A Buyer's Guide to Wooden Model Kits

Recently, people have been scrolling through social media for hours within a day and experts suggest putting limitations on it since it hinders individuals from engaging in a more meaningful activity. And as someone who also got hooked by advancements in gadgets and the internet, maybe it’s time to take action and start trying some new fun and interesting hobbies outside your phone screen, like solving a wooden model kit. It would be best to start discovering and enhancing your skills in handicrafts. In this blog, we are going to highlight one of the products that you can try at home, together with friends or families, that will surely indulge you in creativity, imagination, and artistry.

What are Wooden Model Kits?

Wooden model kits have been widely known for its lightweight and durable wood pieces that form intricate designs and patterns of cars, toys, buildings, and other stuff through a hands-on assembly and puzzle-solving. This kind of art is made by the professional artisans with the use of modern technology - from the fine cutting of wooden parts to the three-dimensional (3D) representation of things. Aside from the excellent shapes, patterns, and scales of wooden model kits, they also come with durable adhesive materials and useful tools and accessories to complete the assembly. Plus, they are available in various paints and colours.

The brand name Robotime currently secures a spot among the popular manufacturers of wooden model kits. It has been on the run for years and never disappoints when it comes to quality, top-notch designs, and a wide range of options in different skill levels.

Things to Consider Before Buying Wooden Model Kits

Before buying a wooden model kit for your next project or goal, here’s a list of the factors you need to keep in mind to make sure that you will enjoy and have fun in building and solving:

Interests

It would be best to start thinking of what excites you the most. Is it the vintage cars, musical instruments, or a simple wooden home decor? There is nothing more satisfying than assembling a wooden model kit that will amaze you in the end. Aside from the adrenaline, it will also have you focused during the assembly.

Problem-solving Skill Level

The wooden model kits differ from their difficulty level, especially to people who are only beginners and those who are already pros in building them. If you are just planning to learn the basics in wooden model kits, it would be best to start with the easiest. But if you are into challenging yourself by jumping into a higher difficulty level, you can try the kits with more intricate patterns and designs.  

Size and Scale of the Model

It is safer to choose a wooden model kit based on your preferred dimension. If you are into a minimalistic approach, there are a lot of options for you around 10 x 24 cm when assembled. But if you are looking more for bigness, there are wooden model kits around 28 x 8 cm in size when built. It would be best to think about the scale very well to avoid getting overwhelmed by their sizes when assembled.

Materials and Accessories Included

You have to be mindful when buying wooden model kits, especially in reading and checking the inclusion of tools, accessories, and other materials like screws and adhesives. It will avoid you from getting stressed out in thinking about what tool to use in the middle of the assembly process. Make sure that the wooden model kit has everything you need before purchasing them. You can read them in the manual or in the part where the product details are explained.

Budget-Friendly

When starting a journey in building wooden model kits, it would be best to start with the basics and it means practising on affordable products. One of the factors that hinder people in buying things for their hobbies is the budget, so make sure you have this in mind. But no worries since there are a lot of options on high-quality wooden model kits that only range from $10 and up.

Different Wooden Model Kits from Robotime

Here at Robotime, we have a wide range of wooden model kits that showcase different realistic representations of model images of places, games, and more. To further give an idea about what to expect with us, here’s a highlight of the kinds of wooden model kits we can offer:

STEAM Wooden Kits

ROKR Monocular Telescope 3D Wooden Puzzle ST004 | Robotime Online

We are not only after fun and entertainment, but we also make sure that we contribute to providing educational tools through our wooden model kits. Our products are often used in institutions and learning centres because they find them useful in teaching and practising skills connected to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). We have wooden model kits of Globe, Monocular Telescope, and more.

Wooden Models for Home Decoration

ROKR Owl Clock Mechanical Gears 3D Wooden Puzzle LK503 | Robotime Online

Some of our buyers look for wooden models that they can place on walls or in the corner of a desk. And we also have them covered with our wooden Clock and Pen Holder Calendar. It will be a smooth and sweet assembly journey knowing that the outcome will be seen around the house or level-up a room.

Book Nook Kits

Rolife Holiday Garden House DIY Book Nook Kit TGB06 | Robotime Online

You will get a chance to highlight your bookshelf with us when you choose one of our best-selling book nook kits. They are one of the most popular products we have because of their intricate patterns, shapes, and designs that guarantee a top-notch piece when assembled. Make your favourite books look more interesting by turning our book nook kits as a mark.

Landmark Models

Rolife Night of the Eiffel Tower 3D Wooden Puzzle TGL01 | Robotime Online

The wooden architectural models at Robotime also shine bright. We are highlighting the miniature models of different sites and places that people around the world are aware of, like the Eiffel Tower in Paris. So, if you are a traveller or have a dream place to visit, check out our wooden model kits for architecture to get them close to you.

Wooden Musical Box

ROKR Magic Piano Mechanical Music Box 3D Wooden Puzzle AMK81 | Robotime Online

Musicians and instrument lovers are also welcomed with warm melodies here at Robotime. We offer different wooden models of instruments and music boxes, like Drum Kit, Cello, Electric Guitar, and Gramophone, to level up your love of music. You may start a collection of them one by one, and see how amazing it is not only to play them but also to build an image of them on your own.

Wooden Model Cars

ROKR Steam Engine Mechanical 3D Wooden Puzzle LKA01 (Battery powered) | Robotime Online

Have you seen a vintage car from decades ago? If you are born in this new generation, maybe you still have not yet seen one. We are here to give everyone a glimpse of the type of transportation used from way back. You can build the wooden model of vintage cars, boats, and trains through us.

Conclusion

It may be very confusing when deciding what kind of wooden model kit to buy, especially today when competing brands continuously introduce their newest products in the market. So, to make the decision-making simpler, make sure that you have in mind the things that you have to consider starting from your interests, budget allotted, scales, and the tools included in the kit. If you have found the right one that fits in all of these, then the fun of building will soon start.

Robotime surely caters to almost all of the different wooden model kits you could ever look for. And aside from that, the durability and precise details in patterns and shapes never disappoint. Here, we guarantee cutting-edge quality and impressive assembly experience with our buyers.

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