Metal Earth

Metal Earth Penny-Farthing Bicycle 3D Metal Kit


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This early bicycle design called the Penny-farthing was first produced about 1870. It used an enlarged front wheel instead of gears to create greater speed and a smoother ride. It was the first machine to be called a bicycle.

Number of sheets: 2
Difficulty: Moderate
Assembled Size: 3.42" x 1.18" x 2.87"
Ages 14 and up.

These amazingly detailed DIY models start as 10cm square steel sheets and finish as amazing 3-D models. Use the easy-to-follow instructions included with the sheet to pop out the pieces, bend the tabs, and connect them at the attachment points.