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LEGO Modification & Customization

Guides & tutorials on modifying and customizing LEGO elements. If you would like to share your own secrets you may submit your own tutorials! 🙂

LEGO Chinese New Year Modular Restaurant

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We recently discussed the newly released #80113 LEGO Chinese New Year Family Reunion Celebration set featuring a traditional Chinese-style restaurant with a detailed kitchen, reception area, dining room, bathroom, rooftop dining, and more. As we mentioned in the previous article, the size, and level of detail is similar to the LEGO Modular Buildings. And although […] Read more


More Amazing LEGO Friends Custom Figures

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When LEGO Friends was first released back in 2012 there was a lot of curiosity – and even controversy – surrounding this new line of sets developed for girls. Since then LEGO Friends has become one of the most successful and popular themes, along with LEGO Disney Princess and LEGO Elves. All three of these […] Read more


How to make your own LEGO dragon wings

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There is a LEGO builder who goes by the name Nuju Metru who is well known for his fantastic LEGO dragons other fantasy creations, and also his beautiful LEGO Minas Tirith project that has successfully achieved 10,000 votes on LEGO Ideas, and is currently under review for the possibility to become an official LEGO set. […] Read more


Sacrilege – what happens when LEGO burns?

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Okay, let’s make it clear before I get stoned, or before someone get’s a heart-attack; no real LEGO bricks have been harmed in this experiment! :cool: Passionate fans of the LEGO brick often refer to other brick-brands as “clones”, deserved to be wiped off the face of the earth. When picking up a LEGO lot […] Read more


LEGO Friends undergo plastic surgery…

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The new LEGO Friends theme certainly gathered plenty of attention not just from the target audience of little girls, but also from parents, feminists, the media, and adult LEGO fans. It seems like LEGO Friends has been successful so far with both children and parents, feminists quieted down, and adult LEGO fans appreciate the new line for the unique […] Read more


Essential Guide to LEGO Customizing – Part 1

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(Written by ChocoBricks) I have wanted to do something like this for awhile; a guide to LEGO customizing. I have been making LEGO customs for nearly 5 years, and after being in the online LEGO community for nearly 9 years, I wanted to share some of my insight – hoping that someone will benefit from […] Read more


Guide to glued & non-glued magnet minifigs!

Due to reader requests and comments in response to the Glued Magnet Minifig Removal tutorial, I created this guide to LEGO magnets. This is especially relevant because you can still find both glued and- no-glued versions at LEGO’s Online Shop, LEGO stores and other retail outlets. I hope this will help you selecting the magnets that you want […] Read more


Custom LEGO armor tutorial by Lamanda

Have you ever wanted to make your own custom LEGO armor? Here is a step-by-step tutorial from an increadibly talented and artistic young LEGO fan, Lamanda. Lamanda has been creating various custom accessories for LEGO minifigures. You can find many of them in her Bricklink store; Bricks & Customs. Her custom capes and flags are especially beautiful. She also creates hand-painted custom […] Read more


LEGO 4-Juniors minifig customization

Between 2001 and 2004 LEGO released a line of “juniorized” sets called LEGO 4-Juniors. These were aimed at kids who grew out of DUPLO, but may not be ready for regular size LEGO. The sets were simple to build, and included 2-inch tall minifigures – easier to handle for smaller hands, than regular LEGO minifigures. […] Read more


LEGO crown modification

Is your LEGO-king or crown-prince tired of wearing a big crown with a heavy neck-protector? Well, unfortunately LEGO only makes battle-crowns for the rulers of your LEGO kingdom. So, to lighten up their crowns you need to do a little modification. ;) I’m certainly not the first one to customize the crown this way. The […] Read more