Engineering lego projects

Brickvention 2020 Spotlight: LEGO® St Louis Gateway Arch

Created on April 9, 2020 12:34 pm

For our last Brickvention 2020 Spotlight we’re focusing on Stephan’s enormous LEGO® Technic version of the St Louis Gateway Arch. Perhaps not so well known outside the US, the Gateway Arch is the largest human-made arch in the world and is a massive 192m tall! Stephan lived and worked in St Louis for a number […]

Brickvention 2020 Spotlight: LEGO® St Louis Gateway Arch

Brickvention 2020 Spotlight: LEGO® brick Taz Devil

Created on April 2, 2020 9:23 am

Our resident motorcycle rider builder KC surprised us by deciding to NOT build a motorcycle for Brickvention 2020! He decided instead to create a “life-size” version of his favourite Looney Tunes character, and fellow Tasmanian, Taz Devil. Not only that, he also decided to build the model as a self-portrait. KC created the model from […]

Brickvention 2020 Spotlight: LEGO® brick Taz Devil

Behind the Build: LEGO® Britten Bike

Created on March 25, 2020 2:39 pm

Building a life-sized Britten LEGO® brick V-1000 motorcycle was a real challenge. Like the other two life-sized motorcycles we have built, we started with the wheels, working around a central vertical channel to allow for a metal support to keep the model vertical and safe for transport. The front wheel was built separately first, including […]

Behind the Build: LEGO® Britten Bike

LEGO Masters Australia is back!

Created on March 23, 2020 10:48 am

LEGO Masters Australia is back! This season is so much bigger, brighter and crazier than last year. We can’t wait to share it with Australia again! Here’s your first sneak peek at the brick-built AWESOMENESS that’s coming soon to channel 9:

LEGO Masters Australia is back!

Brickvention 2020 Spotlight: LEGO® Brick Sydney Olympic Cauldron

Created on March 12, 2020 7:27 pm

There was never any doubt that our Workshop Manager Clay would build something Olympic related for Brickvention this year! A bone-fide Olympics-nut, Clay has had a passion for the ceremony and spectacle of the Olympics ever since he saw the Sydney 2000 Olympics as a 6 year old. So when Ryan offered him the chance […]

Brickvention 2020 Spotlight: LEGO® Brick Sydney Olympic Cauldron

Brickvention 2020 Spotlight: LEGO® Brick Lowrider

Created on February 27, 2020 12:51 pm

Luke is our resident car enthusiast so there was never any doubt that he’d build a LEGO® brick car for his Brickvention model! Building a simple straight model wasn’t going to be enough, so Luke set himself the challenge of creating a bouncing Lowrider! Using LEGO motors and Linear actuators was going to be way […]

Brickvention 2020 Spotlight: LEGO® Brick Lowrider

A Brickman Brickvention 2020 wrap-up

Created on January 22, 2020 11:59 am

Halfway through 2019 Ryan decided that the whole team could build whatever that wanted to for Melbourne’s premier LEGO® Fan exhibition, Brickvention 2020. Needless to say, the whole team was pretty excited! The idea was for every team member, from our Inventory Manager through to Ryan himself, to build LEGO® models to showcase their skills […]

A Brickman Brickvention 2020 wrap-up

Life-size LEGO Honda Civic Type-R

Created on May 2, 2019 2:48 pm

After the mammoth effort it took to build our last life-size car from LEGO® bricks we said that we’d never do it again. But when Honda Australia asked us to build their new flagship Civic, with full Type-R extras, we just couldn’t say no! We mean- just look at this thing: Being our second life-size […]

Life-size LEGO Honda Civic Type-R

Life sized LEGO® brick Toyota Camry car

Created on April 16, 2018 3:13 pm

This year Ryan ticked off another of his life goals- to build a life-sized car out of LEGO® bricks! The chance to build one came out of a relationship with our between Toyota Australia and our new touring AWESOME LEGO model exhibition. As it happens Toyota we’re planning on unveiling their brand new 2018 Hybrid Camry […]

Life sized LEGO® brick Toyota Camry car

Throwback Thursday LEGO® Brick Shell’s Prelude FLNG Facility

Created on October 12, 2017 9:00 am

In this week’s Throwback we’re going back to one of our biggest and most complex models- a huge nearly 5m long Shell Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) Facility! We built the facility in separate sections for ease of transport and construction. This model was built back in the old workshop and was so big it […]

Throwback Thursday LEGO® Brick Shell’s Prelude FLNG Facility
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