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AF-1840

Learn circuit basics with these fun electronic blocks! These 46 blocks contain enough transistors, resistors, wireless microphones, and electronics buzzers to run up to 150 different experiments. They require no special tools and allow you to build anything from a lie detector...

AF-1845

Ever wish you were a member of The Jetsons? While you can't travel to the year 2062, you can buy your very own desktop robot vacuum cleaner and at least feel like you've been transported to a futuristic utopia of tidy tabletops. It changes directions when it bumps into objects...

AF-1844

The Delta Twister is a build-it-yourself lightweight flying machine that's perfect for both amateur flight enthusiasts and amateur makers. The Delta Twister flies either by a wound up rubber band or a small electric motor that propels its dual-plastic wings to flap rapidly thr...

AF-1843

Of all my inventions, I liked the phonograph the best." - Thomas Edison

AF-1842

The spiritual successor to The Mini Strandbeest, this kit uses physicist/artist Theo Jansen's technique to create an elegant walking rhinoceros!

AF-1841

The spiritual successor to The Mini Strandbeest, this kit uses physicist/artist Theo Jansen's technique to create an elegant walking robot!This bipedal robot is propelled in the same way as the The Strandbeest - without electricity or batteries and only by the power of the win...

AF-1835

Theo Jansen's Strandbeest walks around leisurely, propelled naturally by the wind flowing through its turbines. Now you can build and enjoy your very own miniature version - a small Strandbeest that glides gracefully across surfaces without electricity or batteries.The Strandb...

AF-1846

This Twin Cylinder Steam Engine Kit has everything you need to make your own old school V-type steam engine. This kit is a great way to both learn about how steam engines work and brush up on your mechanics. It's perfect for makers, train enthusiasts, or a classroom demonstrat...

AF-1832

Shredders unite! This handmade Mini Electric Guitar has a built-in amp and speaker. The strings on this 320mm guitar can be installed and tuned the same way as a normal sized guitar. The built-in amp and speaker output a powerful distortion sound, and an external amp can also ...

AF-1834

Delve into the traditional Japanese art of origami and produce softly lit origami paper. You can make a lampshade using either a square-folded shade or a polygonal shape and then switch between different color lights! Each of the three LED colors can be dimmed individually or ...

AF-1823

The Gakken Twin Lens Reflex Camera is perfect for anyone who loves photography or electronics. This highly portable camera, when assembled, has a unique appearance with a pair of vertically arranged lenses. The upper lens is used to set the view, angle, and focus the camera, w...

AF-1812

Experience a favorite feudal Japanese time-piece by building your own beautiful dual-foliot, Edo-period Japanese mechanical clock!

AF-1811

Decorate your walls with 10,000 bright stars with this Pinhole Planetarium Kit from Gakken's series of Science for Adults kits! The Pinhole Planetarium uses a small light bulb and a micro-perforated dodecahedron to cast the stars, galaxies, and constellations of the northern h...

AF-2032

Gakken is back with a large mechanical hand! The Gakken Auto-Writing Machine is the new monthly kit from the folks over at Gakken.  It's a hand that, when you stick a pen into its holder, will write either the Japanese character for 'A', a peace sign, or the name 'Tosa.'

AF-2333

Pianists? No! Pannists? Yes! Educate yourself on the sounds of Trinidad and Tobago with Gakken's Steel Drum Kit. Put together a four-note steelpan with an 1/8th inch output and ride the soundwaves down to the Caribbean islands.

AF-2332

Make music, write music, and sing along with the world's most famous virtual vocaloid pop-star in a ribbon synthesizer. Introducting the Pocket Miku by Gakken!