The following are a number model or hobby related websites which may be of use:
Laser Cutting and CAD Design
Intentio Design – www.intentio.co.uk – precision CAD design and laser cutting services. Bespoke design, laser cut models and accessories.
The UK Model Shop Directory – www.ukmodelshops.co.uk – a comprehensive list of UK model shops, retailers and manufacturers.
Scale Model Index – www.scalemodelindex.com – a comprehensive list of International model shops, retailers and manufacturers.
RMweb Forums – www.rmweb.co.uk – an invaluable resource for railway modellers.
Mainly Military Forums – www.mainlymilitary.co.uk – a great and useful site for military modelling in all its forms.