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Exclusive mechanical models made of metal. For interior design, education and as a gift, toy, gadget, watch, meccano, game, kit
Exclusive mechanical models made of metal. For interior design, education and as a gift, toy, gadget, watch, meccano, game, kit
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From the most ancient times, we’ve been attracted by items made with soul, sense and idea. People put a lot of effort into design and technological advances of cars, mechanisms, planes and steam engines. Even after lots of time these items still captivate our minds just like the mechanical automatons of the past and figures by such wizards as Peter Carl Fabergé. Their inventions are presented in museums and exhibited in private collections.
 

In the modern world, due to modern technologies there is a possibility to become a wizard by yourself and you personally can create something as attractive and innovative.

That’s why we have set the goal to create the most beautiful construction set in the world. The set  ,which you can easily assemble into a mechanical piece of art. Time for machine is the first exclusive construction set worth your attention. 

We have already had a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2017. It was our first step, when we showed our first four models and fulfilled our obligations. Since that time we have fine-tuned our product, removed all shortcomings, reached better results in designing and assembling the models.  

It's time to assemble
It's time to assemble
It’s time to Construct
It’s time to Construct

Time For Machine is a new perspective in the world  of construction sets - unique models made of metal, which you can personally assemble. 

Each model has a detailed instruction in several languages. However, the assembling process will be much easier if you watch our video instructions.  These video lessons will help you with mechanics and STEM 101.
                   Inside the package you’ll see the special black envelope divided into sections. Special plates with metal parts will be inside. They're produced by chemical etching method and have smoothed and safe edges. Due to the special connections all parts can be easily separated from the plate. Parts can be easily bent by hands.  In special the bottom compartments there are gears made of thick metal and a block with spring . Some models have special plywood moulds which can help to adjust the form of some elements of the model. 

Each model can be assembled by using only tiny pliers. Parts are connected with each other with the easy twist of eyering. We also offer a set of professional assembling tools, which include 2 different types of pliers, 2 files and polishing cloth. 

Dazzling Steamliner
Dazzling Steamliner

All our models are mechanical and have their own story. Movement of a gear wheel is movement of life. Covered in bright armor this mechanism will become a real centerpiece of your interior and a useful gift to a friend. 

  • The rapid train moves on the rails by the mechanical spring. 
  • The plane moves propellers from the mechanism in its base.
  • Cars have clockwork mechanism and a steering system. 
  • You can open the hood and see the way the mechanism works. 
  • The Timer keeps the time.
  • The Tank overcomes the obstacles. 

The ideal construction set shouldn’t only be  attractive but also move beautifully. 



Heavenly Hercules
Heavenly Hercules
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Dazzling Steamliner


Model of a steamliner from universe of steampunk and dieselpunk, which resembles historical steamliners,  which were covered in a sleek aerodynamic body. 

These steamliners looked futuristic and fascinating. Dazzling steamliner is a top product of our company.  The model is driven by a mechanical spring. From the top and side you can observe the movements of gear-wheel and flywheel inside the train. Layout of the wheels reminds the famous Union Pacific Big Boy. The wheelbase of the locomotive is 4-12-6. Model scale is 1:64. The width of rail is 24 mm. Coal tender can be unhooked from the locomotive.

Heavenly Hercules

A visionary plane remains the plane with the largest wingspan. Eight motor flying boat made of metal. The plane works from a mechanism in   its base. A special mechanical formula allows all propellers to move simultaneously. You can take the plane off the base and study it thoroughly. The model is exciting to the viewer. The scale is 1:300.  

Royal Voyager

An American dream car. A shining metal sedan of the era of big engines and rock stars of the 70s. The model has opening trunk and doors. You can raise the hood and learn more about the structure of the engine. The car looks elegant on an office desk. If you wind up the handle in the engine block and turn on the start lever, it will drive. 

