequently, our memory gets worse, as well as mood and productivity.   Importance of rest During the whole day our brain actively absorbs the information coming from different sources. This can be live communication, news, information from social networks, movies, books and so on. If you don’t allow your brain to rest, as a result you can notice that your health deteriorates, the level of productivity gets lower, and your mood gets worse. This is why it is crucial to give your brain some...

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Train your brain with a unique Ugears model

Take a break It's not a secret that mechanical puzzles perfectly develop fine motor skills, attentiveness, brain functionality and patience. Moreover, they have a positive impact on your emotional state. If you want to break from work, then an assembly of a three-dimensional puzzle will help you in such a situation. We will now offer you one of the wooden models for adults that will certainly be interesting for you. Marine life in your hands The Mechanical Aquarium from Ugears will be a nice gift for lovers of marine life. The sea creatures will become your favorite. The ocean fish chase one another. And...

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Now you can have your own observatory on the table

We are happy to inform you that the long-awaited model has finally reached the USA! We are starting to send all the pre-orders placed earlier. If you haven't ordered this model yet - don't waste a moment! It's high time to buy it! Finally, the Sky-Watcher Tourbillon Table Clock is available in our store now and you don't need to wait so long for delivery. You can get it in a few days and enjoy the kit from the very beginning of 2022! We present the Sky-Watcher Tourbillon Table Clock, a fascinating combination of the imaginative celestial observatory and functional table clock! The second fully...

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Choosing a special gift for our loved ones

Before New Year we begin thinking about what gifts to present to our friends and relatives. We want to give them something unique and special, something which will warm their heart and serve as a reminder of how important they are to you. There is a belief that what matters most is attention, while the present itself plays a secondary role – and this is partly true. Christmas and New Year’s gifts are not only pleasant to receive, but to give as well. Both children and adults feel excitement when they receive gifts. However, choosing the right one may not be as easy as it seems. One should know a person’s...

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Why do Americans love Christmas so much? Some words about the significance of this great holiday

Each of us needs rest, no matter how old we are. Sometimes, it is crucial just to relax and have fun. Americans can organize holidays and create the atmosphere of fun and joy like nobody else. Christmas is considered to be one of the main national holidays. During the Christmas holidays, Americans relax their bodies and souls. They start their preparations at least 4 weeks ahead. Many people don't forget to fast. And this is where the question appears: why do Americans love Christmas so much and consider it to be one of the greatest holidays?  You will discover the answer in our today's article. Get ready for...

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How did the tradition of placing presents under the Christmas tree begin?

Christmas is coming, so each one of us starts to wonder what gifts to choose for our relatives. We put a part of our soul and heart in those presents, so that our relatives will surely like them. Christmas is a great occasion to get together and feel some warmth in your heart. But when did the tradition of giving gifts appear? In ancient times, when people just invented talismans and charms, they started exchanging presents. It was a gesture of respect and gratitude. There were talismans in every house: people kept them in order to avoid various disasters and ward off evil spirits. Nowadays, this tradition...

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Why we need gift giving, and how useful it is from a scientific point of view

Dopamine activity Nowadays gift exchange is a way to create and strengthen social links. Psychologists claim that the expression of gratitude positively impacts our emotional state. While presenting a gift, we experience positive emotions and strengthen our relationships. These points are confirmed by the results of neurophysiological studies. Scientists from the National Institutes of Health have joined with their colleagues. And then they conducted worldwide research among the people who both gave and received presents. In both cases, the brain areas responsible for a 'reward system' were the most active...

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Fine motor skills: not only for children but for adults

The situation from the inside We often hear about the necessity of developing children’s fine motor skills. It helps to improve concentration, accuracy, speech, etc.  but it is important not only for children. It is important for everyone. The main idea of “motor skills” is focused on hands and feet. Because If these muscles are damaged you can`t do even the easiest actions such as holding the pen. And fine motor skills mean the nice work of nervous, muscle, skeletal and visual systems.   Benefits for the brain And what are the reasons for our development? Our brain becomes active....

