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70624 Vermillion Invader

Ever since LEGO decided to make Ninjago an evergreen theme, each new season has brought a wealth of awesome colors and elements. The striking red and black color scheme on this mono-tracked vehicle attracted my attention, but it was the new recolors and minifig accessories that made me snatch it off the shelf. Continue reading 70624 Vermillion Invader

31062 Robo Explorer

It’s a new year and there are a lot of new LEGO sets available. Just this last weekend I was at my local store and spotted this little beauty. I have a soft spot for robots, and as any of my fellow builders can tell you: I love bright colors. I added this to the pile ¬†without hesitation. Continue reading 31062 Robo Explorer

Geeky LEGO Crafts


As LEGO grows in popularity, I’ve been amused to watch it intersect with the broader geek culture. My LUG has exhibited twice at our local comic convention (Rose City Comic Con), where I’ve met lots of casual fans that love the bricks but haven’t fallen into the AFOL hobby yet. This new book, Geeky LEGO Crafts, is aimed directly at those geeky hearts!

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Tiny LEGO Wonders


To any regular reader of this blog, it is obvious that I am a big fan of microscale LEGO. I love distilling ideas down and trying to capture their essence with careful parts usage. This beautiful book is full of inspiration and technique for the micro builder and I’m happy to finally get to tell you about it. Continue reading Tiny LEGO Wonders