Erik at Afrigadget.com has an interesting post up about a Kenyan metal craftsman named Phillip Isohe, who builds wonderful little models of planes and buses in his spare time. Snip from post:
This seems to be an extension of what many of us did while growing up in Africa – building wire, or tin can, cars. What's most interesting is the excruciating attention to detail that he puts into each one. In fact, they each have motors with working lights, steering, engine and interiors.