The Lego Trains Book
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The Lego Trains Book

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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 tech-niques like SNOT (studs not on top), micro-striping, creating textures, and making offset connections -Case studies of the design process -Ways to use older LEGO pieces in modern designs For ages 10+show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 248 pages
  • 236 x 238 x 20.32mm | 997.9g
  • No Starch Press,US
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • 1 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1593278195
  • 9781593278199
  • 8,864

About Holger Matthes

Holger Matthes is a hobbyist who has been building with LEGO since 2000. He was involved in the creation of various official LEGO projects such as the Hobby Train set #10183 and frequently presents his models and gives workshops at LEGO exhibitions worldwide.show more

Table of contents

Introduction Chapter 1: A History of LEGO Trains Chapter 2: Basic Building Principles Chapter 3: Designing Your Own Models Chapter 4: A Case Study in Design Chapter 5: Building Instructions and Inspiration Indexshow more

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