The Unofficial LEGO Builder's Guide by Allan Bedford
(Now in Color!)

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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 apartChoose the right pieces and substitute when neededBuild to micro, jumbo, and miniland scaleMake playable board games out of LEGO piecesCreate photo mosaics and curved sculpturesBuild 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!
 

About Allan Bedford

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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.
 
Published October 29, 2012 by No Starch Press. 240 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Education & Reference, Children's Books. Non-fiction

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This book is full of methods, tips, and usable techniques that just about anyone can apply to their own projects.

Oct 09 2005 | Read Full Review of The Unofficial LEGO Builder's...

Gr 4 Up—This handbook is a must-have. Starting with the basic structure, anatomy, and flexibility of the Lego system, readers are taught different building techniques to add stability and ideas to their creations. Much of the book is devoted to the kinds of scale used in the Lego world and provid...

Apr 01 2013 | Read Full Review of The Unofficial LEGO Builder's...

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