Marvel Tank 2

Updated version of the Marvel Tank. Optimized assembly. A model of the tank from the times of the First World War, made in a completely peaceful patterned style. Self-propelled machine that overcomes obstacles with its shiny tracks. Driven by a mechanical spring. Scale 1:56

Size 141*49*65 mm

Glorious Cabrio 2

Elegant cabrio with a long hood and hidden drive mechanism. The car is powered by a mechanical spring. It has a steering wheel that rotate the wheels. It’s possible to open the trunk, hood and even the glove box. Easy to assemble but very beautiful model. An excellent gift for lovers of elegant things.

Mysterious Timer 2

A small  and beautiful clockwork  that works up to 1 hour. The alarm will sound at the end of time. Mysterious Timer 2 is an updated version of the timer that has a simplified design for assembling. This model will work longer than any other similar timer. It allows you to watch the clock ticking clockwork for a long time.   

Silver Bullet

 Rapid sport car from the past - in the form of XXth century international car races winner. Open monocoque and wind in the face. 

At the bottom of the body you can see the open tie rods that go to the front wheels. Under the hood are beautiful engine gears. Elegant version of the retro racing car which is powered by mechanical spring. 

Hot Tractor

 The tractor is created on designs of k700 heavy tractor. It is easy to assemble the model because it doesn’t have a spring. Inside this model is a mechanism which rotates from the wheels when the tractor is moving. The tractor has a realistic swivel rear axle. You can open the hood and learn more about the engine. The tractor also opens the cab doors. 

Perfecto Card case


It's an elegant business card box. Pressing the lever opens the lid. The model is easy to assemble. It allows you to store business cards in a standard size from 5 to 9 cm. 

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Brief description of our pledges. Here you can learn more about all the rewards and models, to get the best model for yourself. Oh, yes...All our models are the best! Choose any and you will have the absolute perfection in the modeling world! 

In this section you will find all the technical information about each set. And inspire yourself one more time, while watching video about the most beautiful construction set in the world!


Video about Auto set

Video about Double set

 Video about All Vehicle set.

 Video about Hercules mono set

 Video about double set + bullet

 Video about Steamliner mono set

 Video about Big Double set

Video about Full set

More information about add-ons

You can assemble models with any small pliers. But if you want to get the Time for Machine Professional Tool Set - you can add it for only 15 dollars.
                   The set consists of  2 different types of pliers and 2 special files.

Attention! In some sets the toolset is already included for free. If you add  the toolset to your reward - you don't have to pay extra funds for delivery. The delivery of toolset is free. 

Every Full Set reward has free option for  the engraving of your name on a Dazzling Steamliner (train) or Heavenly Hercules (plane).  You can also add this option for extra 20 USD to the price of the reward and engrave your name on Dazzling Steamliner (train) or Heavenly Hercules (plane) models. The length of the inscription is not more than 12 characters. We will do a survey where you can specify which particular phrase or name to engrave on the model. This will happen after the end of the campaign.  

ATTENTION! This option is available only in sets with Dazzling Steamliner (train) or Heavenly Hercules (plane) models.

Also you can add-on any model plus shipping costs


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It's time for team
It's time for team

Our team consists of engineers, designers and technologists. More than 20 people work for Time for Machine in total. 

Time for Machine company was founded in 2016. We have already had one successful kickstarter project in 2017. There were very few people in the team in those years. During the further development and execution of the previous Kickstarter we grew and gained experience. We replaced laser cutting production with chemical etching. This made the models much better and the edges of the parts safer. We redesigned the packaging and made it comfortable and elegant. 

Several experienced designers joined our team from my past “Ugears” project. I would like to remind everyone that Time for Machine is a completely new project that has nothing to do with Ugears. 

All this has led to the fact that we have a wide range of models and experience in their production.

Freedom. Wisdom. Interaction. 

Our team
Our team

 We develop our models in Ukraine and also now we have a team in the USA. 

