Hobby & Engineering Supplies - an MBA company

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Balsa Wood Categories


Balsa Wood - Assortment Packs
Balsa Wood - Assortment Packs


Delivery Surcharges May Apply on Selected Items

Balsa sizes are approximate only.

There is also a good range of Balsa Wood - Assortment Packs on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Balsa Wood - Dowel
Balsa Wood - Dowel


Round section dowel. Delivery Surcharges May Apply on Selected Items

This surcharge covers the protective packing required for shipping. Items over 1000mm long will require courier door to door delivery. Balsa sizes are approximate only. A $10.00 surcharge will apply to all orders of Balsa Wood delivered. Balsa Sheets, Block, Dowel, Leading Edge, Rectangle, Square.

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There is also a good range of Balsa Wood - Dowel on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Balsa Wood - Leading Edge
Balsa Wood - Leading Edge


Leading edge for aircraft use. Delivery Surcharges May Apply on Selected Items

This surcharge covers the protective packing required for shipping. Items over 1000mm long will require courier door to door delivery. Balsa sizes are approximate only. A $10.00 surcharge will apply to all orders of Balsa Wood delivered. Balsa Sheets, Block, Dowel, Leading Edge, Rectangle, Square.

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There is also a good range of Balsa Wood - Leading Edge on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Balsa Wood - Square
Balsa Wood - Square


Square section in longer lengths 900mm plus. See block for short lengths. Delivery Surcharges May Apply on Selected Items

This surcharge covers the protective packing required for shipping. Items over 1000mm long will require courier door to door delivery. Balsa sizes are approximate only. A $10.00 surcharge will apply to all orders of Balsa Wood delivered. Balsa Sheets, Block, Dowel, Leading Edge, Rectangle, Square.

Related Information:

There is also a good range of Balsa Wood - Square on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Balsa Wood - Trailing Edge
Balsa Wood - Trailing Edge


Trailing edge for aircraft use. Delivery Surcharges May Apply on Selected Items

This surcharge covers the protective packing required for shipping. Items over 1000mm long will require courier door to door delivery. Balsa sizes are approximate only. A $10.00 surcharge will apply to all orders of Balsa Wood delivered. Balsa Sheets, Block, Dowel, Leading Edge, Rectangle, Square.

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There is also a good range of Balsa Wood - Trailing Edge on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Screws - Wood - Brass
Screws - Wood - Brass


Brass wood screws for models


There is also a good range of Screws - Wood - Brass on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Inserts - Self Tapping - For Wood - Hex Drive
Inserts - Self Tapping - For Wood - Hex Drive

Also see combined categories:
All Self Tapping Inserts
All Self Tapping Inserts for Wood

Threaded inserts are screwed into preformed or predrilled holes and cut own threads into the wall of permanent installations.

Die Cast Zinc Alloy. Knife thread cuts easily into a predrilled hole. Inexpensive inserts for use in ready to assemble furniture, drawer pulls etc. Installs with a hex wrench.

There is also a good range of Inserts - Self Tapping - For Wood - Hex Drive on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Inserts - Self Tapping - For Wood - Hex Drive - Flanged
Inserts - Self Tapping - For Wood - Hex Drive - Flanged

Also see combined categories:
All Self Tapping Inserts
All Self Tapping Inserts for Wood

Threaded inserts are screwed into preformed or predrilled holes and cut own threads into the wall of permanent installations.

Die Cast Zinc Alloy. Knife thread cuts easily into a predrilled hole. Inexpensive inserts for use in ready to assemble furniture, drawer pulls etc. Installs with a hex wrench.

There is also a good range of Inserts - Self Tapping - For Wood - Hex Drive - Flanged on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Propellers - Plane - Nitro - 2 Blade - Wood
Propellers - Plane - Nitro - 2 Blade - Wood

Also see combined categories:
All Plane Propellers
All Nitro Plane Propellers

Includes pusher and standard propellers


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There is also a good range of Propellers - Plane - Nitro - 2 Blade - Wood on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Nuts - Blind
Nuts - Blind

Also see combined categories:
All Nuts

Blind nuts - Tee nuts.

Put steel threads in soft materials like wood without counterboring.

There is also a good range of Nuts - Blind on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Inserts - Self Tapping - For Plastics - Steel
Inserts - Self Tapping - For Plastics - Steel

Also see combined categories:
All Self Tapping Inserts

Threaded inserts are screwed into preformed or predrilled holes and cut own threads into the wall of permanent installations.

Provides a strong wear and vibration resistant thread. Low volumes can be installed by winding in with a bolt through the threaded centre. Large volumes can be installed with hand installation tools (Sold Seperately). Hole sizes are reference only. Can variey on batchs. Optimum hole size is to be determinded through experimentation. A 60o countersink is required for flush mounting. Use with plastics, light metal alloys or hard wood. Made from steel with zinc chromate finish.

