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The Monster Series by The Brick Show

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One of my favorite LEGO builders is Tyler Clites (a.k.a. Legohaulic). Tyler is particularly well known for his very expressive brick-built LEGO characters and beautiful spaceships (see his flickr gallery). Recently, Tyler teamed up with The Brick Show to produce a video-series making funny little brick-built characters. They are┬ásomewhat similar to┬áthe now discontinued LEGO Mixels […]

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LEGO Great Ball Contraptions: starting small

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A LEGO Great Ball Contraption (GBC for short) is a machine that passes LEGO soccer balls or basketballs through a series of complex modules – sort of like a Rube Goldberg machine. They require a good deal of planning and engineering skills, and are an interesting challenge for LEGO fans who would like to experiment […]

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Brick Breakdown: LEGO Ideas Caterham

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(Written by William) While I really like the LEGO Ideas line as it is based on models submitted by LEGO fans, I must admit that when the #21307 LEGO Ideas Caterham Seven 620R was announced, I was not particularly thrilled. We already have so many vehicles under the LEGO Creator, LEGO City and LEGO Technic […]

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LEGO Beyond the Instructions video-series

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LEGO has been running a really excellent series on their YouTube channel called Beyond the Instructions. Erik Beck from Indie Machines takes a wide variety of official LEGO sets and transforms them into something even more awesome – usually by motorizing them and making them fly, launch, jump, shoot, and more. Below I have included […]

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LEGO guitars & other musical instruments

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The newly released #10255 LEGO Creator Assembly Square features a music store on the second floor of one of the buildings, however the store only carries a few musical instruments: a drum set, a saxophone, and a couple of guitars. Since there is plenty more room in the store, this is a perfect place for […]

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Build your own working LEGO Nerf gun!

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Nerf guns are admittedly very fun, and it is even more fun to make a Nerf gun out of LEGO. Most of the LEGO recreations don’t actually shoot, or if they do, they are usually made of LEGO Technic pieces. These work well, but LEGO Technic can’t really replicate the chunky style Nerf guns are […]

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LEGO shingles & roofing techniques

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Some of the first LEGO sets were houses, which means that besides basic LEGO bricks, standard LEGO slopes are some of the oldest pieces. The 1×2, 2×2, 2×3 and 2×4 stud slopes, the 2×2 convex corner slope (for outer corners), the 2×2 concave corner slope (for inner corners), and the 1×2, 1×2, 1×3 and 1×4 […]

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LEGO sets with pizzerias & pizza pieces

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I have been working on turning the caf├ę┬áside of the #10255 LEGO Creator Assembly Square into a pizzeria, which got me looking for inspirations, and of course lots of pizza pieces. It is interesting to note that LEGO recently released several pizzeria related sets, which are definitely great resources for both design ideas and useful […]

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