Friday, December 30, 2005

Fuzzy Man

Micah Berger made a cute little ogre! Notice the teeth (fig hands) and the system for the shoulder hinge joint.

Thursday, December 29, 2005

Classic Car

KillerMoth26 gives us a genaric, and nearly completely SNOT, Classic Car.



Check it out!

Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Cogs galore

Check out these three medieveal trade cogs, all of them CCC3 entries, by Carl Nelson, Lomero and Kenn Oldham:






Monday, December 26, 2005

Stealth Bomber

Ladies and gentlemen, I present a Mini Stealth Bomber! It doesn't have much more than a SNOT job to recomend it (and a spankingly good one, at that), but it's still unique.

Saturday, December 24, 2005

Victorian House

Here is a little Christmas Eve treat: a full-fledged victorian house with plenty of SNOT! There are so many creative things that I love about this house that I could bore you with a twenty page tour, so thank me for not doing so; the temptation is great. Here are a few of the best:





Great SNOT bay windows:





SNOT brickwork:



The little round window with SNOT arch and a piece of fence:



Railing detail:



Merry Christmas!

Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Mini Starship

Two posts in a row - I'm on a roll! Actually, it's more like Christmas vacation. At any rate, here is a-tree again with a mini starship.





You've gotta love the angle on the back end. If I'm not mistaken, it is accomplished by hinging on the "T" pieces that also connect to the light-saber handles. Clever!

Monday, December 19, 2005

Guns Museum Deluxe

There isn't much there yet, but I am really looking forward to more from a-tree and his gun gallery. I already love what is there and I'm sure the gun-lovers among us will draw much inspiration from this gallery if he continues the project.


A simple SNOTty snowflake

Anthony Sava has recently built several cool Christmas tree ornaments, including this snowflake that employs some nifty SNOT:

Saturday, December 17, 2005

Why are they called "bardings" anyway?

Classic-Castle.com is the online home of many great builders and a treasure house of ideas. Recently, C-C user Boses posted this brick-built barding on his Brickshelf gallery and I think it is downright cool.

Notice the stocking-cap as a buckler.

Tuesday, December 13, 2005

Details, details, details...

If you ever want to find some LEGO buildings with awesome detail, check out a train layout. Here are some tasty treats:




SNOTty Steampunk

Kevin Heckel's Scuttler Steampunk Mecha includes some complex SNOT work and uses a castle helmet and a Rock Raider's dump bin in interesting ways:

Friday, December 09, 2005

Harley

Derjoe has created a wonderful Harley in his Comicshop scene.





Also notice the brick used as a crate and the SNOT sign.

Friday, December 02, 2005

Harry Potter stairs in a whole new light

Josh Wedin's Dragonsbane Siege, an entry into the 3rd Colossal Castle Contest, uses the Harry Potter spiral stair piece in a unique new way:

Thursday, December 01, 2005

Pope's hat and staff

Johannes Koehler has created a new vignette. It uses a tire and this part to make a creative Pope's hat. Also note the use a mecha hinge part for the staff: