Years ago many kids were gifted with model kits, to pass the time away. The picture on the outside of the box was always the big inspiration, and one quickly learned it took organization, patience, and a delicate touch to put these models together, let alone paint them. In this electronic age, some of these life lessons are lost and that is a pity.
A company called Amusien has brought ‘modern’ realistic 3D models to the market that are 3-dimensional puzzles, made of metal, can be put together without glue (thank goodness) with a slot and tab design, and are really awesome looking. Some of the categories offered are Science Fiction, Movie & TV, Military, and Architecture themes. These are highly detailed models with textural design and etching, that are best put together using a couple simple tools like pliers. They are very light and won’t take much to bend and break, but they make awesome decorative display pieces.
The 3D Metal Puzzle Scorpion Gunship Aircraft Model Kit above goes for $18.80. The 3D Metal Puzzle Forbidden City Model Kit below goes for $16.80. As you can see the puzzles are rated on assembly difficulty so you know what you are getting into beforehand. Check out all the Amusien 3D model puzzles here.