Category: Lego

All things LEGOs

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…

City of New Orleans

At BrickWorld 2014 I came up with an idea to build the City of New Orleans train in LEGO.  The plan was to take the song and create vignettes based on different verses.  At this year’s BrickWorld I debut the…

Mini photo shoot

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…

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…

Lego Space Sets

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…

487 Space Cruiser

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…