In addition to the amazing LEGO models created by builders all over the world, The Brothers Brick brings you the best LEGO news and reviews. This is our weekly Brick Report for the second week of June 2021.
TBB NEWS AND REVIEWS This past week checked out a new amusement park ride, learned about the new LEGO Ideas typewriter, and embraced our inner Slytherin with the new Harry Potter set, and got the details on the first official LEGO convention. On a sadder note, we said goodbye to a very talented LEGO builder who passed away suddenly last week.
- Fun at the fair with Creator 3-in-1 31119 Ferris Wheel – Be sure to catch our review of the newest Creator 3-in-1 sets, a kid brother to the 2015 version
- LEGO Ideas reveals 21327 Typewriter as a 2,000-piece life-size model with moving keys – Take a trip back in time, before texting and tweets, to get the scoop on the LEGO Ideas vintage typewriter.
- Wes Talbott and James May talk about how they designed the LEGO Ideas 21327 Typewriter – Find out details about the new typewriter set from the folks who designed it.
- Mourning the passing of David Frank – This week we mourn the passing of a very talented builder, David Frank.
- LEGO Harry Potter 76389 Hogwarts Chamber of Secrets – We’re going back inside the dreaded Chamber of Secrets to face the Basilisk. Hopefully Fawkes will find us worthy.
- LEGO unveils life-size Lamborghini Sián FKP 37 built with over 400,000 pieces – Talk about “Build it big”, LEGO revealed a life-sized Lamborghini Sián made from more lime green parts than you ever thought existed.
- LEGO soft launches Fan Moments featuring fan made photographs of LEGO built sets – The LEGO shopping site introduced photos of sets submitted by fans, taking inspiration from many other online retailers.
- First ever LEGO online fan event LEGO CON to go live on June 26 with reveal of new LEGO Star Wars set – We learned more about the first official LEGO convention happening later this month.
OTHER NEWS – In other LEGO news, watch a playable guitar be made from LEGO elements, learn about the newest Legoland theme park coming soon to China, and get nostalgic with a look back over the rise and fall and maybe rise of the long-running franchise.
- I Built a GUITAR out of 3500 LEGO Pieces!, YouTube – Nick Zammeti builds a working guitar out of LEGO, I hope it sounds better than a cascade of puring bricks.
- LEGOLAND Sichuan will bring Lego fun to China, Blooloop – Looks like LEGOland is going to China. Maybe this will help stem the flow of cheap knock-off brands…
- The Lost Magic of Lego Star Wars, YouTube – Take a look back over 16 years of LEGO STar Wars video games to decide for yourself if the franchise has lost its way.