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Modelmaking with LEGO …

Enjoy my realistic-looking LEGO® models!

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My book: LEGO® Eisenbahn – Konzepte und Techniken für realistische Modelle

LEGO® Eisenbahn – Konzepte und Techniken für realistische Modelle

… is the name of my first LEGO hobby related book.

The title means "LEGO® trains – concepts and techniques for realistic models". Sorry, currently this book is only available in German.

But drop me a line if you would love to see a English translation in your own book shelf.

  1. Go to Table of contents of the book
  2. Go to Partlists for models from the book
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BR 10 steam engine in the version of 2016

BR 10 steam engine

New version of my favorite BR 10 steam engine. The building instruction is available as PDF-download.

  1. Go to BR 10 steam engine …
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Building instruction for my BR 80 steam engine

BR 80 steam engine

Now available: Building instruction and part list for my BR 80 steam engine as PDF-download.

  1. Go to BR 80 steam engine …
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Deutsche Bahn's Regional Express [more]

Deutsche Bahn's Regional Express

A Siemens Vectron electric locomotive and three Bombardier doubledeck coaches make my model of Deutsche Bahn's Regional Express.

  1. Go to Deutsche Bahn's Regional Express …
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Reverse Engineering Contest 4

Reverse Engineering Contest 4

This year a new "Reverse Engineering Contest" has started in March. Again, there are nice little challenges to solve …

  1. Go to „Reverse Engineering Contest IV“ Flickr gruppe
  2. Go to My solves

SBrick

The SBrick is used instead of the LEGO PowerFunctions receiver #8884.

The remote control is an app in your smartphone.

  1. Go to SBrick
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Various radii for LEGO compatible track by ME-Models

New radii for the LEGO train system

Finally available, the new radii for the LEGO train system are now available from the American third party manufacturer ME-Models.

  1. Read my first impressions of the Plastic rails from ME-Models

Super Mega Steam Power Train Builder Production

James Mathis, an old LEGO friend from Hawaii has submitted an amazing project on ideas.lego.com. Now, he needs all your support to make this idea into a real LEGO set!

  1. Your support for Super Mega Steam Power Train Builder Production on ideas.lego.com
  2. *.lxf files on brickshelf.com
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Various radii for LEGO compatible track by ME Models Railway System

Kickstarter: ME Models Railway System

It has been quite for a while. Now ME-models has started a kickstarter project to make various track radii in metal and plastic track which is fully compatible to LEGO train track …

Update: Funded! The Kickstarter project was successfully funded May 17th.

  1. Go to ME Models Railway System on kickstarter.com
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Reverse Engineering Contest 3

Reverse Engineering Contest 3

The „Reverse Engineering Contest 3“ offers a weekly new challenge. How is the model attached? Rubberbands and glue are – of course – forbidden. Lot's of creativity is needed …

  1. Go to „Reverse Engineering Contest 3“ Flickr group
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LEGO Collector – Collectors's Guide

News on the Bookshelf

Dreieich, Juli 2011: The new LEGO Collector's Guide by Michael Steiner: LEGO Collector – Collectors's Guide is available as second edition. The limited edition includes a special Classic Space keyring.

  1. Go to my Bookshelf …

ME Metal Rails

Since LEGO stopped producing current-carrying rails fans worldwide were waiting for an alternative. ME is now offering a 9V train track compatible rail system with Metal Rails.

  1. Go to Metal Rails …
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ICE 3 built with LEGO [more]

Trains

Trains built with LEGO.

  1. Go to Trains …
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Venice built with LEGO [more]

Architecture

Architectural models built with LEGO.

  1. Go to Architecture …
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Bucket Wheel Excavator built with LEGO [more]

Machinery & Vehicles

From Bucket Wheel Excavator to police's Water Cannon Truck.

  1. Go to Machinery & Vehicles …
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Classic Space in XL [more]

Classic Space in XL

Classic LEGO sets from the Classic Space playtheme re-built in XL scale.

  1. Go to Classic Space in XL …