The LEGO Trains Book


Author: Holger Matthes
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 1593278489
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 248
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Learn the model-making process from start to finish, including the best ways to choose scale, wheels, motors, and track layout. Get advice for building steam engines, locomotives, and passenger cars, and discover fresh ideas and inspiration for your own LEGO train designs. Inside you'll find: -A historical tour of LEGO trains -Step-by-step building instructions for models of the German Inter-City Express (ICE), the Swiss “Crocodile,” and a vintage passenger car -Tips for controlling your trains with transformers, receivers, and motors -Advice on advanced building tech­niques like SNOT (studs not on top), micro­striping, creating textures, and making offset connections -Case studies of the design process -Ways to use older LEGO pieces in modern designs For ages 10+

The Lego Trains Book


Author: Holger Matthes
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 9781593278199
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 233
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While the LEGO company's official line of trains is one of their most popular themes, official sets can be limiting-and expensive. Many model railroad fans want to build custom creations without the confines of official LEGO sets. For these serious fans, The LEGO Trains Book offers a comprehensive, photographic journey with building instructions that is sure to feed their passion. With full-colour, step-by-step instructions on building specific trains, track layout, and advanced aesthetic techniques among many other things.

Getting Started with LEGO Trains


Author: Jacob H. McKee
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781593270063
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 101
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McKee, who has been building with LEGOs since he was a boy, gives budding engineers everything they need to know to build trains, from setting up tracks to designing custom freight cars.

LEGO Neighborhood Book

Build Your Own LEGO Town!
Author: Brian Lyles,Jason Lyles
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 1593275714
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 204
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In The LEGO Neighborhood Book, you’ll create buildings with real-world details like cornices and facades, and try your hand at interior design by filling your buildings with furniture and light fixtures. Then add the finishing touches to your models with plants, traffic lights, scaffolding, and park benches. Snap together a few houses, shops, and apartment buildings to create your own neighborhood! Inside you’ll find: * Complete, step-by-step instructions for four multistory buildings * Dozens of inspiring ideas to use in your own models * Mini builds for a recliner, old-time lamp post, traffic light, and more * A gallery of the authors’ designs For ages 10+

The Big Book of Trains


Author: National Railway Museum
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
ISBN: 9781465453617
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
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From the first locomotive built in 1804 to the high-speed bullet train, The Big Book of Trains is the perfect book for kids who love trains. Packed with amazing facts and photographs of trains around the world, The Big Book of Trains covers the history of trains and train travel. Different types of trains are featured on their own spreads, and each page features multiple images to give a close-up view as well as informative text about each train. See the differences among monorails, passenger trains, and TGVs. Learn about pistons, fireboxes, boilers, and coupling rods, and find out exactly what they do to help the train travel down on the tracks. See key features of each train model and discover the difference between steam trains and diesels. Find out how trains are designed for certain jobs and tasks, including mountain trains, snow trains, and freight trains. Look at the biggest and fastest trains in the world. With incredible pictures and informative text, The Big Book of Trains is the essential book for young readers who want to know everything about trains.

How to Build Brick Cars

Detailed LEGO Designs for Sports Cars, Race Cars, and Muscle Cars
Author: Peter Blackert
Publisher: Motorbooks
ISBN: 0760361231
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 192
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Build--Learn--Customize--Play! The World's Best Cars In The Palm Of Your Hand. Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, start your engines and bust out your bricks! How to Build Brick Cars is here for the inner creative person in us all. Featuring over a dozen fully realized builds of classic and contemporary sports cars, race cars, and muscle cars, How to Build Brick Cars features a range of levels to challenge both brick newbies and the veteran block-slingers far and wide. Inside, readers will find detailed, full-color illustrations and step-by-step instructions for such classic and contemporary vehicles like the 1932 Ford V-8 Roadster, Datsun 240Z, 2016 Le Mans Ford racer, Ferrari 250 GT California, Jaguar E-Type coupe and convertible, Ford F150 Raptor, Bugatti Veyron, and the iconic Porsche 911. The vehicles represent a range of manufacturers such as GM, Chrysler, Bugatti, and more, from many of the world's most exciting automotive manufacturing countries (the United States, England, Germany, France, Italy, and Japan). Featuring informative and historical text about each car and designed exclusively by Ford Motor Company vehicle designer Peter Blackert, How to Build Brick Cars will keep you busy from the flip of the first page to the end of the race track!

