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Maybe it's because the motors are exposed and all the moving parts are visible; maybe it's the smell of cut grass mixed with petrol fumes; maybe it's because they make a lot of noise. Or maybe it's just because they're an integral part of the New Zealand weekend ritual. But whatever it is, motor mowers are an enduring fascination (especially for small boys!)

This model was made as a gift for someone whose husband is involved in landscape gardening and turf care. It was made from aluminium, brass and wood.