Monthly Archives: April 2007

Kinkaku-ji by Jumpei Mitsui

Jumpei Mitsui and Sachiko Akinaga have earned international reputations through their participation in the LEGO King Championship TV show. More importantly, they’re both well-known for their great building skills, as Jumpei demonstrates with his recreation of Kinkaku-ji, the “Golden Pavilian” in Kyoto, Japan:

(I think Hippotam over at Klocki has a time machine.)

Papercraft Star Wars Minifigs

I noticed a cool papercraft stormtrooper in Brickshelf user Obi-Wan-Stefen’s gallery, who kindly provided enough info to get to i like toys, which linked to Japanese site Piro model with instructions and templates for creating your own papercraft Star Wars minifigs:

Click the pictures above to go to instruction pages on Piro model. The instructions will be in Japanese, but they’re numbered and easy enough to follow visually.

Here’s what the templates look like:

Have fun, and let us know if you try making any of these.