Category: LEGO

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Getting excited for Brickcon Seattle 2014, October 4-5

BrickCon 2014 is coming soon; this October 4-5 at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall. See some of the highlights from past years, and get a sneak peek of a model that I’m planning to display for the first time at the convention.

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The best fan-made LEGO architecture models

I’ve collected the best fan-made LEGO Architecture models into several galleries on Pinterest organized by style. Find some amazing models you’ve never seen before, and get inspired to create something new. (When you do, send me a link!)

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A look at the Unreleased Trevi Fountain LEGO Set #21020

I really enjoy the sets in the LEGO Architecture series, and I am especially excited by the upcoming “Trevi Fountain” set. Rather than simply wait for the set to come out, I wanted to get a sneak peek at the build by trying to build sections of the model without a list of parts included in the set, or any instructions. I also wanted to see if there are any rare or expensive parts hiding in this set.

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Movie Review: “Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary”

A review of this documentary which explores the broad world of LEGO, including the amazing projects which Adult LEGO enthusiasts are building around the world. I was lucky enough to see an early showing of the film at the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF).

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Top 5 LEGO Architecture sets (under 50$)

Looking for an inexpensive gift for someone who loves LEGO or Architecture? Please consider my bestselling book, The LEGO Architect. It explores 7 architectural styles, featuring amazing LEGO models, inspiration photos of real buildings,...

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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.

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LEGO Ruler and Sorting Tool

This article is the second in the series about buying and selling used Lego. I don’t know about you, but I can easily distinguish a 1×2 from a 1×3 at a glance, but I...