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From buckets to bins: How to sort a lot of Lego

This article looks at strategies to sort a lot of Lego bricks efficiently, and different ways to store your bricks once they are sorted. I explain the process I used to sort 60 pounds of Lego before separating most of it into their original sets.


Lego Architecture Studio 30-day challenge

Update: The 30-day challenge described in this article took place in 2013. These early experiences inspired me to write the The LEGO Architect, a bestselling book which was published by No Starch Press in...


A Burning Man story

I arrived at Burning Man with CJ, my best friend from college on Tuesday night. He had never been, and I had only been once before, 9 years ago. I knew that attendance has...


The National Park Checklist

I worked on Amy’s birthday present for about a week, using source material from the National Park Service to create a detailed map and checklist of the 58 National Parks administered by the National Park...