Tag Archives: Lego

Launching Windows programs on AWS

A friend of mine is using Studio 2.0 from Bricklink to create digital models in Lego. He is particularly interested in rendering (creating real-looking images of models that only exist in the computer). The models are complex, and include transparent … Continue reading

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3D print settings – Dremel 3D20

I have a Dremel 3D20 printer. It uses proprietary software, which has some limitations Dremel Idea Builder will load 3D files in .STL and .OBJ format, and will write them to the 3D20 via USB cable. Idea Builder has limited … Continue reading

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3D printing gears

Back in March, I determined that using a raft was a waste of time. I tried printing some Lego-compatible helical gears, and this happened. The first layer wasn’t adhered sufficiently to the bed. The print head was merrily depositing further … Continue reading

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Mixing hobbies – Lego train on 16mm Garden Railway (part 2)

In my last post, I berated the fact that a inside-frame chassis on 16mm track wasn’t possible in Lego. The gauntlet was picked up by my friends in the adult Lego fan community, and a potential solution looks like this: … Continue reading

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Mixing hobbies – Lego train on 16mm Garden Railway

We have had Lego trains running on our garden railways before, using a chassis made of wood and metal, and bodywork made out of the famous bricks. Around Christmas 2018, someone asked in the forums of the 16mm association¬†if it … Continue reading

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A 3D printer diary – printing an accuracy test

We bought this printer in a sale. It was missing a few important parts, including the SD Card with software on it to control it from a laptop. Without that software, we would be limited to the four models that … Continue reading

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Lego Steam Trains

A Garden railway doesn’t necessarily have to be serious! Here are some amazingly detailed model trains made of Lego, running around a garden.

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