'Other' Construction and Allied Systems Downloads

Manufax Construction Sets

Manufax was a do-it-yourself construction system in which you cut strips and girders to size and joined them by special clips. It was made in the UK from around 1931 to 1947.

Below there are various manuals/leafets which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.


The Manufax book of models. It refers out to design sheets for each model
(Scans from Jean-Pierre)

The wartime Manufax book of models. It refers out to design sheets for each model
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

The Manufax Handbook of Instructions
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

The Manufax booklet of General Instructions
(Scans from Jean-Pierre)

The Manufax booklet using the special clip for joining parts
(Scans from Jean-Pierre)

The Manufax leaflet listing the various strips and girders available
(Scans from Jean-Pierre)

A Manufax price list
(Scans from Jean-Pierre)

A Manufax price list
(Scans from Urs-Flammer)

The Canadian patent for Manufax
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

The French patent for Manufax
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

The German patent for Manufax
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

The UK patent for Manufax
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

The USA patent for Manufax
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

The Irish patent for Manufax
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

Various photos of the Manufax construction system
(Photos from Urs Flammer)