The LEGO Architecture Idea Book

1001 Ideas for Brickwork, Siding, Windows, Columns, Roofing, and Much, Much More
Author: Alice Finch
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 1593278705
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 232
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Take your creations to the next level with The LEGO Architecture Idea Book! These clever building tips will give you endless inspiration for making your own amazing mansions, castles, houses, spooky shacks, and more. Every chapter includes ideas for creating architectural elements like columns, doors, windows, and walls. But rather than providing step-by-step instructions, the book includes helpful photography from every angle that shows you how to achieve the look, adapt it to your build, and make it your own. Learn how to: -Build amazing walls that break the mold, with brick-and-mortar effects, weathered walls, and loose bricks -Recreate structural effects like timber framing, soaring towers and turrets, shingled roofs,clapboard siding, and more -Elevate your models with “stained glass”, intricate color patterns, and tumble-down wear-and-tear -Use pieces like croissants, snakes, and goblets to make unique architectural ornamentation Bursting with clever ideas, The LEGO Architecture Idea Book will show you how to turn your buildings into impressive, realistic structures.

The LEGO Adventure Book, Vol. 1

Cars, Castles, Dinosaurs and More!
Author: Megan H. Rothrock
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 1593274793
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 200
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Unleash your imagination as you journey through the wide-ranging world of LEGO building with The LEGO Adventure Book. This inspiring tour is filled with bright visuals, step-by-step breakdowns of 25 models, and nearly 200 example models from the world's best builders. Learn to build robots, trains, medieval villages, spaceships, airplanes, and much more. Whether you're brand-new to LEGO or have been building for years, this book is sure to spark your imagination and motivate you to keep creating!

The Art of LEGO Scale Modeling


Author: Dennis Glaasker,Dennis Bosman
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 1593276931
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 204
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The Art of LEGO Scale Modeling displays amazing, fan-built LEGO recreations of real-life vehicles, showing off every amazing detail with high-quality photographs. You'll love poring over dozens of models, including Formula 1 racers, construction vehicles, ships, trains, airplanes, and all kinds of trucks. Authors Dennis Glaasker and Dennis Bosman share their own impressive LEGO models as well as highlight models from builders around the world. The Art of LEGO Scale Modeling also includes tips and tricks that describe the design and building process.

Beautiful LEGO 3: Wild!


Author: Mike Doyle
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 1593276990
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 232
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Scenes from nature spring to life in Mike Doyle's latest curated collection of LEGO art, Beautiful LEGO: Wild! From botanical marvels to adorable critters—such as a sea otter family made from 3,500 LEGO pieces—every page is sure to delight the artist and naturalist in all of us. Interviews with LEGO masters from around the world give you a glimpse into the inspiration behind these incredible works of art. Discover amazing landscapes, insects, mythical creatures, and more, all within the enchanting pages of Beautiful LEGO: Wild!

The LEGO Architect


Author: Tom Alphin
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 1593276133
Category: Architecture
Page: 192
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"The perfect book to turn your childhood LEGO® collection into a legitimate (and seriously fun) adult pastime." —Finn MacLeod, Arch Daily "Stunning...be the Corbusier of LEGO." —Wall Street Journal "For many budding architects the first step on the road to blueprints and T-squares is a trip to the toy store. The models are sure to motivate future architects—or future LEGO artists—to get building." —Architectural Digest Travel through the history of architecture in The LEGO Architect. You’ll learn about styles like Art Deco, Modernism, and High-Tech, and find inspiration in galleries of LEGO models. Then take your turn building 12 models in a variety of styles. Snap together some bricks and learn architecture the fun way!

