The first modern Ferris Wheel was designed and constructed by George Washington Ferris as a landmark for the 1893 Worlds Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The term Ferris wheel later came to be used generically for all such structures. As of 2012 the Singapore Flyer at 541 feet high is the world's tallest wheel.
Each model features AMAZINGLY detailed laser etching and is laser cut from 11cm square sheeting. Simply pop out the pieces by hand or with wire cutters. Then connect each piece at the attachment points according to the easy to follow instruction sheet included with each model. This can be accomplished by hand or facilitated by using needle nose pliers. Assembly takes 3045 minutes.