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Thursday, July 29, 2010

Sunday, July 25, 2010


Rootjun posted this rendition of Howl's Moving Castle from the Miyazaki movie of the same name.

Friday, July 23, 2010


Adam Reed Tucker, creator of the LEGO Architecture sets, is currently displaying his work at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC. Kim Yanoshik recently visited the exhibit.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

New set news - Tower Bridge

Via Toys N Bricks, the next major world landmark set from LEGO is going to be 10214, Tower Bridge. No word yet on price point or release date, but this looks like it will be an epic set.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Brandenburger Tor

Okay, I have a complaint. LEGO Design by Me is absolutely impossible to search. Max Niebling has gone and uploaded his great Brandenburg Gate design and then ordered it as a custom set, but I have no idea how someone else could order this for themselves. The administrators of the Design by Me section of should really come up with a way to highlight some of these great designs, rather than make you wade through random MOCs. Anway, enough grousing, check out this great rendition of the Berlin landmark.

Max has a number of additional landmarks designed in microscale. I hope he goes on to produce many of these in true ABS form.

Monday, July 19, 2010

Hong Kong

Several builders from Hong Kong have entered the 2010 Hong Kong LEGO competition sponsored by EastTouch. Chiukeung's offering, Hong Kong - a city of charm shows many sites of the city in micro form.

Friday, July 16, 2010

Oil spill

Oil refinery MOC by Jennifer Heaton, on display at the June TwinLUG meeting. Max Braun took a nice overview photo, and here are a couple of close-ups of the refinery.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

LEGO blogging

I started a topic on LEGO blogging over on Classic-Castle. I'd like to invite anyone, particularly if you have your own blog, to add your thoughts. If you're not a member of Classic-Castle, it's really easy to sign up, just fill in a few blanks and within a day a friendly site admin :) will approve you.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Little in Japan

Andrew Becraft has built a series of Micropolis Tokyo modules, complete with rampaging Godzilla-like-monster, for the 'Big in Japan' display at the upcoming BrickCon.

Friday, July 09, 2010


I'm not sure if I blogged this previously or not, but Akunthita has a really clever parts use in her church.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Monday, July 05, 2010


The newest LEGO Store just opened in Rockefeller Plaza in downtown New York. While most LEGO stores tend to have the same miniland-scale models on display, in addition to assembled sets, this store has a number of New York themed creations at a variety of scales - large sculptures, miniland characters, minifig scale scenes, and even microscale. Here we see the Statue of Liberty, the Guggenheim and the Manahattan skyline.

Sunday, July 04, 2010

Star Wars

YU has (you have?) a series of Star Wars MOCs, including this nice Turbo Tank.

Happy Fourth of July

When, in the course of human events... 234 years ago today at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, here reproduced by Arthur Gugick, the US was founded. Happy Fourth!

Saturday, July 03, 2010


Robiwan Kenobi has a great series of Trucks. I particularly like the articulated bus (I know, it's not a truck, but that's what he called the folder).