The LEGO Build-It Book, Vol. 1

Amazing Vehicles
Author: Nathanael Kuipers,Mattia Zamboni
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 1593275412
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 136
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With just one collection of LEGO bricks, you can build any of these 10 models—from the simple Go-Kart to the intricate Rescue Truck. Handy tips and advanced building techniques will inspire you to create your own amazing models for even more fun! –Off-Roader –Go-Kart –Muscle Car –Stroller –Multi-Purpose Truck –Historic Racer –Classic Car –Wheel Loader –Street Rod –Rescue Truck

Train

The Definitive Visual History
Author: DK
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1465436588
Category: Transportation
Page: 320
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Train is a glorious celebration of all things train and track, tracing the history of the railroad and the role of trains, from the first steam engines to today's high-speed bullet trains. Featuring DK's trademark brilliant photography, Train catalogs the development of trains from early steam to diesel engines and electric locomotives, explores in detail iconic trains such as the Fairy Queen, Orient Express, and Javelin, and chronicles the cultural backdrop against which railroads were built around the world.

Build It! Trains

Make Supercool Models with Your Favorite LEGO® Parts
Author: Jennifer Kemmeter
Publisher: Graphic Arts Books
ISBN: 1513261150
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: N.A
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This series of visually rich instruction books for LEGO® creations is perfect for children ages 5 and up. Inside Build it! Trains, you'll find a range of creative models to put together, created using the LEGO® Classic sets 10693 and 10695, or bricks or bricks that LEGO® obsessives may already have at home. Each book in this interactive series contains 3-5 “dioramas” featuring a diverse range of models. Full color, step-by-step diagrams guide you through the process, enhancing the fun.

The Unofficial LEGO Builder's Guide


Author: Allan Bedford
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 1593270542
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 344
View: 3927

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Presents a guide to constructing toys, miniature buildings, and art projects with LEGOs, covering topics such as scale, bonding patterns, model designs, grids, mosaics, games, tools, and techniques.

Stop That Train!


Author: Ace Landers
Publisher: Scholastic Incorporated
ISBN: 9781338260533
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 24
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An all-new illustrated storybook with poster insert featuring the newest LEGO(R) City toy sets!

LEGO® Ninjago: Book of Secrets


Author: Egmont Publishing UK Staff
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781405288026
Category:
Page: 144
View: 3549

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What would you do if you were famous? What's your favourite food? What elemental powers do you have? YOU DECIDE in this LEGO� Ninjago Book of Secrets, filled with fun activities, thought provoking questions and lots of space to doodle! This fantastic book comes with an add-on Lloyd minifigure to build! Join the LEGO� Ninjago Masters of Spinjitzu! There are hours of fun to be had with Kai, Zane, Cole, Jay, Lloyd and Nya as their wise leader Sensei Wu trains them in the greatest of all martial arts.

Steam Train, Dream Train 1-2-3


Author: Sherri Duskey Rinker
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452154570
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 20
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Cuddle up with the beloved animal friends from the bestselling Steam Train, Dream Train and count on lots of fun! Little train enthusiasts will love counting from one to ten along with the dreamy train cars!

Lego Pop-Up


Author: Matthew Reinhart
Publisher: Scholastic Incorporated
ISBN: 9780545881043
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 10
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The first ever LEGO(R) pop-up book! Matthew Reinhart creates another spectacular pop-up book, this time telling the LEGO(R) story with equal amounts facts, fun, and adventure! Packed with a variety of features- pop-ups, pull tabs, turning wheels and more, this "fun-formative" book will be a delight for both LEGO(R) and pop-up fans alike.

Factastic: A LEGO Adventure in the Real World (LEGO Nonfiction)


Author: Penelope Arlon
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 1338095722
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 176
View: 3512

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LEGO just got Factastic! Find out everything you ever wanted to know about the world, with a little help from smart LEGO minifigures, little LEGO stories, awesome LEGO illustrations, and amazing real-world photographs. Discover how long it would take to fly to Pluto, who invented potato chips, where an octopus keeps its brain cells, when the first video game was played, why stars shine, and much, much more. Factastic is bursting with information about almost every subject under the sun, from Vikings to volcanoes, rain forests, to robots, pirates to planets. Amaze your family and impress your friends with cool facts, awesome stats, and some completely bizarre did you knows. Then, be inspired to create your own LEGO builds. Factastic is a fantastic treat for LEGO fans of all ages!