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Creating Angled Designs with LEGO Bricks

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(Written by William) LEGO elements, especially bricks and plates, are often viewed as being incredibly square. They create great straight lines, but when it comes to angles, you often need to hunt down a specialized facet brick or wedge plate for the job. Well, what if I told you there are ways to angle your […] Read more

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Second Look at the LEGO Townhouse Pet Shop & Café

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LEGO fans often talk about the most exciting new sets, but from time to time, it’s worth looking at older sets that have become fan favorites. Some of these sets are popular because they are fun to build, or because they look great on display, or they may offer a great selection of useful parts, […] Read more

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LEGO VIDIYO BeatBoxes Review

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As you may remember from our previous discussions, the new LEGO VIDIYO theme is all about combining physical LEGO elements with augmented reality to make music videos. You download the free app, choose from the app’s music library, scan your Bandmate and BeatBits (printed 2×2 tiles) from the LEGO VIDIYO sets, and you can record […] Read more

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LEGO Brick Separators, Tile Remover Tools & More!

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The original LEGO brick separator was introduced in 1990 and was produced until 2011. It was the first dedicated tool that was made specifically for separating LEGO plates and removing tiles. It saved many LEGO elements from tooth marks, and many teeth from getting chips and cracks. This first version of the brick separator came […] Read more

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Turning the LEGO Medieval Blacksmith into an Inn

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(Written by Geneva – gid617) When I reviewed the #21325 LEGO Ideas Medieval Blacksmith (see: LEGO Medieval Blacksmith Review), a reader suggested in the comment section that this set might look good turned into a tavern. The idea got me excited, so I gave it a shot! First, let’s start by taking another look at […] Read more

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Periodic Table of LEGO Colors V2.0

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You might remember that a few months ago we talked about an interesting product called the First Periodic Table of LEGO Colors. LEGO fans are often confused about the names and availability of LEGO colors, especially the rare and unusual ones. Correctly identifying LEGO colors can also be a challenge for those who buy and […] Read more

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LEGO Ideas Medieval Blacksmith Set Modifications

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(Written by Geneva – gid617) A week or so ago, I reviewed the #21325 LEGO Ideas Medieval Blacksmith, and toward the end, I pointed out a few things that I didn’t like so much about an otherwise fantastic set. Of course, the beauty of LEGO is that if you don’t like it, you can rebuild […] Read more

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The First Periodic Table of LEGO Colors

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There is a BrickLink store located in Hungary named We Love What You Build (or WLWYB for short) that recently released what they call the First Periodic Table of LEGO Colors. I have been reading about this unique product on social media sites, and it seems that LEGO fans are very excited about it, so […] Read more

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Control LEGO Powered Up Elements Via Twitch!

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I have been recently contacted about a very interesting project that I thought to share with you today. Students from Anderson University in Indiana have been working on open-source software to interact with LEGO Powered Up elements via Twitch chat using a Raspberry Pi. The project was inspired by a question on Bricks Stack Exchange […] Read more

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Building Custom LEGO Mosaics with LEGO Art Sets

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The LEGO Art collection introduced many LEGO fans, as well as people who are now to LEGO, to the art of mosaic building. The sets cost $120 each and give you lots of options for different designs and combined models. With the #31197 LEGO Art Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe set, you can build one of […] Read more

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