Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Functioning Mechanical LEGO Loom!

French mechanical engineer Nicholas Lespour has created yet another mechanical loom made out of 100% LEGO. This one being smaller, faster, and more reliable than his last loom. This time he wrote and illustrated a set of instructions so that others can create there own looms right at home. The instructions can be found here!

Friday, February 20, 2015

Adventure Time on the Lego Ideas Blog

I was checking out the Lego Ideas Site (previously Cuusoo) and found this submission by aBetterMonkey. This set includes all of the best Adventure Time characters. As of 02-20-15 it has 271 supporters and 346 days left. So if you would like to see this set developed by lego, head over and vote

Sunday, February 15, 2015

New Arealight Soft Plastic Pieces

We have just stocked a huge range of the new Arealight Soft Plastic pieces.  This first wave comes in Black, White, Reddish Brown, and Dark Red.  The different pieces you can choose from are the Cape, Hood, Shawl, Waistcape, Pauldron, Double Pauldron, and the Loincloth.  The plastic materiel is shiny and has a soft flexible feel.  They range in prices between $1.25 and $2.50 a piece.

Reddish Brown Cape

Assorted Loincloths

Black Pauldron and Waistcape

We have the full range for purchase on and there is a nice review on the Arealight Blog for more information.