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Unofficial LEGO Builders Guide

2nd Edition

Allan Bedford



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01 August 2017
What's the difference between a tile and a plate? Why isn't it a good idea to stack bricks in columns to make a wall? How do you build a LEGO mosaic or build at different scales? You'll find the answers to these and other questions in The Unofficial LEGO Builder's Guide.

Now in full color, this brand-new edition of a well-loved favorite will show you how to--Construct models that won't fall apart -Choose the right pieces and substitute when needed -Build to micro, jumbo, and miniland scale -Make playable board games out of LEGO pieces -Create photo mosaics and curved sculptures -Build a miniature space shuttle, a minifig-sized train station, and more Of course, the real fun of LEGO building lies in creating your own models-from choosing the subject to clicking that final brick into place. Learn how in The Unofficial LEGO Builder's Guide.

Includes the Brickopedia, a visual dictionary of nearly 300 of the most commonly used LEGO elements!
By:   Allan Bedford
Imprint:   Miscellaneous
Country of Publication:   United States
Edition:   2nd edition
Dimensions:   Height: 236mm,  Width: 178mm,  Spine: 12mm
Weight:   594g
ISBN:   9781593274412
ISBN 10:   1593274416
Pages:   221
Publication Date:   01 August 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
WHAT THE LEGO(r) COMMUNITY IS SAYING ABOUT THE UNOFFICIAL LEGO(r) BUILDER'S GUIDEDedicationAcknowledgmentsIntroductionChapter 1: The LEGO System: Endless PossibilitiesChapter 2: Back to Basics: Tips and TechniquesChapter 3: Minifig Scale: Oh, What a Wonderful Minifig World It Is!Chapter 4: Miniland Scale: The Whole World in MiniatureChapter 5: Jumbo Elements: Building Bigger BricksChapter 6: Microscale Building: More Than Meets the EyeChapter 7: Sculptures: The Shape of Things to BuildChapter 8: Mosaics: Patterns and Pictures in BricksChapter 9: Putting It All Together: Where Ideas Meet BricksChapter 10: Beyond Just Bricks: Other Ways to Enjoy the LEGO HobbyBrickopediaDesign Grids: Building Better by Planning AheadColophonA Note from the IllustratorUpdates

<p>Allan Bedford is a lifelong LEGO fan and builder whose most ambitious model is a 5,000-piece replica of Toronto's famed CN Tower. An avid photographer, Bedford spends his time chronicling the streets and people of his adopted hometown, Toronto.

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