Last updated:-
6 Feb, 2017

Links 

Engineering and forums
SADMES Facebook page! - our club Facebook page
Mini-lathe - is an extensive information resource for mini lathes. A Beginners dream.
Model Engineer forum - The main UK forum for general model engineering. Run by the publishers of Model Engineer and Model Engineers Workshop The MEW editor is a regular poster along with some SADMES members. A useful place to go for quick advice.
Home Shop Macihinist forum - the leading American hobby forum run by the magazine of the same name with quite a few UK model engineers posting regularly
Homeworkshop - A free advert site for model engineering tools. Run by 'His Lordship' John S a regular on the above forums. Things often appear here from people who don't do auctions. The site also has a forum that is little used but worth occasional checks.
Modelboats forum - Not as popular as Mayhem linked further down this is the magazine forum.
Madmodders forum - A general moddel engineering forum. The well known Youtube filmer Doubleboost posts on here.
Tracton talk forum - Main UK forum for traction engine builders. Has a number of build threads on popular models.
Watchmaking site - An interesting site for clock & watch makers with details of his work and a information on the tools he uses.
Model engine forum - model engines forum mostly for steam stationary engines.
Scale Hardware - provide model builders and micro engineers with miniature hardware. Based in the USA.
How to make whistles - Whistle making instructions
 
Trains
White ice - Tims excellent site about his pannier tank and how to build a rolling road.
Diary of a Britannia builder - A diary about building a Britannia loco.
CMRA - Chiltern Model Railway Association
Southernfed - Southern Federation of Model Engineering Societies
Blackgates - Blackgates supplier of model engineering components
Antique - Antique steam, a trader in steam models.
Live - Live steam models, a trader in steam models.
Reeves2000 - Model Engineering suppliers
Maxitrack - Model Engineering suppliers
Steam Days - Trader in model steam
Phoenix - Phoenix Locomotives Ltd are produces of model locomotives and rolling stock
Polly - Suppliers to the Model Engineering hobby. Including Locomotive kits
 
Boating
MPBA - Motor Power Boat Association
Howes - Model shop and supplies
Model Boat Mayhem - Loads of stuff for boats including the main boating forum in the uk. They also host a rally each year.
Paddleducks - The home of paddle steamer modelling enthusiasts from around the world
 
IC Engines
Model Engine News - 'The' site for IC Engines
Ron's Model Engines - Ron's site containiing video of his IC Engines running.
Hemingway Kits - A British firm that supplies casting and materials for IC Engines.
 
Local Clubs
Guildford - Guildford model engineering society
NLSME - The North London Society of Model Engineers
HWSME - Harrow and Wembley Model Engineers
IDSME - Ickenham and District Society of Model Engineers
HDSME - Hatfield and District Society of Model Engineers
Luton MBC - Luton Model Boat Club
Welwyn SME - Welwyn Garden City Model Engineering Club
EDMES - Exeter & District Model Engineering Society