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The Lego Trains Book
by Holger Matthes




Overview -
Learn the model-making process from start to finish, including the best ways to choose scale, wheels, motors, and track layout. Get advice for building steam engines, locomotives, and passenger cars, and discover fresh ideas and inspiration for your own LEGO train designs.

Inside you'll find:
-A historical tour of LEGO trains
-Step-by-step building instructions for models of the German Inter-City Express (ICE), the Swiss "Crocodile," and a vintage passenger car
-Tips for controlling your trains with transformers, receivers, and motors
-Advice on advanced building tech­niques like SNOT (studs not on top), micro­striping, creating textures, and making offset connections
-Case studies of the design process
-Ways to use older LEGO pieces in modern designs

For ages 10+

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Overview

Learn the model-making process from start to finish, including the best ways to choose scale, wheels, motors, and track layout. Get advice for building steam engines, locomotives, and passenger cars, and discover fresh ideas and inspiration for your own LEGO train designs.

Inside you'll find:
-A historical tour of LEGO trains
-Step-by-step building instructions for models of the German Inter-City Express (ICE), the Swiss "Crocodile," and a vintage passenger car
-Tips for controlling your trains with transformers, receivers, and motors
-Advice on advanced building tech­niques like SNOT (studs not on top), micro­striping, creating textures, and making offset connections
-Case studies of the design process
-Ways to use older LEGO pieces in modern designs

For ages 10+

 

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593278199
  • ISBN-10: 1593278195
  • Publisher: No Starch Press
  • Publish Date: October 2017
  • Page Count: 248
  • Dimensions: 9.1 x 9.1 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds


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