In addition to the amazing LEGO models created by builders all over the world, The Brothers Brick brings you the best of LEGO news and reviews. This is our weekly Brick Report for the second week of August 2020.
We got to spend some quality time with the new Technic 6×6 Volvo Articulated Hauler. Keep reading our Brick Report to get all the details.
TBB REVIEWS AND INSTRUCTIONS: This week we learned how to make a safe courtesy of Tiago Catarino and took a close up look at the Technic 6×6 Volvo Articulated Hauler!
- How to build a safe to go with your brick bank [Instructions] – Come check out Tiago Catarino’s (@tiagoreiscatarino) recent LEGO tutorial, a tiny safe!
- LEGO Technic 42114 6×6 Volvo Articulated Hauler [Review] – We take a close look at LEGO’s latest addition to their Control+ line of vehicles. Is this a Technic set that’s worth the hefty price tag?
OTHER NEWS: There were quite a few other interesting LEGO news articles from around the web this week. Here are the best of the rest:
- LEGO is launching braille bricks for students across the US, CNN – The LEGO Foundation designed and created a line of bricks molded with studs that correspond to numbers and letters in the braille alphabet.
- Epic LEGO Battles Are A Smash On YouTube, Forbes – For those who want the old school-stop motion animation there are now some truly impressive “creators” who have utilized LEGO (and similar looking) plastic bricks to recreate famous battles.
- Fans reverse-engineer LEGO Mario’s barcodes to make real-life Paper Mario, Nintendo Wire – Flexing creative muscles and coming up with new ways to use old pieces is what keeps LEGO so popular and relevant even in the digital age.
- You could win a LEGO replica of your cat in celebration of International Cat Day, The Brag – What says “I love you” more than having a giant replica LEGO version of your cat?
- 10 impressive LEGO skateboarding ideas, Surfer Today – Are you a sidewalk surfing enthusiast? Do you have any free time? Build your own skateboard-inspired LEGO set.
- New documentary goes behind the scenes at Legoland, Windsor & Eton Express – The four-part series will give audiences an intimate look at the theme park through interviews with model makers, hotel housekeepers and roller coaster designers.