Rebrick Superhero Cover Competition

Recently I fell upon a notice that Rebrick was putting on a building challenge.  The challenge is to build a favorite comic book cover featuring Superman, Batman, and/or Wonder Woman, or create one of your own.  I’ve never entered a building challenge before but it sounded like fun and theme was definitely for me.  The only thing rule that it must contain one of the “Big 3” characters.  Other than that, it was up to the imagination (and only LEGO bricks).  The following are my entries into the contest and it’s original comic. Read more

Build A Lego Table (w help from IKEA)

Lego DressupI think having kids is just an excuse for us to go back and play with the toys that we grew up with.  I admit it.  I love to play with Lego, and I proudly got my daughter into playing with it as well.  As you start to gain more sets of Lego, you will find that you don’t really have a place to play with them.  Sure you have the carpet, but are you willing to lose pieces to the vacuum cleaner?  There’s the kitchen table, but you know you’re going to have to tear it all down before dinner starts.  So what do you do?  You turn to the internet and see what others have done!

I’ll admit, this idea is not solely my own.  I give full credit to Angry Julie for this little gem.  But the reason I’m posting my version is because I found a way to improve on her design that I thought might benefit others. Where she (and many others on the internet) have glued down the Lego baseplates I opted to use magnets.  This way we could switch out the Lego baseplates and create different scenes. Read more