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Risks and challenges

What we have:

1) Our own manufacture and many years of experience in business project management. We are confident in our ability to create original assembly models and bring joy to all those who supported us.

2) Experience in delivery and international transportation.
3) We have a well thought out plan how to proceed after the end of the project.
4) Our main marketing strategy is based on a true passion for mechanics and love for our work.

Our team is constantly engaged in developing of natural innovative models. This project is an extension of what we have achieved till now.

Our team is continuously working on new fascinating ideas for metal models. Current project will broaden and develop further what we have already achieved. With the support of Kickstarter – your support – Time For Machine can cross the borders of one country and offer our models to the world.

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    Perfecto Card case

    It's an elegant business card box. Pressing the lever opens the lid. The model is easy to assemble. Allows you to store business cards in a standard size of 5-9 cm Maximum card size 95*53 mm.

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    • Perfecto Card case
    • Beautiful package
    • Paper instruction
    • Video guide how to assembly
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    Hot Tractor

    Tractor is created on designs of a heavy tractor k700. It is easy to assemble the model because it does not have a spring drive.

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    • Metal Model Hot Tracktor
    • Video guide how to assembly
    • Beautiful package
    • Paper instruction
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    Mysterions Timer 2

    A small, beautiful clockwork that can be started for a certain period of time, up to an hour of work. At the end of the timer, the alarm will sound.

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    • Video guide how to assembly
    • Paper instruction
    • Metal Model Mysterions Timer 2
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    Silver Bullet

    Rapid sports car from the past - in the form of winners of international car races of the beginning of the century. Open monocoque and wind in the face.

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    • Beautiful package
    • Metal Model Silver Bullet
    • Video guide how to assembly
    • Paper instruction
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    Glorious Cabrio 2

    Elegant cabrio with a long hood under which the mechanism that drives the machine is hidden. The car is powered by a spring. Has a functional steering wheel which can be rotated wheels.

    Includes:
    • Metal Model Glorious Cabrio 2
    • Paper instruction
    • Video guide how to assembly
    • Beautiful package
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    Marvel Tank 2

    Updated version of the Marvel Tank. Optimized assembly. A model of the tank from the times of the First World War, made in a completely peaceful patterned style.

    Includes:
    • Metal Model Marvel Tank 2
    • Video guide how to assembly
    • Paper instruction
    • Beautiful package
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    Royal Voyager

    An American dream car. A shining metal sedan of the era of big engines and rock stars of the 70s

    Includes:
    • Metal Model Royal Voyager
    • Paper instruction
    • Video guide how to assembly
    • Beautiful package
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    Heavenly Hercules

    A visionary plane, which remains the plane with the largest wingspan. Eight motor flying boat made in metal. The plane works from a mechanism in it’s base.

    Includes:
    • Metal Model Heavenly Hercules
    • Your personal engraving 12 symbols
    • Video guide how to assembly
    • Paper instruction
    • Beautiful package
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    Dazzling Steamliner

    Model of a steamliner from universe of steampunk and dieselpunk, which resembles historical steamliners, which were covered in a sleek aerodynamic body.

    Includes:
    • Metal model Dazzling Steamliner
    • Rails 100cm
    • Paper instruction
    • Video guide how to assembly
    • Your personal engraving 12 symbols
    • Beautiful package
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    Auto set

    Includes:
    • Metal Model Royal Voyager
    • Metal Model Glorious Cabrio 2
    • Metal Model Silver Bullet
    • Beautiful package
    • Paper instruction
    • Video guide how to assembly
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    Double set

    Includes:
    • Metal model Dazzling Steamliner
    • Metal Model Heavenly Hercules
    • Video guide how to assembly
    • Free engraving - your personal phrase 12 symbols
    • Beautiful package
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    All Vehicle set

    Includes:
    • Metal Model Royal Voyager
    • Metal Model Glorious Cabrio 2
    • Metal Model Silver Bullet
    • Metal Model Marvel Tank 2
    • Metal Model Hot Tracktor
    • Free toolkit
    • Free engraving - your personal phrase 12 symbols
    • Paper instruction
    • Video guide how to assembly
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    Hercules mono set

