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Useful Resources for LEGO Fans

Tips and resources for serious LEGO fans! If you would like to share something that you feel would be valuable for our readers submit here! ­čÖé

LEGO stress-tests & other experiments!

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Using LEGO pieces to build mechanical creations is a popular hobby, as evidenced by all the crazy and impressive contraptions featured on LEGO forums, blogs, and YouTube channels. LEGO themselves runs a very interesting series on their own YouTube channel titled Beyond the Instructions, featuring all kinds of LEGO-built machines. We talked about them here […]

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How to motorize the LEGO Hogwarts Express

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When we talked about the new LEGO Harry Potter sets, we mentioned that, unfortunately, the #75955 LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Express is not set up for motorization right out of the box. Some LEGO trains come with all Power Functions elements included (like the LEGO City trains we talked about previously). Some LEGO trains don’t […]

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Illuminated & animated billboards for LEGO

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LEGO customizer BrickStuff is known for making very high-quality light-kits for LEGO sets and custom creations. Many of the lighted LEGO displays you find online and at LEGO conventions are powered by BrickStuff lights. The uniqueness of BrickStuff is that their lights are so tiny and their wires so thin that they can fit inside […]

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LOMO – the LEGO compatible coding game

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There is an interesting LEGO-related project on Indiegogo that I was recently made aware of. LOMO is an interactive coding game introducing children to all four elements of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) by using a LEGO-compatible robot, control board, and coding bricks, but without the need of an app or other screen-based software. LOMO […]

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LEGO Monthly Mini Model Builds for 2018

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As we discussed just about a year ago (see: Discover a Unique Section of the LEGO Shop), the updated version of the Online LEGO Shop has a section titled “Discover”, that gives you quick access to the websites of the LEGO Life app, LEGO Education, LEGOLAND Parks, a list of recently retired sets, and instructions […]

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LEGO robots & mechs by Chobbybots

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Building LEGO robots and mech-suits has been a favorite pastime of many LEGO fans. Robots and mechs combine the mobility of the human body, the power of machines, and the sophistication of technology. And, they are a perfect match for LEGO. In fact, LEGO themselves released lots of robots and mechs through the years; the […]

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Building 3D LEGO models with MecaBricks

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(Written by Thomas┬á– BrickProject) There are a number of design tools to build LEGO models digitally, including LEGO’s own LEGO Digital Designer, LDraw, MLCad, Stud.io by BrickLink, and MecaBricks. These powerful programs allow you to design LEGO models either via your browser or through a downloadable software, create parts-lists and shopping lists for your model, […]

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Brickset Document Library LEGO treasures

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Brickset.com and BrickLink.com are two of the most useful and helpful resources for LEGO fans who want to delve deeply into the hobby. BrickLink is known as the unofficial online LEGO marketplace, and it is definitely the best place for buying and selling anything related to the LEGO hobby. BrickLink also has the most comprehensive┬ádatabase […]

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