Ever since I found part 49309 (2×2 inverted cones to us humans) I knew I needed to build a kebab shop. LEGO tends to use them in official sets as ice cream cones but come on … it’s clearly a big old spinning meat stick. I finally found the time to sit down and build […]
When it comes to building big LEGO arches, options are pretty limited. I wanted to try a different approach with this new tunnel, and avoid using traditional arch pieces if possible.
The old layout had a secret laboratory buried under the road inside a cave; it was pretty much completely inaccessible but was wired up with LEDs which put out a nice visible glow. So when building up the rock modules for the new layout, I figured the lab could find a new home behind one […]
After the layout changes at Christmas, I realised that while the extra space gained from the new baseboards was great, it was still limited to running one train at a time. This was because the back straight was only wide enough for a single track — so a neat solution would be to add an […]
Roadplates are great, but brick built is better! After putting it off for months I finally took the plunge and began work on transforming the roads in my town
The layout went through some major changes over the Christmas holidays as I installed new baseboards and a revamped track layout. Read about the construction process here
I wrote in my previous mountain posts about an idea to build a castle which would sit on top. I’ve always loved castles and there’s no shortage of inspiration, so after spending a few weeks collecting a box full of light grey bricks it was time to get stuck in. I’m actually finishing off this […]
Take a quick look at the process of building a waterfall for the new mountain area
Part III of the mountain series takes a look at building a tower for Majisto
Part II of the mountain series looks at building up a retaining wall and the new valley area
Over the past couple of months I've completely transformed one corner of my layout - take a look!
Over the past couple of months I've completely rebuilt the train station - in this part I'll look at the tunnel area in more detail