    Includes:
    • Metal Model Heavenly Hercules
    • Metal Model Silver Bullet
    • Metal Model Royal Voyager
    • Metal Model Marvel Tank 2
    • Free toolkit
    • Paper instruction
    • Video guide how to assembly
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    Double set + bullet

    Includes:
    • Metal model Dazzling Steamliner
    • Metal Model Heavenly Hercules
    • Metal Model Silver Bullet
    • Rails 100cm
    • Paper instruction
    • Video guide how to assembly
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    Steamliner mono set

    Includes:
    • Metal model Dazzling Steamliner
    • Metal Model Marvel Tank 2
    • Metal Model Glorious Cabrio 2
    • Metal Model Silver Bullet
    • Paper instruction
    • Video guide how to assembly
    • Free toolkit
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    Double set + Marvel Tank 2 + 100cm Rails

    This is special pledge based on multiple requests from our much-loved-community

    Includes:
    • Metal model Dazzling Steamliner
    • Metal Model Heavenly Hercules
    • Metal Model Marvel Tank 2
    • Rails 100cm
    • Paper instruction
    • Video guide how to assembly
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    Big Double set

    Includes:
    • Metal model Dazzling Steamliner
    • Metal Model Heavenly Hercules
    • Metal Model Royal Voyager
    • Metal Model Marvel Tank 2
    • Metal Model Silver Bullet
    • Free toolkit
    • Free engraving - your personal phrase 12 symbols
    • Paper instruction
    • Video guide how to assembly
    • Beautiful package
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    Full set

    Includes:
    • Metal model Dazzling Steamliner
    • Metal Model Heavenly Hercules
    • Metal Model Royal Voyager
    • Metal Model Silver Bullet
    • Metal Model Glorious Cabrio 2
    • Metal Model Marvel Tank 2
    • Metal Model Hot Tracktor
    • Perfecto Card case
    • Beautiful package
    • Rails 100cm
    • Free toolkit
    • Free engraving - your personal phrase 12 symbols
    • Paper instruction
    • Video guide how to assembly
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    Silver double set — Early Bird

    Includes:
    • Metal Model Heavenly Hercules
    • Metal model Dazzling Steamliner
    • Metal Model Silver Bullet
    • Video guide how to assembly
    • Paper instruction
    • Rails 100cm
    • Free toolkit
    • Free engraving(12 symbols) Dazzling Steamliner
    • Beautiful package
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    Full set — Early Bird

    Includes:
    • Metal Model Silver Bullet
    • Metal Model Hot Tracktor
    • Metal Model Glorious Cabrio 2
    • Metal Model Royal Voyager
    • Metal Model Mysterions Timer 2
    • Metal Model Marvel Tank 2
    • Free engraving(12 symbols) Dazzling Steamliner
    • Free engraving(12 symbols) on Heavenly Hercules
    • Metal Model Heavenly Hercules
    • Metal model Dazzling Steamliner
    • Perfecto Card case
    • Paper instruction
    • Rails 100cm
    • Video guide how to assembly
    • Free toolkit
    • 9 beautiful package
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    Full set — Early Bird(special)

    Includes:
    • Metal Model Silver Bullet
    • Metal Model Hot Tracktor
    • Metal Model Glorious Cabrio 2
    • Metal Model Royal Voyager
    • Metal Model Mysterions Timer 2
    • Metal Model Marvel Tank 2
    • Free engraving(12 symbols) Dazzling Steamliner
    • Free engraving(12 symbols) on Heavenly Hercules
    • Metal Model Heavenly Hercules
    • Metal model Dazzling Steamliner
    • Perfecto Card case
    • Paper instruction
    • Rails 100cm
    • Video guide how to assembly
    • Free toolkit
    • 9 beautiful package
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