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LEGO Technic Flying Train

LEGO Technic Flying Train

LEGO engineering master Yoshihito Isogawa shows off a simple, but impressive creation. This circular train track has a ramp with an open end, and a pivoting motor drive in the center. As the train car increases in speed, it takes flight, and manages to nail the landing every time.

LEGO Stranger Things Byers House

LEGO Stranger Things Byers House

LEGO enthusiast Finn aka Mr.MOCsProductions built a diorama of the Byers’ house from Stranger Things that comes complete with its Upside Down equivalent, which naturally is upside down and below the normal house. Check out Finn’s build log here.

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360º LEGO Train Factory Ride

360º LEGO Train Factory Ride

BananenBuurman takes us on another fun ride on one of his LEGO railway constructions, this time taking a trip through his Grandpa’s factory, as tools, wood, and workbenches loom large. Want your own LEGO railway? Hit Trixbrix, and use code “crazybananen” for 10% off.

LEGO SpaceX Collection Concept

LEGO SpaceX Collection Concept

LEGO Ideas members Valerie Roche and Matthew Nolan’s SpaceX Ultimate Collection consists of 1,583 pieces. It lets you build the Falcon 9, the Falcon Heavy and the launcher. It also comes with a cargo ship, the Dragon spacecraft and Musk’s Tesla Roadster.

LEGO Technic Metronome

LEGO Technic Metronome

While mechanical metronomes have gone the way of the dinosaur for most, we still find these old school rhythm keepers fascinating. Mr. Smith’s LEGO Models shows off a build which uses Technic parts to replicate the functionality, complete with an adjustable interval.

LEGO Voltron Set

LEGO Voltron Set

From the LEGO Ideas proposal comes the official LEGO Voltron set! It has the five lions from the 80’s cartoon, which combine to form a 15″ Voltron. The mech form’s head, shoulders, arms and wrists are posable. The 2321-piece set drops 8/1/18 with limited availability at SDCC.

LEGO Hasselblad Camera Concept

LEGO Hasselblad Camera Concept

LEGO Ideas member helenfigures made this proposal for a life-size LEGO kit of the Hasselblad 503CX film camera. Her kit has a working viewfinder, a frame counter and a film winder. She hopes to make it possible to actually take pictures with the camera.

LEGO Batcave & Wayne Manor

LEGO Batcave & Wayne Manor

LEGO custom minifig creator Waller Customs built a LEGO version of Bruce Wayne’s mansion that sits on top of an equally detailed Batcave. The gigantic creation is fully lit. It stands over 6 feet tall and is made of around 100,000 LEGO pieces. More on The Brothers Brick.

The LEGO Movie 2 (Teaser)

The LEGO Movie 2 (Teaser)

The Second Part finds our heroes living in a Mad Max-esque world, acknowledging that everything was not awesome after the insanity that was Taco Tuesday. Gotta love how minifigs are subject to more consequence than most movie heroes these days.

LEGO DC Super-Villains

LEGO DC Super-Villains

The Justice League has disappeared, replaced by heroes from a parallel universe. Join forces with the Joker, Harley Quinn, Lex Luthor and more to oust these pretenders in this open-world action game. Make your own baddie and unlock new powers and abilities.

LEGO Technic Bugatti Chiron

LEGO Technic Bugatti Chiron

LEGO teamed up with hypercar maker Bugatti to create this incredible 1/8th scale, 3,599-piece replica of the Chiron, which measures 22″ long, and features details like an active rear wing, a working suspension, gearbox, and a W16 engine with pistons that move.

Harder, Better, LEGO, Faster, Stronger

Harder, Better, LEGO, Faster, Stronger

LEGO builder TECHNICally Possible shows off a neat machine that’s designed to display the lyrics from Daft Punk’s Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger in sync with the track. The big mechanical rig aims a GoPro at a LEGO sculpture using Mindstorms tech.

LEGO Architecture Statue of Liberty

LEGO Architecture Statue of Liberty

The LEGO Architecture 21042 Statue of Liberty depicts America’s iconic statue along with its intricate pedestal. The statue includes the golden torch, crown and tablet. The set consists of over 1,685 LEGO pieces. Drops 6/1/18, in plenty of time for Independence Day.

