Brian Young’s

AUSTRALIAN HAWKER’S WAGON

The Guild of Model Wheelwrights never fail to impress with their wonderful models. This model is by Brian Young, finished just in time for the 2013 Midlands Model Engineering Exhibition. Perhaps best known for his agricultural models, Brian’s output does extend wider. Not forgetting the 1,000+ wheelbarrows all to the same design, but each in a different wood. This evocative model is of an Australian hawker’s wagon in 1:12 scale. It’s not difficult to imagine the excitement generated when one of these arrived in a remote area. The design is one which combines the usual wheelwrights skills with those of the miniature  furniture maker, for all those drawers and cupboards filled with essentials. Not to mention cooperage, and metalworking for the pots and pans.