UGears: Globus by UGears is a wooden model kit recommended for ages 14+.
When you're looking for the perfect present for adventure-craving loved ones, you want to get them everything. While that's not realistic, why not get them a model of everything with the UGears Globe? This mechanical model of the Earth is the ideal gift for anyone who loves puzzles and travel.
This model features a wooden globe on a platform that conceals a rubber-band motor. Thanks to the motor, you can wind up your 3D Globus puzzle by moving a lever letting it go to watch the globe spin around. As the Earth moves, don't just look at the rotating continents; observe the gears sliding past each other as the motor runs.
If you've never constructed a model before, don't worry. The directions are straightforward enough that anyone over 14 should be able to complete the Globus. Still, assembling more than 180 parts into a model globe should keep you busy for a few afternoons.
Model Size: 8.3 x 7.3 x 7.3 in
Package size: 14.6 x 6.7 x 1.3 in
Number of parts: 184
Assembly Time: 5 hours