Australian Hobby Shops
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Melbourne based hobby store offering expert advice and years of practical experience in model yachting, scale ships and boats. Float-A-Boat provides a comprehensive service to model builders, ship lovers and collectors, from beginner through to expert. A large range of fittings available; download the catalogue (PDF).
- Hearnes Hobbies
Melbourne hobby store with a large range of model ship kits, modelling tools, airbrush supplies and a limited range of scale lumber, brass sheet and shapes.
- HMV - Hamburger Modellbaubogen Verlag
The HMV brand owned by fentens productions stock a range of detailed paper card model kits.
- Marcle Models (UK)
Stock a large range of scale model card kits.
- Metropolitan Model and Hobby Centre
Melbourne hobby store retailing hobby products. They stock all major brands of R/C cars, plastic models, boat kits, paint, tools, military books and videos.
- Miniature Steam Pty Ltd
Melbourne based company producing miniature steam engines, casting sets, model engineering tools and supplies, and a supplier of model boat kits and propellors. They are also the Australian agent for JoTiKa products (Caldercraft, Krick, Nelsons Navy etc.).
- Modeller's Shipyard
Sydney based Australian supplier of historic wooden model sailing ship kits, plans, books, tools, accessories and timbers.
Kits are imported from Europe and we manufacturer our own models with a focus on model ships with relevance to colonial Australian maritime history.
Additionally, they supply a comprehensive range of plans, fittings, accessories and timber for the “scratch builder’ as well as a full range of tools and books on all aspects of model ship building.
They also offer a range of Nautical Gifts for those special occasions or to create a theme for the display of your model.
- Models and Hobbies 4U
The Melbourne based " Models and Hobbies 4U " website is quite new but the hobby shop has been around for a long time with lots of ship building kits, tools and parts; originally in Nudawading the shop is now located in Boronia.
Perth Hobby Shop with links to local clubs.
- Trackside - Hobby supplier in Western Melbourne
Hobby shop and supplies, primarily for the RC car hobbyist but caters for Ship modellers with a range of plastic and wood kits (not listed on their website) located in Melbourne's west (Hoppers Crossing).
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