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LEGO TRON Action Stands

LEGO TRON Action Stands

JK Brickworks shows off a slick custom build he made as a companion piece to the recently released LEGO TRON light cycle set. His creation brings the two bikes to life by rocking them side to side. Want one for yourself? Grab the bikes, then grab the build instructions.

LEGO Air Force One

LEGO Air Force One

A look at one of the most incredible LEGO models we’ve ever seen – a 36 foot-long replica of the US presidential 747 jumbo jet. Apparently, it was built from a 1 million bricks. The model has been making the rounds at LEGO expositions in Poland since 2016.

LEGO Train on a Real Bridge

LEGO Train on a Real Bridge

With help from drone pilot Bitmaster2000, YouTuber BananenBuurman captured this fun footage of a crazy long LEGO train track he set up in the middle of the Netherlands’ famed Moerputtenbridge, a 1900+ foot-long bridge that was used to carry actual trains until the 1970s.

Giant LEGO Bulldozer

Giant LEGO Bulldozer

LEGO fan Matt Denton managed to 3D print another jumbo-sized version of a classic LEGO Technic kit – their 1979 bulldozer model. Just like the original, this supersized version was assembled from nearly 400 parts. Unlike the original, this one took 600 hours to print.

Custom LEGO Pinball Machine

Custom LEGO Pinball Machine

Bre Burns of Renegade Bricks shows off Benny’s Spaceship Adventure, a pinball machine for LEGO purists. She built it from over 15,000 LEGO, Technic, and Mindstorms components, and no glue, screws, or other trickery was used. More at Brothers Brick.

LEGO Car Factory

LEGO Car Factory

LEGO builder Daniele Benedettelli created a working miniature car assembly line. It can pick and place the requested body colors, then snaps the car together. The tiny factory was designed as a test bench for Eclipse Papyrus, a language for automation and industrial processes.

LEGO Breakfast Machine

LEGO Breakfast Machine

Now that The Brick Wall has cleared the snow and swept the floors, he deserves a hearty breakfast. Good thing he’s an expert LEGO builder, and was able to fabricate a pair of machines to cook up and serve some crispy bacon and a sunny-side up egg.

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Stüda LEGO-compatible Furniture

Stüda LEGO-compatible Furniture

Designed by Studio Nine for Moow, Stüda is a pair of cabinets that are minimalist yet can be turned into a loud and bright centerpiece. That’s because their outer surfaces are covered by Corian that’s been machined with LEGO-compatible studs.

LEGO Kinetic Flight Sculptures

LEGO Kinetic Flight Sculptures

Jason over at JK Brickworks came up with this fun idea – a kinetic sculpture which features two airplanes flying through the air. After lots of positive feedback, he created an alternate version based on the trench run in Star Wars. Vote for The Pursuit of Flight kit on LEGO Ideas.

LEGO Expert Roller Coaster Set

LEGO Expert Roller Coaster Set

This wonderful LEGO VIP set is sure to be a collectible. The 4,124 piece roller coaster features a chainlift that can be upgraded with a motor, and tons of little details like a ticket booth, cotton candy cart, concession stand, and coaster cars with movable lap bars.

LEGO Ball Counting Machine

LEGO Ball Counting Machine

Berthil van Beek shows off one of the cooler LEGO Great Ball Contraption modules we’ve seen. This one uses a complex series of gears and chains to count how many balls pass through it. We wonder if he timed the balls just right, if it could actually work as a clock.

Pipe Cleaner Bending LEGO Robot

Pipe Cleaner Bending LEGO Robot

Taking inspiration from the professional wire-bending machines used in factories, LEGO master Yoshihito Isogawa created this Mindstorms EV3-based machine which can be programmed with designs and then bends pipe cleaners into the shape shown on its screen.

LEGO Brick Sweeper

LEGO Brick Sweeper

Kids love to leave their toys lying all over the floor, and while most of them are innocuous enough, LEGO bricks can be downright painful under foot. The Brick Wall has come up with a solution – a LEGO Technic machine that sweeps up the pieces – at least on hard floors.

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