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Why do we need to give gifts and what should they be?

Christmas holidays are not far off, so it's the right time to start preparing presents for your loved ones. The tradition of giving gifts is associated with attention, care, and love. Some people believe that giving presents is useless, so they choose presents for their relatives without any special approach. Some may not even wonder why we need to give gifts. Such people may be doing it just to show respect for the traditions. However, the tradition of giving gifts has been developing social links for centuries. That’s what we are going to talk about today. We will also take a look at the concept of gifts and...

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How to open UGears Safe

UGears Safe is one of the most highly demanded wooden models for adults from a renowned Ukrainian brand famous for its work-of-art mechanical 3D puzzles. In this article, we are going to help you figure out how to open a UGears wooden lock. What is UGears Safe? This UGears mechanical model allows you to savor building the small wooden safe that can help you keep intact your precious possessions. You can set any lock code to be sure that you are the only one who can unlock it. And if you happen to forget the code, do not worry, the peculiarity of this amazing mechanical model is that you can try picking the...

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Sky Watcher Tourbillon Table Clock

Make a dream come true  X2 The Clockwork Universe theory believed that the Earth and the heavens and all their movements were like a giant clock. And God was a Clockmaker. It was also believed that any phenomena can be explained using Newton's three laws and the principle of universal gravitation. It was only necessary to use mechanical concepts. We at Ugears love them! Therefore, we present the Sky Watcher Tourbillon Table Clock. It is a functional clock in the form of a celestial observatory! Over the years, we've heard requests from Ugears fans to create a functional wooden clock. We have made this dream...

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Black Friday in the US

Everybody in the USA is waiting for Black Friday. Not so long ago great discounts started right after Thanksgiving day. And now many stores lower their prices a few days earlier. Now you can buy the desired product at the lowest price! But hurry up! Because it would be hard to do so during this day.   Why is Black Friday so popular? What associations do you have with the phrase 'Black Friday'? We are sure you think about “great deals and discounts.” This day, Americans take a day off to purchase all from the wish list at the lowest price. Such shopping brings a lot of joy. The prices are much...

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Be All You Can Be!

A unique gift UGears wooden self-assembly models make great gifts that show someone special that you care about them. Receiving one is a pleasant surprise which will let them pass their evening doing something entertaining for the soul and mind. An assembled plywood puzzle will then stay on their desk as a reminder of your special relationship. A hobby to relax the body and the mind Assembling wooden models is a hobby that many active people dive into. After a hard day’s work, it’s relaxing for the body and stimulating for the mind at the same time. This may be one of the reasons why many men and...

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When the studying wore you out: how to rest from intellectual activity

If you are a student of a school, college, or university, you need to work hard, we know. When you return home, all you want is to relax. But there is one problem. You must prepare for lessons again! This situation is familiar to everyone. Sometimes you even don't have enough time to regain your energy. But today we are providing you with some recommendations on how to rest from intellectual activity. If your brain is full of new information, it will soon have the opposite effect. Regular sleeping may not be enough in such situations. After some time, you can face some problems. Apathy can appear. Memory can...

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How to tune a UGears Hurdy-Gurdy

From this article, you will find out how you can build your own fully functional musical instrument, how to tune a UGears hurdy-gurdy and play it like a real musician. 1. What is Hurdy-Gurdy? 2. What notes can UGears Hurdy-Gurdy play? 3. How should UGears Hurdy-gurdy be tuned? 4. What is used to sound the strings on a Hurdy-Gurdy? 5. How do you rosin a Hurdy-Gurdy? 6. Hurdy-gurdy tuning: typical problems and mistakes 7. How hard is it to learn the Hurdy-Gurdy? What is Hurdy-Gurdy? The Hurdy-Gurdy is a musical instrument invented in the 15th century. It produces a bagpipe-like sound...

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