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Beginner Guides for LEGO Fans

Are you new to the LEGO hobby? Browse this section for useful tips & tricks to get you started! And if you have any questions just ask! ;)

Some tips on parting out & selling LEGO sets

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(Written by Skyward) I was strolling through my local department store and saw two #70803 The LEGO Movie Cloud Cuckoo Palace sets. Aware that this set was becoming hard to find, I decided to purchase them for resale. Knowing that buying LEGO sets for the purpose of reselling (either as a sealed set or by parting […]

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Brick Classifieds – online LEGO marketplace

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If you have been a long-time reader here, you may remember that a few years back we talked about a really helpful LEGO website and community called BrickPicker.com. You can read the article here: LEGO Investment Guide for Sellers & Collectors. BrickPicker is all about watching the price trends of LEGO sets on eBay with […]

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The Art of the Brick by Nathan Sawaya

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There is a recently released LEGO book I have been eyeing for some time, and finally had a chance to read. It is The Art of the Brick: A Life in LEGO by Nathan Sawaya. Most people know Nathan as the guy who quit his job as a lawyer in New York City to create amazing […]

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Win great LEGO books from DK publishing!

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Hopefully all of our readers survived the holiday shopping craze, so whether you are done already or still have some more shopping to do, let’s relax and have some fun. LEGO generously sent us over some really nice LEGO books from DK Publishing, so we will run a little giveaway. Below I will show you […]

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LEGO Brick City, Brick Wonders, Brick Flicks

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Today I would like to show you three LEGO books by LEGO fan and professional LEGO artist Warren Elsmore. The first book is Brick City: Global Icons to Make from LEGO, the second book is Brick Wonders: Ancient, Modern, and Natural Wonders Made from LEGO, and the last book is Brick Flicks: 60 Iconic Movie Scenes […]

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The LEGO Neighborhood Book – review

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There is a recently released LEGO book that I was really looking forward to read. It is called The LEGO Neighborhood Book: Build Your Own Town! by Brian and Jason Lyles. The book is specifically geared towards fans of the LEGO Creator Modular Building style, and since I’m getting my first LEGO Modular Buildings this month, […]

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Projects in Optical & Laser Science with LEGO

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There is a new LEGO book I have been reading, titled LEGO Optics: Projects in Optical and Laser Science with LEGO, written by Grady Koch. Yep, the book is exactly what the title make it sound like; full of interesting science projects using LEGO elements. The background of this book is really interesting. Grady is […]

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LEGO unit & scale converters – handy tools

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If you are building large LEGO dioramas or scale models, a LEGO scale converter can come very handy. For example if you would like to build a scale model of your house, a LEGO scale converter can help you figure out how large each section of the house needs to be when you build it […]

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