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There is also a good range of Inserts - Self Tapping - For Plastics - Steel on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Inserts - Self Tapping - For Plastics - Stainless Steel
Inserts - Self Tapping - For Plastics - Stainless Steel

Also see combined categories:
All Self Tapping Inserts

Threaded inserts are screwed into preformed or predrilled holes and cut own threads into the wall of permanent installations.

Provides a strong wear and vibration resistant thread. Use of installation tool recommended. Low volumes can be installed by winding in with a bolt through the threaded centre. Large volumes can be installed with hand installation tools (Sold Seperately). Hole sizes are reference only. Can variey on batchs. Optimum hole size is to be determinded through experimentation. A 60o countersink is required for flush mounting. Use with plastics, light metal alloys or hard wood. Standard made from 303 stainless steel. Quantity orders can also be supplied in Brass or 316 Stainless.

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There is also a good range of Inserts - Self Tapping - For Plastics - Stainless Steel on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Plywood - Aircraft Grade
Plywood - Aircraft Grade

Also see combined categories:
All Plywood

No Delivery available on these items.

This surcharge covers the protective packing required for shipping. Not all items can be delivered.

There is also a good range of Plywood - Aircraft Grade on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Plywood and MDF - Hobby Sheets
Plywood and MDF - Hobby Sheets

Also see combined categories:
All Plywood

Lauan Hobby Grade. No Delivery available on these items.


There is also a good range of Plywood and MDF - Hobby Sheets on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Assortment Kits - Various
Assortment Kits - Various


Springs - O-Rings - Shafting - Circlips - Gears - Chain - Machine Keys - Nuts - Bolts - Shim - Screws - Washers - Roll Pins - Woodruff Keys - Cotter Pins - E-Clips - Fuses - Grease Nipples - Hitch Pins - Clevis Pins


There is also a good range of Assortment Kits - Various on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Wire - Steel - Spring - Music Wire - Short Lengths
Wire - Steel - Spring - Music Wire - Short Lengths

Also see combined categories:
All Spring Wire

SAE 1090 Spring Steel. Includes inch and metric sizes.

Shipped in straight lengths on wooden backing board. Metric and imperial.

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There is also a good range of Wire - Steel - Spring - Music Wire - Short Lengths on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Games - Children
Games - Children

Also see combined categories:
All Games and Gadgets

Batik, bendomino, bingory, catz ratz and batz, chekov, chicky boom, coocoo, cosmic cows, dominoes, froggy boogie.

Quality wooden games and more. Goblett Gobblers - Design Your Own Board Game - Pengoloo. Kangaroos and Koalas - Quack - Quoridor - Speedy Eddie. Katamino - Splash Attack - Sputnik - Think Twice. Magic Pen - Zimbbos - Zippy Dice.

There is also a good range of Games - Children on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


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Freight Rates
Terms and Conditions
Privacy Policy

Registered Australian Company: Hobby & Engineering Supplies Pty Ltd (ABN 54 125 001 541)

Hobby and Engineering Supplies offers 6254 products in 399 categories including low priced hobby bearings, screws, brass and aluminium rod and tubing, shim - see the full listing in the Online Catalogue. We have excellent Freight Rates within Australia and worldwide. We offer a choice of delivery with a signature required, or cheaper options with no signature required. The no signature required options are at the customer’s risk once the goods leave our store.

Using the links throughout this site you will find extensive information including catalogues, technical data, and other product specific information. We sell our products worldwide through our online store and our overseas freight rates are competitive for fully traceable courier delivery.

Hobby and Engineering Supplies is part of MBA Group offering a select range from the MBA Group catalogue.

Hobby and Engineering Supplies products are not authorised for sale into the USA or Canada due to the reluctance of Australian insurers to provide product liability insurance into those two countries.

Information on this website is Copyright Hobby and Engineering Supplies 1997. All rights reserved.

Freight Rates
Terms and Conditions
Privacy Policy

Registered Australian Company: Hobby & Engineering Supplies Pty Ltd (ABN 54 125 001 541)

Hobby and Engineering Supplies offers 6254 products in 399 categories including low priced hobby bearings, screws, brass and aluminium rod and tubing, shim - see the full listing in the Online Catalogue. We have excellent Freight Rates within Australia and worldwide. We offer a choice of delivery with a signature required, or cheaper options with no signature required. The no signature required options are at the customer’s risk once the goods leave our store.

Using the links throughout this site you will find extensive information including catalogues, technical data, and other product specific information. We sell our products worldwide through our online store and our overseas freight rates are competitive for fully traceable courier delivery.

Hobby and Engineering Supplies is part of MBA Group offering a select range from the MBA Group catalogue.

Hobby and Engineering Supplies products are not authorised for sale into the USA or Canada due to the reluctance of Australian insurers to provide product liability insurance into those two countries.

Information on this website is Copyright Hobby and Engineering Supplies 1997. All rights reserved.