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Forbidden Lego: Build the Models Your Parents Warned You Against!

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It just may be impossible to exhaust the creative potential of LEGO bricks. With an active imagination as your guide, there are endless possibilities-provided you follow the LEGO Company's official (and sensible) rules. This means no cutting or tampering with bricks, creating models that shoot unapproved projectiles, or using non-standard parts with any LEGO product. After all, those little precision-molded ABS bricks can be dangerous in the wrong hands! Well, toss those rules out the window.

Forbidden Lego introduces you to the type of free-style building that LEGO's master builders do for fun in the back room. Using LEGO bricks in combination with common household materials (from rubber bands and glue to plastic spoons and ping-pong balls) along with some very unorthodox building techniques, you'll learn to create working models that LEGO would never endorse. Try your hand at a toy gun that shoots LEGO plates, a candy catapult, a high voltage LEGO vehicle, a continuous-fire ping-pong ball launcher, and other useless but incredibly fun inventions.

Once you get into the spirit, you'll want to try inventing your own rule-breaking models. Forbidden Lego's authors, share tips and tricks that will inspire you and help you turn your visions into reality. Nothing's against the rules in this book!

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Written by a former master LEGO designer, this full color book contains projects that break the LEGO Company's rules for building with LEGO bricks: rules against building projects that fire projectiles; cutting or gluing bricks; and using non-standard parts. Many of these are backroom projects that LEGO's master designers build under the LEGO radar, just to have fun. Learn how to build a catapult that shoots M&Ms; a gun that fires LEGO beams; a continuous fire ping-pong ball launcher; and more! Tips and tricks will give you ideas for inventing your own creative model designs.

Synopsis:

Written by a former master LEGO designer, this full-color book contains projects that break the LEGO Company's rules for building with LEGO bricks--rules against building projects that fire projectiles, cutting or gluing bricks, and using non-standard parts.

About the Author

Martin Hudepohl, a.k.a. Xubor, built his first LEGO guns in the early 1990s and has been developing ever-more sophisticated models since. He is a freelance programmer, who also composes original music. He lives in Germany.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781593271374
Author:
Ulrik Pilegaard and Mike Dooley
Publisher:
No Starch Press
Author:
Dooley, Mike
Author:
Pilegaard, Ulrik
Author:
Hudepohl, Martin
Subject:
Models
Subject:
LEGO toys.
Subject:
Crafts-Model Making
Subject:
lego
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
July 2007
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
10.00 x 8.00 x 0.53 in

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Written by a former master LEGO designer, this full color book contains projects that break the LEGO Company's rules for building with LEGO bricks: rules against building projects that fire projectiles; cutting or gluing bricks; and using non-standard parts. Many of these are backroom projects that LEGO's master designers build under the LEGO radar, just to have fun. Learn how to build a catapult that shoots M&Ms; a gun that fires LEGO beams; a continuous fire ping-pong ball launcher; and more! Tips and tricks will give you ideas for inventing your own creative model designs.
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Written by a former master LEGO designer, this full-color book contains projects that break the LEGO Company's rules for building with LEGO bricks--rules against building projects that fire projectiles, cutting or gluing bricks, and using non-standard parts.
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