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The LEGO Build-It Book, Vol. 1

The LEGO Build-It Book, Vol. 1

Amazing Vehicles

Bill's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On Nov 26, 2013 Bill Osuch wrote: Book review: The Lego Build-It Book, Volume 1, Amazing Vehicles (Kuipers & Zamboni, O’Reilly Media)
The Lego Build-It Book, Volume 1, Amazing Vehicles is the perfect resource for our situation. In this 132-page book, the authors show you how to build 10 different vehicles from one Lego kit. You can build several types of cars, a rescue truck, go-kart, and more. The instructions are presented in the same style as an "official" Lego manual, with each page showing an inventory of pieces needed and step-by-step instructions. Full Review >

Kindle Fire: Out of the Box

Kindle Fire: Out of the Box

Bill's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Feb 21, 2012 Bill Osuch wrote: Book Review: Kindle Fire: Out Of The Box (O’Reilly)
The Kindle Fire, like a lot of devices these days, does not come with a user manual. Kindle Fire: Out Of The Box covers the basics of setting up and using your Fire. Full Review >

Make: Ultimate Kit Guide

Make: Ultimate Kit Guide

Bill's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On Jan 6, 2012 Bill Osuch wrote: 21st century toy catalog!
If you're interested in hacking (and by that I don't mean programming, I mean cobbling together various wires, circuits, bits and gizmos to form something new and innovative) then you've probably come across MAKE magazine. The folks at MAKE have released a special edition: MAKE Ultimate Kit Guide 2012. Full Review >

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Beautiful LEGO

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This is a beautiful and inspiring book. The pictures are works of art. Some majestic in scale, some more at the level that you can imagine someone actually doing, if they had the artistic vision these creators did!
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