Technique Tuesday - Building Guides

One of the best things about the LEGO community is that we can learn from one another.  Here at BrickNerd, we like to share techniques that we see from builders all around the world. . .

This week's tip isn't really about a particular technique, but more of an invaluable resource. not only has a slew of really cool weapons, instructions and other nifty models to purchase, there's also a ton of really valuable and useful building guides in the free section. I have a print out of all these at the studio, they really come in handy. Click through and grab them, and give the site a good look, it's excellent.

Say Cheese!

Chris McVeigh is back with another brilliant little build. For the seasoned reader you'll recognize this classic camera style, you know, the kind you had to load film into and didn't see your pictures for days, if not weeks or longer. He was also kind enough to share a building guide for it on his website. You can also order it in kit form in several colors, how cool is that?

Classic Camera


When I was in high school I got my first camera, the venerable Pentax K1000. I learned all the principals of photography with that camera, and it holds a special place in my heart. So to see it (or at least a generic contemporary) in brick form from one of my favorite builders was a total squee moment this morning (luckily no one was around). Powerpig presents his latest addition to his mini camera series, the SLR. And the best news is a building guide is in the works so we can all have this little baby on our shelves.

Update: Chris revealed a little secret included in the kit he'll be selling soon, the back opens to reveal the film! The special printed bricks by customBRICKS really completes it.

Mini Camera (SLR)
Inside the Mini Camera (SLR)