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LEGO Building Techniques

Learn basic & advanced building-techniques with LEGO elements! Would you like to publish your own tutorials? Submit your entry here! 🙂

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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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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Custom LEGO instructions by TheBrickLab

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I have been looking at enhancing the interior of some of the LEGO Modular Buildings, and was looking for some inspiration. One of the resources I ran across was a YouTube channel with step-by-step instructions for some simple but very nicely designed models, so I thought to share it with you. The channel is called […]

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Tips for building large geometric LEGO models

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(Written by William) Being a fan of LEGO, chances are you’ve seen the work of Nathan Sawaya by now. His artwork features fantastic designs while only utilizing basic LEGO bricks. Most of us have never had the opportunity to work with that many LEGO pieces at one time, so it can be hard to grasp […]

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LEGO Creator Assembly Square customization

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As we discussed earlier this month (see press-release here: LEGO Creator Assembly Square Press-Release), the next set in the LEGO Modular Buildings line is going to be the #10255 LEGO Creator Assembly Square. This is a particularly special set in the collection, because it commemorates the 10th anniversary of the LEGO Modular Buildings, and because […]

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LEGO tutorials by Back Room Builder

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I recently discovered a very interesting YouTube channel that focuses on LEGO building techniques. I found the tutorials very helpful and enjoyable, so I thought to share them with you. The name of the channel is Back Room Builder, and is run by a LEGO fan who goes by the name Durazno33. The channel was […]

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How to build LEGO trees – more techniques

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Building realistic vegetation with LEGO is one of the hardest skills to master, as square plastic bricks and organic shapes found in nature are as far from each other as they can be. There are some ready-made LEGO flowers, leaves, and vines that can help decorate a landscape, but to realistically represent the beauty and […]

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