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Making decals

22 September 2016
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Making decals

One thing I’ve spent time working on with my LEGO collection is to make my own decals.  Initially the problem I had was that I wanted to do printing in white.  This causes a whole world of problems with most printers in that they do not have white ink.  If I printed on white sticker…

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Mini photo shoot

27 January 2013
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Jim asked me to take some photos of a corner of his Lego layout before he needed to dismantle it (to make room for a new modular building).  Since he had to shift a few existing buildings for the photos he wanted, I used the opportunity to take a few  new shots from different angles.

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2001: Discovery One

29 February 2012
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2001: Discovery One

The Discovery One from 2001: A Space Odyssey was the most ambitious and complicated model I have ever undertaken.  The model has 3,861 pieces and is over 6 feet in length.  I wanted to do something to celebrate both the best movie ever and the history LEGO has with outer space. Instructions I found the…

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Lego Space Sets

27 September 2011
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I continued to research what sets I had growing up as a kid. The LL924 labeled blue 1 x 4 brick was the piece that was unique to the Space Cruiser set. I used the same technique to determine the other 4 sets I have pictured below. The inverted 45 degree 2 x 2 sloping…

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487 Space Cruiser

30 July 2011
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There are two recent events that have rekindled my interest in LEGOs. The first was getting the Emerald Night set. The second was when news.cnet.com published photos from the LEGO Museum in Billund, Denmark. One of the photos they published was of the 1978 Galaxy Transporter set. Cnet claims 1978 is the start of LEGO’s…

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